Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 8.6 km northwest of Giarre, Catania, Sicily, Italy, on Saturday, 8 May 2021 at 18:30 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 6 km depth
8 May 18:42 UTC: First to report: INGV after 12 minutes.
Depth: 5.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.762°N / 15.096°E (Catania, Sicily, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NNW of Fornazzo (pop: 161) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (5 mi) WNW of Giarre (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NNW of Acireale (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) N of San Giovanni la Punta (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) N of Mascalucia (Catania) (pop: 29,900) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) NNE of Belpasso (Catania) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) N of Gravina di Catania (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) E of Bronte (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 18,400) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) ESE of Palerme (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
510 km (317 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||5.9 km||5 Km NW Milo (CT), Italy||INGV|