Minor mag. 1.5 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 10.4 km east of Catania, Sicily, Italy, on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 14:47 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
20 Jul 14:59 UTC: First to report: INGV after 12 minutes.
Depth: 9.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.4772°N / 15.1862°E↗ (Ionian Sea, Italy)
Antipode: 37.477°S / 164.814°W↗
Nearest volcano: Etna (35 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) SSE of Aci Castello (pop: 17,600) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) E of Catania (pop: 290,900) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) SE of Tremestieri Etneo (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SE of San Giovanni la Punta (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SE of Gravina di Catania (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) S of Acireale (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SE of Mascalucia (Catania) (pop: 29,900) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) ESE of Misterbianco (pop: 45,500) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SE of Belpasso (Catania) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
542 km (337 mi) SSE of loma (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 107 joules (3.12 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.5||9.5 km||Italy: Costa Catanese (Catania)||INGV|