Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.0 on date 06-03-2020 and time 09:16:23 (Italy) in region 3 km NE Santa Maria di Licodia (CT)

A magnitude ML 2.0 earthquake occured in region: 3 km NE Santa Maria di Licodia (CT), on

  • 06-03-2020 08:16:23 (UTC)
  • 06-03-2020 09:16:23 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.64, 14.91 at 10 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
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 3 7641 7641
Ragalna CT 3 3924 11565
Biancavilla CT 3 24007 35572
PaternĂ² CT 7 48228 83800
Adrano CT 7 36122 119922
Belpasso CT 8 28108 148030
Nicolosi CT 11 7463 155493
Camporotondo Etneo CT 12 5023 160516
San Pietro Clarenza CT 13 7743 168259
Pedara CT 14 14102 182361
Centuripe EN 15 5470 187831
Mascalucia CT 15 31958 219789
Motta Sant'Anastasia CT 15 12116 231905
Trecastagni CT 15 10910 242815
Misterbianco CT 16 49410 292225
Tremestieri Etneo CT 16 20589 312814
Gravina di Catania CT 16 25838 338652
Viagrande CT 17 8563 347215
Sant'Agata li Battiati CT 18 9479 356694
San Giovanni la Punta CT 18 23060 379754
Bronte CT 18 19172 398926
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 18 3524 402450
Zafferana Etnea CT 19 9517 411967
San Gregorio di Catania CT 20 11966 423933
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 20 17984 441917

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
22 Km NW of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
23 Km W of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
73 Km NW of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
76 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
81 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
83 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
83 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
84 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
86 Km NE of Gela (75827 inhabitants)
87 Km N of Modica (54633 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 2.0 2020-03-06
08:16:23
37.64 14.91 10 2020-07-18
21:08:35
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 78860031
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-03-06 08:16:23 ± 0.11
Latitude 37.64 ± 0.01
Longitude 14.91 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 10 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 78860031

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1026
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 773
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 87
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1030
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 58
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) 0.36
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.02878
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.49732
Number of stations at which the event was observed 13
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 13
Magnitude information

ML:2

Field Value
Value 2
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 8
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 78860031
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-05-05 10:39:24
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2020-03-06T08:16:41.18 0.3 undecidable manual S 164 0.4973 50 0.58 61
IV.HAGA.HHZ. 2020-03-06T08:16:37.45 0.3 undecidable manual S 151 0.4038 50 -0.37 66
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2020-03-06T08:16:34.89 0.3 undecidable manual S 185 0.2905 50 0.44 67
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2020-03-06T08:16:33.06 0.3 undecidable manual P 164 0.4973 50 -0.19 68
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2020-03-06T08:16:33.52 0.3 undecidable manual P 328 0.4676 50 0.79 57
IV.HAGA.HHZ. 2020-03-06T08:16:31.09 0.3 undecidable manual P 151 0.4038 50 -0.55 63
IV.MUCR.HHE. 2020-03-06T08:16:31.92 0.6 undecidable manual P 356 0.4056 50 0.25 45
IV.AIO.HHE. 2020-03-06T08:16:31.47 0.3 undecidable manual P 38 0.4218 50 -0.47 65
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2020-03-06T08:16:29.64 0.3 undecidable manual P 285 0.2788 50 0.15 71
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2020-03-06T08:16:29.09 0.3 undecidable manual P 185 0.2905 50 -0.61 63
IV.ENIC.HNZ. 2020-03-06T08:16:28.69 0.3 undecidable manual S 94 0.0917 135 0.49 69
IV.EPOZ.HHZ. 2020-03-06T08:16:28.96 0.3 undecidable manual P 81 0.2257 50 0.37 69
IV.ESLN.HHZ. 2020-03-06T08:16:28.11 0.3 undecidable manual S 44 0.0773 140 0.27 72
IV.EMSG.HHN. 2020-03-06T08:16:27.37 0.3 undecidable manual P 11 0.1862 116 -0.45 68
IV.ESML.HHZ. 2020-03-06T08:16:27.04 0.1 undecidable manual S 227 0.0288 163 0.12 100
IV.ENIC.HNZ. 2020-03-06T08:16:26.08 0.3 undecidable manual P 94 0.0917 135 -0.01 76
IV.ESML.HHZ. 2020-03-06T08:16:25.16 0.1 positive manual P 227 0.0288 163 -0.19 99
IV.ECHR.HHE. 2020-03-06T08:16:25.37 0.1 negative manual P 6 0.0486 152 -0.15 99
IV.ESLN.HHZ. 2020-03-06T08:16:25.63 0.3 undecidable manual P 44 0.0773 140 -0.25 72
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.ESLN.HHN. ML:1.8 0.000983 0.46 AML other m 2020-03-06T08:16:29.12
IV.ENIC.HHE. ML:2.1 0.001455 1.58 AML other m 2020-03-06T08:16:30.88
IV.ESLN.HHE. ML:2 0.0013 1.38 AML other m 2020-03-06T08:16:31.70
IV.ENIC.HHN. ML:2.1 0.00174 0.18 AML other m 2020-03-06T08:16:32.19
IV.SSY.HHE. ML:2 0.00024 0.74 AML other m 2020-03-06T08:16:34.84
IV.HLNI.HHE. ML:1.2 6.36E-5 0.78 AML other m 2020-03-06T08:16:36.60
IV.HLNI.HHN. ML:1.3 8.025E-5 1.24 AML other m 2020-03-06T08:16:37.33
IV.SSY.HHN. ML:2.2 0.0004095 0.88 AML other m 2020-03-06T08:16:51.15
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