Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 21 km southwest of Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto, Province of Messina, Sicily, Italy, on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 6:30 pm (GMT +2) -

Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 21 km southwest of Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto, Province of Messina, Sicily, Italy, on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 6:30 pm (GMT +2)

Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 8 km depth

19 Oct 16:40 UTC: First to report: INGV after 9 minutes.
Date & time: Oct 19, 2021 16:30:53 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 6:30 pm (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 1.6
Depth: 8.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.0145°N / 15.0513°E (Province of Messina, Sicily, Italy)
Antipode: 38.015°S / 164.949°W
Nearest volcano: Etna (30 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) ESE of Montalbano Elicona (pop: 1,450) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) SSW of Falcone (pop: 2,510) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NNW of Francavilla di Sicilia (pop: 3,870) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) SSE of Patti (Province of Messina) (pop: 9,320) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NNE of Randazzo (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 9,950) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) E of Tortorici (pop: 3,310) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SW of Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto (Provincia di Messina) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) SW of Milazzo (Province of Messina) (pop: 31,800) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) E of Palermo (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
483 km (300 mi) SSE of loma (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 13.9°C (57 F), humidity: 92%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from NW
Primary data source: INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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1.68.4 kmItaly: 3 Km E Montalbano Elicona (ME)INGV

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