Event status: highly uncertain [?]

Reported quake or seismic-like event: 30 km north of Catania, Sicily, Italy, Thursday, July, 8 2021 22:59 GMT -

Reported quake or seismic-like event: 30 km north of Catania, Sicily, Italy, Thursday, July, 8 2021 22:59 GMT
8 Jul 22:59 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 38 seconds.
Date & time: Jul 8, 2021 22:59:18 UTC -
Magnitude: unknown
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.75°N / 14.99°E (Catania, Sicily, Italy)
Antipode: 37.75°S / 165.01°W
Nearest volcano: Etna (0 km / 0 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) NE of Calcerana-Marina (pop: 24) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) ESE of Bronte (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 18,400) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NE of Biancavilla (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 23,200) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) NE of Adrano (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) W of Giarre (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NNE of Paternò (pop: 46,000) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NW of Acireale (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) NNW of Catania (pop: 290,900) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) ESE of Palermo (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
507 km (315 mi) SSE of loma (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: VolcanoDiscovery
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NORTH Highlands (0 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling / 1-2 minutes : Скрепел дом, шевелились жалюзи и листья вазона (reported through our app)  
San Ramon, ca (0 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Very weak shaking, thought I was dizzy from staring at a computer all day but then I noticed my calendar shaking too. My son felt it in his room as well. Very minor. (reported through our app)  
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