Minor mag. 1.9 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 3.5 km east of Catania, Sicily, Italy, on Friday, July 16, 2021 at 19:48 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
16 Jul 20:09 UTC: First to report: INGV after 20 minutes.
Depth: 9.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.4857°N / 15.1088°E↗ (Ionian Sea, Italy)
Antipode: 37.486°S / 164.891°W↗
Nearest volcano: Etna (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) ESE of Catania (pop: 290,900) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) SSW of Aci Castello (pop: 17,600) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) SSE of Gravina di Catania (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) ESE of Misterbianco (pop: 45,500) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) S of San Giovanni la Punta (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) SSE of Mascalucia (Catania) (pop: 29,900) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SSW of Acireale (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SE of Belpasso (Catania) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) ESE of Paternò (pop: 46,000) --> See nearby quakes!
538 km (334 mi) SSE of loma (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 107 joules (12.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.9||9.5 km||Italy: Costa Catanese (Catania)||INGV|