Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.6 on date 02-12-2019 and time 12:18:01 (Italy) in region 5 km E Bompietro (PA)

A magnitude ML 1.6 earthquake occured in region: 5 km E Bompietro (PA), on

  • 02-12-2019 11:18:01 (UTC)
  • 02-12-2019 12:18:01 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.74, 14.16 at 21 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV.

Search earthquakes: Any within 30 km radius

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
Bompietro PA 5 1401 1401
Alimena PA 6 2032 3433
Blufi PA 7 1029 4462
Petralia Soprana PA 8 3360 7822
Gangi PA 8 6811 14633
Petralia Sottana PA 10 2821 17454
Castellana Sicula PA 11 3411 20865
Resuttano CL 13 2038 22903
Geraci Siculo PA 14 1945 24848
Polizzi Generosa PA 16 3407 28255
Villarosa EN 17 4937 33192
Sperlinga EN 18 805 33997
Santa Caterina Villarmosa CL 19 5388 39385
Calascibetta EN 19 4528 43913
San Mauro Castelverde PA 20 1701 45614

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
28 Km N of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
68 Km SE of Bagheria (55387 inhabitants)
69 Km NE of Agrigento (59770 inhabitants)
75 Km N of Gela (75827 inhabitants)
81 Km SE of Palermo (674435 inhabitants)
86 Km W of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
90 Km W of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
94 Km NW of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
Recent and historical Seismicity
Seismic hazard
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Felt maps
Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Bulletin
Rev1000
ML 1.6 2019-12-02
11:18:01
37.74 14.16 21 2020-02-28
16:42:14
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 74736811
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.6 2019-12-02
11:18:01
37.75 14.17 20 2019-12-02
11:27:50
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 74246491
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-12-02 11:18:01 ± 0.3
Latitude 37.74 ± 0.01
Longitude 14.16 ± 0.02
Depth (km) 21 ± 3 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 74736811

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1740
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 953
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 270
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1740
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 126
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 13
Number of defining phases 13
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.3
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.10072
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.64391
Number of stations at which the event was observed 8
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 8
Magnitudes information

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.4
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 74246491
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-12-02 11:27:50

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.4
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 74736811
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-12-17 13:39:51
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.MUCR.HHE. 2019-12-02T11:18:13.75 0.3 undecidable manual P 61 0.6439 99 -0.02 68
IV.GIB.HHE. 2019-12-02T11:18:13.17 0.6 undecidable manual S 338 0.2725 116 0.8 40
IV.PLLN.EHZ. 2019-12-02T11:18:12.38 0.6 undecidable manual S 358 0.2554 118 0.45 45
IV.MSFR.HHE. 2019-12-02T11:18:10.42 0.3 undecidable manual P 49 0.4542 104 -0.17 70
IV.CSLB.HHZ. 2019-12-02T11:18:10.75 0.6 undecidable manual S 339 0.214 124 -0.13 48
IV.RESU.HHZ. 2019-12-02T11:18:09.54 1.0 undecidable manual S 221 0.1196 143 0.72 22
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2019-12-02T11:18:08.87 0.6 undecidable manual P 95 0.3265 111 0.37 45
IV.PETRA.HHZ. 2019-12-02T11:18:08.46 0.3 undecidable manual S 342 0.1007 147 -0.05 75
IV.GIB.HHE. 2019-12-02T11:18:07.10 0.6 undecidable manual P 338 0.2725 116 -0.56 43
IV.PLLN.EHZ. 2019-12-02T11:18:07.17 0.6 undecidable manual P 358 0.2554 118 -0.23 47
IV.CSLB.HHZ. 2019-12-02T11:18:06.95 0.1 undecidable manual P 339 0.214 124 0.16 97
IV.PETRA.HHZ. 2019-12-02T11:18:05.08 0.1 positive manual P 342 0.1007 147 -0.35 95
IV.RESU.HHZ. 2019-12-02T11:18:05.57 0.1 positive manual P 221 0.1196 143 -0.03 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.PETRA.HHE. ML:1.6 0.00030251745 0.5248 AML other m 2019-12-02T11:18:08.89
IV.PETRA.HHN. ML:1.8 0.00047136445 0.416 AML other m 2019-12-02T11:18:09.20
IV.RESU.HHE. ML:1.6 0.00027820735 0.4416 AML other m 2019-12-02T11:18:10.63
IV.RESU.HHN. ML:1.8 0.00038400545 0.736 AML other m 2019-12-02T11:18:10.83
IV.CSLB.HHE. ML:0.9 3.600729E-5 0.7616 AML other m 2019-12-02T11:18:12.92
IV.CSLB.HHN. ML:1 4.701909E-5 0.6208 AML other m 2019-12-02T11:18:13.26
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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