Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 82 km east of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy, on Friday, July 30, 2021 at 15:04 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 23 km depth
30 Jul 15:19 UTC: First to report: INGV after 14 minutes.
Depth: 23.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.2447°N / 16.1915°E↗ (Ionian Sea, Italy)
Antipode: 37.245°S / 163.809°W↗
Nearest volcano: Etna (120 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
77 km (48 mi) S of Galati (pop: 259) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) ENE of Syracuse (pop: 97,500) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SSE of Melito di Porto Salvo (pop: 9,660) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) E of Augusta (Syracuse) (pop: 30,700) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) ENE of Floridia (Provincia di Siracusa) (pop: 22,100) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) ESE of Aci Castello (pop: 17,600) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) ESE of Acireale (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) ESE of Catania (pop: 290,900) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) SSE of Reggio Calabria (pop: 169,100) --> See nearby quakes!
605 km (376 mi) SSE of loma (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.5||23 km||Italy: Mar Ionio Meridionale (MARE)||INGV|
|2.5||23 km||Italy: IONIAN SEA||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.