Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 5.5 km west of Giarre, Catania, Sicily, Italy, on Thursday, 6 May 2021 at 13:57 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 19 km depth
6 May 14:32 UTC: First to report: INGV after 35 minutes.
Depth: 18.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.735°N / 15.121°E (Catania, Sicily, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (11 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) NW of Praino (pop: 96) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) WNW of Giarre (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NNW of Acireale (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) N of San Giovanni la Punta (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NNE of Mascalucia (Catania) (pop: 29,900) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) NNE of Gravina di Catania (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) N of Aci Castello (pop: 17,600) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) NE of Belpasso (Catania) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) ESE of Palerme (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
513 km (319 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: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.6||19 km||1 Km N Milo (CT), Italy||INGV|