Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - 9.7 km northwest of Acireale, Catania, Sicily, Italy, on Sunday, 2 May 2021 at 12:07 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 1 km depth
2 May 12:25 UTC: First to report: INGV after 18 minutes.
Depth: 0.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.674°N / 15.092°E (Catania, Sicily, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) WSW of Zafferana Etnea (pop: 9,210) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SW of Giarre (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) NW of Acireale (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) N of San Giovanni la Punta (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) NNE of Mascalucia (Catania) (pop: 29,900) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) N of Gravina di Catania (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NNE of Misterbianco (pop: 45,500) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) N of Catina (pop: 290,900) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) ESE of Palerme (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
518 km (322 mi) SSE of Roma (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.0||0.6 km||3 Km SW Zafferana Etnea (CT), Italy||INGV|
|2.0||1 km||SICILY, ITALY||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.0, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.