Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.8 on date 02-12-2019 and time 12:08:02 (Italy) in region 4 km S Gangi (PA)

A magnitude ML 1.8 earthquake occured in region: 4 km S Gangi (PA), on

  • 02-12-2019 11:08:02 (UTC)
  • 02-12-2019 12:08:02 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.76, 14.21 at 16 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV.

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The values of hypocentral coordinates and magnitude may be revised at a later time as more information becomes available.

Municipalities within 20 km from the epicenter

Distances are determinated based on the geographic coordintes of the (Istat).
Municipality Region Dist Inh Cum Inh
Gangi PA 4 6811 6811
Petralia Soprana PA 10 3360 10171
Bompietro PA 10 1401 11572
Alimena PA 11 2032 13604
Petralia Sottana PA 12 2821 16425
Blufi PA 12 1029 17454
Geraci Siculo PA 12 1945 19399
Sperlinga EN 13 805 20204
Castellana Sicula PA 15 3411 23615
Nicosia EN 17 13899 37514
Castel di Lucio ME 17 1294 38808
San Mauro Castelverde PA 17 1701 40509
Resuttano CL 18 2038 42547
Villarosa EN 19 4937 47484
Polizzi Generosa PA 19 3407 50891
Calascibetta EN 20 4528 55419

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
33 Km NE of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
71 Km SE of Bagheria (55387 inhabitants)
75 Km NE of Agrigento (59770 inhabitants)
77 Km N of Gela (75827 inhabitants)
82 Km W of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
84 Km SE of Palermo (674435 inhabitants)
86 Km W of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
95 Km N of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
Recent and historical Seismicity
Seismic hazard
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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Bulletin
Rev1000
ML 1.8 2019-12-02
11:08:02
37.76 14.21 16 2020-02-28
16:42:12
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 74551031
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.9 2019-12-02
11:08:01
37.75 14.15 24 2019-12-02
11:16:55
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 74246021
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-12-02 11:08:02 ± 0.23
Latitude 37.76 ± 0.01
Longitude 14.21 ± 0.02
Depth (km) 16 ± 3 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 74551031

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1197
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1127
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 72
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1200
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 119
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 14
Number of defining phases 14
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.37
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.10522
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.55128
Number of stations at which the event was observed 9
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 9
Magnitudes information

ML:1.9

Field Value
Value 1.9
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 8
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 74246021
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-12-02 11:16:55

ML:1.8

Field Value
Value 1.8
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 8
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 74551031
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-12-11 14:32:43
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.PLLN.EHE. 2019-12-02T11:08:13.06 0.6 undecidable manual S 347 0.2374 109 0.8 41
IV.RAFF.HHZ. 2019-12-02T11:08:13.68 0.6 undecidable manual P 167 0.5513 96 0.27 46
IV.GIB.HHZ. 2019-12-02T11:08:13.67 0.6 undecidable manual S 328 0.2716 106 0.46 46
IV.MSFR.HHE. 2019-12-02T11:08:11.07 0.1 positive manual P 48 0.4056 99 0.13 98
IV.CSLB.HHZ. 2019-12-02T11:08:11.54 0.6 undecidable manual S 326 0.214 112 -0.05 52
IV.CPTP.HHZ. 2019-12-02T11:08:10.89 1.0 undecidable manual P 186 0.3552 101 0.81 20
IV.RESU.HHZ. 2019-12-02T11:08:10.93 0.6 undecidable manual S 227 0.1664 120 0.6 46
IV.ALJA.HHZ. 2019-12-02T11:08:10.70 0.6 undecidable manual P 268 0.3615 100 0.51 45
IV.PETRA.HHZ. 2019-12-02T11:08:09.07 0.6 undecidable manual S 314 0.1052 137 0.18 52
IV.GIB.HHZ. 2019-12-02T11:08:08.32 0.3 undecidable manual P 328 0.2716 106 -0.37 72
IV.CSLB.HHZ. 2019-12-02T11:08:07.40 0.3 undecidable manual P 326 0.214 112 -0.36 73
IV.PLLN.EHE. 2019-12-02T11:08:07.94 0.1 undecidable manual P 347 0.2374 109 -0.2 100
IV.RESU.HHZ. 2019-12-02T11:08:06.56 0.1 positive manual P 227 0.1664 120 -0.47 95
IV.PETRA.HHZ. 2019-12-02T11:08:05.79 0.1 positive manual P 314 0.1052 137 -0.41 97
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.CSLB.HHE. ML:0 7.6490375E-5 0.4032 AML other m 2019-12-02T11:08:12.05
IV.PETRA.HHN. ML:1.8 0.0004823027 0.3584 AML other m 2019-12-02T11:08:11.64
IV.RESU.HHN. ML:0 0.001254514 0.5184 AML other m 2019-12-02T11:08:11.67
IV.RESU.HHE. ML:0 0.00086525345 0.4224 AML other m 2019-12-02T11:08:12.81
IV.GIB.HHN. ML:0 0.00033530865 0.48 AML other m 2019-12-02T11:08:14.08
IV.CSLB.HHN. ML:1.2 8.349994E-5 0.4992 AML other m 2019-12-02T11:08:14.19
IV.GIB.HHE. ML:0 0.0002452993 0.4032 AML other m 2019-12-02T11:08:16.96
IV.MILZ.HHN. ML:0 0.000268 0.9 AML other m 2019-12-02T11:08:44.46
IV.MILZ.HHE. ML:0 0.000425 0.58 AML other m 2019-12-02T11:08:44.47
IV.PETRA.HHE. ML:2 0.00082532175 0.48 AML other m 2019-12-02T11:08:09.59
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