Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 3.8 km south of Giarre, Catania, Sicily, Italy, on Thursday, 6 May 2021 at 14:21 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 13 km depth
6 May 14:37 UTC: First to report: INGV after 15 minutes.
Depth: 13.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.69°N / 15.183°E (Catania, Sicily, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
0 km (0 mi) W of Carruba (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (2 mi) S of Giarre (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) N of Acireale (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NNE of San Giovanni la Punta (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) NNE of Aci Castello (pop: 17,600) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) NE of Mascalucia (Catania) (pop: 29,900) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NE of Gravina di Catania (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NNE of Catina (pop: 290,900) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) ESE of Palerme (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
520 km (323 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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