Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.7 on date 17-10-2020 and time 09:10:55 (Italy) in region 8 km E Capizzi (ME)

A magnitude ML 1.7 earthquake occured in region: 8 km E Capizzi (ME), on

  • 17-10-2020 07:10:55 (UTC)
  • 17-10-2020 09:10:55 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.86, 14.56 at 37 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
Capizzi ME 8 3176 3176
Cerami EN 8 2006 5182
Troina EN 9 9373 14555
San Teodoro ME 12 1403 15958
CesarĂ² ME 13 2439 18397
San Fratello ME 17 3707 22104
Gagliano Castelferrato EN 17 3593 25697
Mistretta ME 19 4791 30488
Nicosia EN 19 13899 44387

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
60 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
60 Km NE of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
61 Km NW of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
93 Km N of Gela (75827 inhabitants)
94 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
95 Km E of Bagheria (55387 inhabitants)
99 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 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 1.7 2020-10-17
07:10:55
37.86 14.56 37 2021-02-26
14:56:01
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 84157671
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.7 2020-10-17
07:10:55
37.85 14.55 36 2020-10-17
07:22:39
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 83838441
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-10-17 07:10:55 ± 0.16
Latitude 37.86 ± 0.01
Longitude 14.56 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 37 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 84157671

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 875
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 803
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 270
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 880
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 76
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 21
Number of defining phases 17
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.3
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.81299
Number of stations at which the event was observed 15
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 11
Magnitudes information

ML:1.7

Field Value
Value 1.7
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 10
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 84157671
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-10-26 14:30:05

ML:1.7

Field Value
Value 1.7
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 10
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 83838441
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-10-17 07:22:39
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.SERS.HHZ. 2020-10-17T07:11:32.83 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 5.7 0
IV.GRI.EHN. 2020-10-17T07:11:29.04 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 5.87 0
X3.T1573.HHE. 2020-10-17T07:11:28.37 3.0 undecidable manual Sn -0.55 0
XK.GIZZ.HHN. 2020-10-17T07:11:27.56 3.0 negative manual Pg 5.1 0
IV.SSY.HHN. 2020-10-17T07:11:22.78 0.3 undecidable manual S 150 0.813 54 0.3 84
IV.ESML.HHE. 2020-10-17T07:11:11.30 0.3 undecidable manual S 134 0.3498 130 0.31 91
IV.SSY.HHN. 2020-10-17T07:11:10.65 0.3 undecidable manual P 150 0.813 54 -0.46 81
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2020-10-17T07:11:10.07 0.3 undecidable manual S 54 0.3031 134 0.1 97
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2020-10-17T07:11:09.13 0.3 undecidable manual S 100 0.2347 142 0.52 89
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2020-10-17T07:11:07.11 0.3 undecidable manual S 179 0.1529 153 -0.19 99
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2020-10-17T07:11:07.17 0.6 undecidable manual S 7 0.1718 150 -0.4 62
IV.PLLN.EHE. 2020-10-17T07:11:05.01 0.3 undecidable manual P 291 0.3561 129 0.45 90
IV.GIB.HHE. 2020-10-17T07:11:05.95 0.3 undecidable manual P 287 0.4425 123 0.18 93
IV.CSLB.HHE. 2020-10-17T07:11:05.49 0.3 undecidable manual P 281 0.4056 125 0.25 93
IV.ESML.HHE. 2020-10-17T07:11:04.34 0.3 undecidable manual P 134 0.3498 130 -0.14 96
IV.PETRA.HHE. 2020-10-17T07:11:04.70 0.3 undecidable manual P 265 0.3561 129 0.14 96
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2020-10-17T07:11:03.52 0.3 undecidable manual P 54 0.3031 134 -0.37 92
IV.CAGR.HHE. 2020-10-17T07:11:03.02 0.3 undecidable manual P 192 0.2464 140 -0.21 96
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2020-10-17T07:11:03.20 0.3 undecidable manual P 100 0.2347 142 0.1 98
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2020-10-17T07:11:02.44 0.3 undecidable manual P 7 0.1718 150 -0.06 100
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2020-10-17T07:11:01.65 0.3 undecidable manual P 179 0.1529 153 -0.69 85
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MSFR.HHE. ML:1.2 4.8197905E-5 1.1808 AML other m 2020-10-17T07:11:05.71
IV.GALF.HNE. ML:1.6 0.00014337679 1.04 AML other m 2020-10-17T07:11:06.07
IV.GALF.HHE. ML:2.2 0.00051 0.62 AML other m 2020-10-17T07:11:07.01
IV.GALF.HHN. ML:1.9 0.000282 1.42 AML other m 2020-10-17T07:11:07.94
IV.MSFR.HHN. ML:1.3 7.019969E-5 1.6416 AML other m 2020-10-17T07:11:08.98
IV.GALF.HNN. ML:1.6 0.00014646895 1.1392 AML other m 2020-10-17T07:11:09.17
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:1.6 9.67E-5 1.1 AML other m 2020-10-17T07:11:10.94
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:1.6 0.00011025 0.74 AML other m 2020-10-17T07:11:13.61
IV.EPZF.HHE. ML:1.8 0.0001758252 0.9792 AML other m 2020-10-17T07:11:13.51
IV.EPZF.HHN. ML:2 0.00028882705 0.8 AML other m 2020-10-17T07:11:14.11
IV.SSY.HHE. ML:2.6 0.000369 0.42 AML other m 2020-10-17T07:11:22.92
IV.SSY.HHN. ML:2.8 0.0006515 0.62 AML other m 2020-10-17T07:11:28.73
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