Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - 7 km west of Giarre, Catania, Sicily, Italy, on Thursday, 6 May 2021 at 18:29 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 13 km depth
6 May 19:00 UTC: First to report: INGV after 31 minutes.
Depth: 12.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.74°N / 15.105°E (Catania, Sicily, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (10 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) NW of Fornazzo (pop: 161) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) WNW of Giarre (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 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 Belpasso (Catania) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) N of Gravina di Catania (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) N of Aci Castello (pop: 17,600) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) ESE of Palerme (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
512 km (318 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: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.7||13 km||2 Km NW Milo (CT), Italy||INGV|