Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.0 on date 04-02-2020 and time 08:30:54 (Italy) in region 3 km NW Ragalna (CT)

A magnitude ML 2.0 earthquake occured in region: 3 km NW Ragalna (CT), on

  • 04-02-2020 07:30:54 (UTC)
  • 04-02-2020 08:30:54 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.65, 14.92 at 10 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
Ragalna CT 3 3924 3924
Biancavilla CT 5 24007 27931
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 5 7641 35572
Belpasso CT 8 28108 63680
Adrano CT 8 36122 99802
PaternĂ² CT 8 48228 148030
Nicolosi CT 10 7463 155493
Camporotondo Etneo CT 12 5023 160516
San Pietro Clarenza CT 12 7743 168259
Pedara CT 13 14102 182361
Trecastagni CT 14 10910 193271
Mascalucia CT 14 31958 225229
Tremestieri Etneo CT 16 20589 245818
Motta Sant'Anastasia CT 16 12116 257934
Gravina di Catania CT 16 25838 283772
Viagrande CT 16 8563 292335
Misterbianco CT 16 49410 341745
Centuripe EN 16 5470 347215
Zafferana Etnea CT 17 9517 356732
San Giovanni la Punta CT 17 23060 379792
Sant'Agata li Battiati CT 17 9479 389271
Bronte CT 17 19172 408443
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 17 3524 411967
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 19 17984 429951
San Gregorio di Catania CT 19 11966 441917
Milo CT 19 1087 443004
Valverde CT 20 7840 450844
Santa Venerina CT 20 8592 459436

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
22 Km NW of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
22 Km W of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
73 Km NW of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
78 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
82 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
82 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
82 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
85 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
88 Km NE of Gela (75827 inhabitants)
89 Km N of Modica (54633 inhabitants)
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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 2.0 2020-02-04
07:30:54
37.65 14.92 11 2020-07-18
21:08:30
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 77849401
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-02-04 07:30:54 ± 0.44
Latitude 37.65 ± 0.01
Longitude 14.92 ± 0.02
Depth (km) 11 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 77849401

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1626
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1110
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 218
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1630
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 124
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 10
Number of defining phases 10
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) 0.03777
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.18166
Number of stations at which the event was observed 6
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 6
Magnitude information

ML:2

Field Value
Value 2
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 10
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 77849401
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-04-03 21:35:24
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2020-02-04T07:31:03.36 1.0 undecidable manual S 344 0.1817 117 0.78 20
IV.ENIC.HNZ. 2020-02-04T07:30:59.85 0.3 undecidable manual S 103 0.0809 140 0.38 70
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2020-02-04T07:30:59.52 0.6 undecidable manual P 344 0.1817 117 0.28 47
IV.EMSG.HHZ. 2020-02-04T07:30:59.14 0.3 undecidable manual P 7 0.1727 119 0.08 73
IV.ESLN.HHZ. 2020-02-04T07:30:58.56 0.3 undecidable manual S 43 0.0603 148 -0.44 70
IV.ECHR.HNZ. 2020-02-04T07:30:58.93 0.3 undecidable manual S 348 0.0378 158 0.33 72
IV.ENIC.HNZ. 2020-02-04T07:30:57.77 0.3 undecidable manual P 103 0.0809 140 0.32 71
IV.ESLN.HHZ. 2020-02-04T07:30:56.67 0.1 positive manual P 43 0.0603 148 -0.51 91
IV.ECHR.HNZ. 2020-02-04T07:30:56.64 0.3 undecidable manual P 348 0.0378 158 -0.31 72
IV.ESML.HHZ. 2020-02-04T07:30:56.93 0.1 negative manual P 227 0.0468 154 -0.1 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.ESLN.HHN. ML:2.1 0.0019845605 0.4608 AML other m 2020-02-04T07:30:58.89
IV.ESLN.HHE. ML:2.2 0.0023344675 0.3648 AML other m 2020-02-04T07:30:59.07
IV.ESML.HHN. ML:1.7 0.00076121745 0.3456 AML other m 2020-02-04T07:30:59.53
IV.ESML.HHE. ML:1.7 0.0008833864 0.1984 AML other m 2020-02-04T07:31:00.16
IV.ENIC.HHN. ML:2 0.0012667055 0.1984 AML other m 2020-02-04T07:31:04.01
IV.ENIC.HNN. ML:2 0.00142895465 0.1728 AML other m 2020-02-04T07:31:03.90
IV.ENIC.HHE. ML:2.2 0.002044427 0.1792 AML other m 2020-02-04T07:31:03.94
IV.ENIC.HNE. ML:2.2 0.002158773 0.192 AML other m 2020-02-04T07:31:03.96
IV.EMSG.HHE. ML:1.9 0.00061589665 0.48 AML other m 2020-02-04T07:31:05.45
IV.EMSG.HHN. ML:1.9 0.00060745675 0.7168 AML other m 2020-02-04T07:31:07.94
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