Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.0 on date 16-02-2020 and time 08:59:45 (Italy) in region 4 km SE Pettineo (ME)

A magnitude ML 2.0 earthquake occured in region: 4 km SE Pettineo (ME), on

  • 16-02-2020 07:59:45 (UTC)
  • 16-02-2020 08:59:45 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.94, 14.32 at 28 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
Pettineo ME 4 1350 1350
Mistretta ME 4 4791 6141
Reitano ME 4 806 6947
Motta d'Affermo ME 5 739 7686
Castel di Lucio ME 6 1294 8980
Tusa ME 8 2925 11905
Santo Stefano di Camastra ME 9 4694 16599
San Mauro Castelverde PA 11 1701 18300
Caronia ME 15 3364 21664
Pollina PA 16 2974 24638
Geraci Siculo PA 17 1945 26583
Capizzi ME 18 3176 29759
Gangi PA 19 6811 36570
Castelbuono PA 20 8943 45513
Sperlinga EN 20 805 46318

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
55 Km NE of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
72 Km E of Bagheria (55387 inhabitants)
83 Km W of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
84 Km NW of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
86 Km E of Palermo (674435 inhabitants)
95 Km NE of Agrigento (59770 inhabitants)
98 Km N of Gela (75827 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 2020-02-16
07:59:45
37.94 14.32 28 2020-07-18
21:08:31
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 77949591
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.9 2020-02-16
07:59:46
37.95 14.34 20 2020-02-16
08:12:32
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 76561231
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-02-16 07:59:45 ± 0.18
Latitude 37.94 ± 0.01
Longitude 14.32 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 28 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 77949591

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1060
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 614
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 3
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1060
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 73
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) 0.34
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.14479
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.98746
Number of stations at which the event was observed 14
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 14
Magnitudes information

ML:2

Field Value
Value 2
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 14
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 77949591
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-04-06 09:50:55

ML:1.9

Field Value
Value 1.9
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 14
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 76561231
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-02-16 08:12:32
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2020-02-16T08:00:03.81 0.3 undecidable manual P 142 0.9875 100 -0.48 57
IV.MEU.EHZ. 2020-02-16T08:00:02.84 0.1 undecidable manual P 154 0.9254 101 -0.4 79
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2020-02-16T08:00:02.52 0.3 undecidable manual S 77 0.4515 113 -0.01 71
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2020-02-16T07:59:59.85 0.3 undecidable manual P 87 0.724 104 -0.02 67
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2020-02-16T07:59:59.79 0.3 undecidable manual P 143 0.7392 104 -0.33 62
IV.SOLUN.HHZ. 2020-02-16T07:59:58.68 0.3 undecidable manual P 284 0.634 106 0.29 66
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2020-02-16T07:59:58.63 0.3 undecidable manual S 139 0.3049 124 -0.08 73
IV.IFIL.HHZ. 2020-02-16T07:59:58.57 0.1 undecidable manual P 18 0.6547 106 -0.15 88
IV.IACL.HHZ. 2020-02-16T07:59:57.74 0.1 undecidable manual P 3 0.5918 107 0.05 93
IV.CSLB.HHZ. 2020-02-16T07:59:56.20 0.1 undecidable manual S 269 0.2032 137 -0.22 96
IV.PETRA.HHZ. 2020-02-16T07:59:55.87 0.1 undecidable manual S 236 0.1916 139 -0.32 94
IV.CAGR.HHE. 2020-02-16T07:59:55.17 0.3 undecidable manual P 155 0.3516 120 1.26 47
IV.PLLN.EHZ. 2020-02-16T07:59:55.58 0.1 undecidable manual S 290 0.1448 147 0.23 97
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2020-02-16T07:59:55.47 0.1 undecidable manual P 77 0.4515 113 0.03 95
IV.RESU.HHZ. 2020-02-16T07:59:54.73 0.1 undecidable manual P 215 0.3588 119 0.71 82
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2020-02-16T07:59:53.34 0.1 undecidable manual P 139 0.3049 124 0.11 96
IV.PLLN.EHZ. 2020-02-16T07:59:51.38 0.1 negative manual P 290 0.1448 147 0.09 100
IV.PETRA.HHZ. 2020-02-16T07:59:51.67 0.1 negative manual P 236 0.1916 139 -0.11 98
IV.CSLB.HHZ. 2020-02-16T07:59:51.71 0.1 negative manual P 269 0.2032 137 -0.2 96
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.CSLB.HHE. ML:1.6 0.000156 0.44 AML other m 2020-02-16T07:59:56.61
IV.PLLN.EHE. ML:2.3 0.000936 0.6 AML other m 2020-02-16T07:59:56.66
IV.CSLB.HHN. ML:1.7 0.000212 1.5 AML other m 2020-02-16T07:59:56.89
IV.PLLN.EHN. ML:2.2 0.0007005 1.38 AML other m 2020-02-16T07:59:56.91
IV.PETRA.HHN. ML:2.2 0.000683 0.26 AML other m 2020-02-16T07:59:57.82
IV.PETRA.HHE. ML:2.2 0.000764 0.26 AML other m 2020-02-16T07:59:58.07
IV.GALF.HHE. ML:2.5 0.0009805 0.64 AML other m 2020-02-16T08:00:00.50
IV.GALF.HHN. ML:2.4 0.0008085 0.52 AML other m 2020-02-16T08:00:00.48
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:1.8 0.000141 0.66 AML other m 2020-02-16T08:00:05.08
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:2.1 0.000261 0.36 AML other m 2020-02-16T08:00:05.33
IV.RESU.HHE. ML:1.6 0.000125 1.44 AML other m 2020-02-16T08:00:07.05
IV.RESU.HHN. ML:1.7 0.000132 0.52 AML other m 2020-02-16T08:00:08.51
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:1.7 6.595E-5 0.8 AML other m 2020-02-16T08:00:15.31
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:1.7 7.195E-5 0.44 AML other m 2020-02-16T08:00:17.94
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