Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.2 on date 06-01-2020 and time 14:14:07 (Italy) in region 3 km E Ragalna (CT)

A magnitude ML 2.2 earthquake occured in region: 3 km E Ragalna (CT), on

  • 06-01-2020 13:14:07 (UTC)
  • 06-01-2020 14:14:07 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.63, 14.97 at 2 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
Ragalna CT 3 3924 3924
Belpasso CT 5 28108 32032
Nicolosi CT 5 7463 39495
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 8 7641 47136
Camporotondo Etneo CT 8 5023 52159
Pedara CT 8 14102 66261
San Pietro Clarenza CT 8 7743 74004
PaternĂ² CT 9 48228 122232
Biancavilla CT 9 24007 146239
Trecastagni CT 10 10910 157149
Mascalucia CT 10 31958 189107
Tremestieri Etneo CT 11 20589 209696
Gravina di Catania CT 11 25838 235534
Viagrande CT 11 8563 244097
San Giovanni la Punta CT 13 23060 267157
Adrano CT 13 36122 303279
Sant'Agata li Battiati CT 13 9479 312758
Misterbianco CT 13 49410 362168
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 13 3524 365692
Motta Sant'Anastasia CT 13 12116 377808
Zafferana Etnea CT 14 9517 387325
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 14 17984 405309
San Gregorio di Catania CT 14 11966 417275
Valverde CT 15 7840 425115
Aci Catena CT 16 29851 454966
Santa Venerina CT 16 8592 463558
Milo CT 16 1087 464645
Acireale CT 17 52622 517267
Aci Castello CT 18 18723 535990
Catania CT 18 314555 850545
Sant'Alfio CT 20 1582 852127

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
17 Km W of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
18 Km NW of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
70 Km NW of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
80 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
81 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
81 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
82 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
85 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
88 Km N of Modica (54633 inhabitants)
90 Km NE of Gela (75827 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 2.2 2020-01-06
13:14:07
37.63 14.97 2 2020-07-18
21:08:23
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 77005181
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-01-06 13:14:07 ± 0.07
Latitude 37.63 ± 0.00
Longitude 14.97 ± 0.00
Depth (km) 2 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 77005181

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 437
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 290
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 144
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 440
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 130
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 19
Number of defining phases 19
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.19
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.06115
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.50092
Number of stations at which the event was observed 15
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 15
Magnitude information

ML:2.2

Field Value
Value 2.2
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 77005181
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-03-03 11:49:49
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2020-01-06T13:14:18.75 0.1 undecidable manual P 323 0.5009 50 0.12 94
IV.HVZN.HNZ. 2020-01-06T13:14:18.67 0.1 undecidable manual P 204 0.4964 50 0.11 94
IV.AIO.HHE. 2020-01-06T13:14:16.08 0.1 undecidable manual P 31 0.3966 93 -0.28 94
IV.MUCR.HHE. 2020-01-06T13:14:16.80 0.1 undecidable manual P 349 0.4173 93 -0.01 99
IV.CAGR.HHE. 2020-01-06T13:14:16.01 1.0 undecidable manual P 269 0.3732 93 0.19 24
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2020-01-06T13:14:14.16 0.6 undecidable manual P 196 0.2941 94 0.09 50
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2020-01-06T13:14:14.82 0.1 undecidable manual P 284 0.3292 94 -0.04 100
IV.EVRN.HNZ. 2020-01-06T13:14:13.27 0.3 undecidable manual S 66 0.1421 98 0.22 75
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2020-01-06T13:14:12.20 0.3 undecidable manual P 335 0.2122 95 -0.05 77
IV.EMSG.HHZ. 2020-01-06T13:14:11.87 0.3 undecidable manual P 355 0.1889 96 0.12 76
IV.EPIT.HHZ. 2020-01-06T13:14:11.82 0.6 undecidable manual P 21 0.1916 96 0.02 51
IV.ECHR.HNZ. 2020-01-06T13:14:10.53 0.6 undecidable manual S 320 0.071 106 0.17 51
IV.EVRN.HNZ. 2020-01-06T13:14:10.70 0.3 undecidable manual P 66 0.1421 98 -0.01 78
IV.ESLN.HHZ. 2020-01-06T13:14:10.38 0.3 undecidable manual S 3 0.0612 108 0.38 74
IV.EMCN.HNE. 2020-01-06T13:14:10.96 0.6 undecidable manual P 17 0.1664 97 -0.28 49
IV.ESML.HHZ. 2020-01-06T13:14:10.71 0.3 undecidable manual S 259 0.0737 105 0.25 76
IV.ECHR.HNZ. 2020-01-06T13:14:08.80 0.3 undecidable manual P 320 0.071 106 -0.36 74
IV.ESLN.HHZ. 2020-01-06T13:14:08.78 0.3 undecidable manual P 3 0.0612 108 -0.17 77
IV.ESML.HHZ. 2020-01-06T13:14:08.88 0.3 undecidable manual P 259 0.0737 105 -0.34 74
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.ESLN.HHN. ML:2.6 0.0071 0.22 AML other m 2020-01-06T13:14:11.14
IV.ESML.HHN. ML:0 0.007035 0.68 AML other m 2020-01-06T13:14:11.09
IV.ESLN.HHE. ML:2.7 0.009025 0.64 AML other m 2020-01-06T13:14:11.16
IV.ESML.HHE. ML:0 0.009855 0.24 AML other m 2020-01-06T13:14:11.05
IV.EMSG.HHE. ML:2.4 0.001985 0.62 AML other m 2020-01-06T13:14:23.35
IV.EPZF.HHE. ML:1.9 0.000639 0.8 AML other m 2020-01-06T13:14:24.23
IV.EPZF.HHN. ML:2.1 0.0009665 1.48 AML other m 2020-01-06T13:14:25.93
IV.EMSG.HHN. ML:2.1 0.001091 1.22 AML other m 2020-01-06T13:14:26.81
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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