Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.4 on date 02-12-2019 and time 21:32:53 (Italy) in region 6 km W Milo (CT)

A magnitude ML 1.4 earthquake occured in region: 6 km W Milo (CT), on

  • 02-12-2019 20:32:53 (UTC)
  • 02-12-2019 21:32:53 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.74, 15.05 at 0 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
Milo CT 6 1087 1087
Zafferana Etnea CT 7 9517 10604
Sant'Alfio CT 8 1582 12186
Santa Venerina CT 10 8592 20778
Giarre CT 12 27659 48437
Mascali CT 13 14282 62719
Pedara CT 13 14102 76821
Riposto CT 14 14838 91659
Trecastagni CT 14 10910 102569
Nicolosi CT 14 7463 110032
Piedimonte Etneo CT 14 3963 113995
Linguaglossa CT 14 5403 119398
Viagrande CT 15 8563 127961
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 15 9623 137584
Ragalna CT 15 3924 141508
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 16 17984 159492
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 16 3524 163016
Aci Catena CT 17 29851 192867
Acireale CT 17 52622 245489
Belpasso CT 17 28108 273597
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 18 3215 276812
Tremestieri Etneo CT 18 20589 297401
San Giovanni la Punta CT 18 23060 320461
Moio Alcantara ME 18 717 321178
Mascalucia CT 18 31958 353136
Randazzo CT 18 10900 364036
San Pietro Clarenza CT 18 7743 371779
Calatabiano CT 18 5308 377087
Valverde CT 19 7840 384927
Biancavilla CT 19 24007 408934
Camporotondo Etneo CT 19 5023 413957
Maletto CT 19 3920 417877
Gravina di Catania CT 20 25838 443715
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 20 7641 451356
San Gregorio di Catania CT 20 11966 463322
Sant'Agata li Battiati CT 20 9479 472801
Francavilla di Sicilia ME 20 3945 476746

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
17 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
26 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
67 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
68 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
78 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
91 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
95 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
99 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
Recent and historical Seismicity
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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 1.4 2019-12-02
20:32:53
37.74 15.05 0 2020-02-28
16:42:15
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 74766521
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-12-02 20:32:53 ± 0.4
Latitude 37.74 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.05 ± 0.03
Depth (km) 0 ± 0 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 74766521

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 2440
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1200
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 117
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 2440
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 197
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 14
Number of defining phases 13
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.58
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.27429
Number of stations at which the event was observed 10
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 9
Magnitude information

ML:1.4

Field Value
Value 1.4
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 74766521
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-12-18 14:20:49
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2019-12-02T20:33:00.81 0.3 undecidable manual S 100
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2019-12-02T20:32:59.80 0.3 undecidable manual P 32 0.2743 91 0.54 77
IV.EMSG.HHZ. 2019-12-02T20:32:58.75 0.3 undecidable manual S 316 0.116 91 1.14 61
IV.ESML.HHE. 2019-12-02T20:32:57.98 0.6 undecidable manual P 229 0.1799 91 0.82 47
IV.ECTS.EHZ. 2019-12-02T20:32:56.58 0.3 undecidable manual P 21 0.1556 91 -0.02 89
IV.ESLN.HHZ. 2019-12-02T20:32:56.23 0.6 undecidable manual S 234 0.0746 92 0.21 58
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2019-12-02T20:32:56.88 0.6 undecidable manual P 300 0.1763 91 -0.18 57
IV.EPIT.HHN. 2019-12-02T20:32:56.84 0.3 undecidable manual S 4 0.0746 92 0.83 71
IV.EPIT.HHN. 2019-12-02T20:32:54.53 0.6 undecidable manual P 4 0.0746 92 -0.27 57
IV.ESLN.HHZ. 2019-12-02T20:32:54.56 0.3 undecidable manual P 234 0.0746 92 -0.24 86
IV.EMSG.HHZ. 2019-12-02T20:32:54.78 0.3 undecidable manual P 316 0.116 91 -0.94 67
IV.EMCN.HNZ. 2019-12-02T20:32:54.85 0.3 undecidable manual S 346 0.0558 93 -0.45 82
IV.EMCN.HNZ. 2019-12-02T20:32:53.68 0.1 positive manual P 346 0.0558 93 -0.71 100
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2019-12-02T20:32:46.23 3.0 negative manual P 0.61 0
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.EMCN.HNE. ML:0 0.0001066935 0.4992 AML other m 2019-12-02T20:32:52.77
IV.EMCN.HNN. ML:0 0.0004001572 0.3712 AML other m 2019-12-02T20:32:52.76
IV.ESLN.HHN. ML:0 0.0006184016 1.1648 AML other m 2019-12-02T20:32:54.14
IV.ESLN.HHE. ML:0 0.0006595219 0.5376 AML other m 2019-12-02T20:32:53.99
IV.EMSG.HHE. ML:2.1 0.001828922 0.3328 AML other m 2019-12-02T20:32:55.80
IV.EMSG.HHN. ML:2 0.001441848 0.2304 AML other m 2019-12-02T20:32:54.36
IV.ECTS.EHN. ML:1.3 0.00021621155 1.3824 AML other m 2019-12-02T20:32:56.90
IV.ECTS.EHE. ML:2.1 0.0012180365 9.7408 AML other m 2019-12-02T20:33:00.45
IV.EPZF.HHE. ML:1.6 0.0003684777 0.4352 AML other m 2019-12-02T20:32:56.75
IV.EPZF.HHN. ML:1.5 0.00029887695 0.3712 AML other m 2019-12-02T20:32:56.37
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:1.1 6.397238E-5 0.7424 AML other m 2019-12-02T20:33:06.54
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:1.3 9.7302095E-5 0.576 AML other m 2019-12-02T20:33:09.44
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