Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 9.2 km west of Giarre, Catania, Sicily, Italy, on Saturday, 8 May 2021 at 18:07 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 0 km depth
8 May 18:51 UTC: First to report: INGV after 43 minutes.
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.745°N / 15.08°E (Catania, Sicily, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) WNW of Fornazzo (pop: 161) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) WNW of Giarre (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) NNW of Acireale (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) N of San Giovanni la Punta (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) N of Mascalucia (Catania) (pop: 29,900) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NNE of Belpasso (Catania) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) N of Gravina di Catania (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) ENE of Adrano (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) ESE of Palerme (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
511 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: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) More info
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