Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - Province of Messina, 16 km north of Giarre, Catania, Sicily, Italy, on Monday, 31 May 2021 at 12:03 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 17 km depth
31 May 12:12 UTC: First to report: INGV after 8 minutes.
Depth: 16.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.866°N / 15.179°E (Province of Messina, Sicily, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) WSW of San Cataldo (pop: 39) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) W of Letojanni (Province of Messina) (pop: 2,700) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) N of Riposto (Catania) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) N of Giarre (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) E of Randazzo (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 9,950) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) WSW of Roccalumera (pop: 3,700) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SE of Montalbano Elicona (pop: 1,450) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) S of Mazzarrà Sant'Andrea (pop: 1,340) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) E of Palerme (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
502 km (312 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||17 km||Italy: 3 Km S Motta Camastra (ME)||INGV|