Minor mag. 1.9 earthquake - 4.1 km southwest of Giarre, Catania, Sicily, Italy, on Thursday, 6 May 2021 at 14:09 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.9 earthquake at 16 km depth
6 May 14:16 UTC: First to report: INGV after 6 minutes.
Depth: 16.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.707°N / 15.14°E (Catania, Sicily, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (14 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) N of Santa Venerina (pop: 5,000) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (3 mi) WSW of Giarre (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) NNW of Acireale (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NNE of San Giovanni la Punta (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) NNE of Mascalucia (Catania) (pop: 29,900) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NNE of Gravina di Catania (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NNE of Misterbianco (pop: 45,500) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) NNE of Catina (pop: 290,900) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) ESE of Palerme (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
517 km (321 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: 4.5 x 107 joules (12.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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