Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 22 km east of Augusta, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy, on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at 04:50 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 9 km depth
21 Jul 05:02 UTC: First to report: INGV after 12 minutes.
Depth: 8.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.2885°N / 15.4603°E↗ (Ionian Sea, Italy)
Antipode: 37.289°S / 164.54°W↗
Nearest volcano: Etna (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) ENE of Augusta (Syracuse) (pop: 30,700) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) NNE of Syracuse (pop: 97,500) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NE of Floridia (Provincia di Siracusa) (pop: 22,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) E of Lentini (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) ESE of Catania (pop: 290,900) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SE of Acireale (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SE of Gravina di Catania (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) ESE of Misterbianco (pop: 45,500) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SE of Mascalucia (Catania) (pop: 29,900) --> See nearby quakes!
571 km (355 mi) SSE of loma (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.7||8.8 km||Italy: Costa Siracusana (Siracusa)||INGV|