Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.0 on date 23-10-2020 and time 15:48:38 (Italy) in region 10 km W Milo (CT)

A magnitude ML 2.0 earthquake occured in region: 10 km W Milo (CT), on

  • 23-10-2020 13:48:38 (UTC)
  • 23-10-2020 15:48:38 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.748, 15.007 at 1 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
Milo CT 10 1087 1087
Zafferana Etnea CT 10 9517 10604
Sant'Alfio CT 12 1582 12186
Santa Venerina CT 14 8592 20778
Ragalna CT 14 3924 24702
Nicolosi CT 15 7463 32165
Pedara CT 15 14102 46267
Maletto CT 15 3920 50187
Randazzo CT 16 10900 61087
Giarre CT 16 27659 88746
Trecastagni CT 16 10910 99656
Bronte CT 16 19172 118828
Linguaglossa CT 16 5403 124231
Piedimonte Etneo CT 17 3963 128194
Mascali CT 17 14282 142476
Biancavilla CT 17 24007 166483
Viagrande CT 17 8563 175046
Moio Alcantara ME 17 717 175763
Belpasso CT 18 28108 203871
Riposto CT 18 14838 218709
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 18 7641 226350
Adrano CT 18 36122 262472
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 18 3215 265687
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 19 9623 275310
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 19 3524 278834
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 19 17984 296818
Santa Domenica Vittoria ME 19 980 297798
San Pietro Clarenza CT 20 7743 305541
Malvagna ME 20 733 306274
Mascalucia CT 20 31958 338232
Tremestieri Etneo CT 20 20589 358821
Aci Catena CT 20 29851 388672
Camporotondo Etneo CT 20 5023 393695

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
21 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
28 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
69 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
69 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
81 Km NW of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
88 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
95 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
98 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
Recent and historical seismicity
Seismic hazard
Shakemap
Felt maps
Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Bulletin
Rev1000
ML 2.0 2020-10-23
13:48:38
37.748 15.0067 1 2021-02-26
14:56:01
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 84153621
Reviewed
Rev200
ML 1.8 2020-10-23
13:48:37
37.751 14.999 1 2020-12-22
16:31:43
Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania) 84057621
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-10-23 13:48:38 ± 0.1
Latitude 37.7480 ± 0.0036
Longitude 15.0067 ± 0.0057
Depth (km) 1 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 84153621

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 527
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 195
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 129
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 530
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 87
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 24
Number of defining phases 24
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.27
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.01619
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.34984
Number of stations at which the event was observed 15
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 15
Magnitudes information

ML:2

Field Value
Value 2
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 10
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 84153621
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-12-22 16:31:28

ML:1.8

Field Value
Value 1.8
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 84057621
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-10-23 13:56:29
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2020-10-23T13:48:46.37 0.6 undecidable manual P 264 0.3498 91 0.35 45
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2020-10-23T13:48:45.10 0.6 undecidable manual P 340 0.313 91 -0.1 48
IV.AIO.HHE. 2020-10-23T13:48:44.85 0.3 undecidable manual P 39 0.286 92 0.25 70
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2020-10-23T13:48:43.81 0.6 undecidable manual S 303 0.1403 93 0.15 49
IV.EMSG.HHN. 2020-10-23T13:48:42.05 0.3 undecidable manual S 328 0.0854 95 0.5 69
IV.EPOZ.HHZ. 2020-10-23T13:48:42.26 0.6 undecidable manual P 118 0.1628 93 0.4 46
IV.ESML.HHN. 2020-10-23T13:48:42.21 0.6 undecidable manual P 218 0.1646 93 0.31 47
IV.ECHR.HHE. 2020-10-23T13:48:42.67 0.6 undecidable manual S 230 0.0962 94 0.71 42
IV.ECTS.HHZ. 2020-10-23T13:48:41.70 0.3 undecidable manual P 34 0.1619 93 -0.14 73
IV.EPIT.HHN. 2020-10-23T13:48:41.55 0.3 undecidable manual S 32 0.0746 96 0.42 70
IV.ECBD.HHN. 2020-10-23T13:48:41.22 0.6 undecidable manual S 63 0.071 96 0.23 49
IV.ESLN.HHE. 2020-10-23T13:48:40.74 0.3 undecidable manual S 205 0.0603 97 0.16 74
IV.ECHR.HHE. 2020-10-23T13:48:40.47 0.1 undecidable manual P 230 0.0962 94 0.08 100
IV.EMCN.HNZ. 2020-10-23T13:48:40.22 0.3 undecidable manual S 26 0.0486 99 0.1 75
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2020-10-23T13:48:40.97 0.1 undecidable manual P 303 0.1403 93 -0.4 93
IV.EMSG.HHN. 2020-10-23T13:48:39.88 0.1 undecidable manual P 328 0.0854 95 -0.27 96
IV.ECPN.HHZ. 2020-10-23T13:48:39.03 0.3 undecidable manual S 255 0.0162 115 0.09 76
IV.ECBD.HHN. 2020-10-23T13:48:39.67 0.3 undecidable manual P 63 0.071 96 -0.16 74
IV.ECNE.HHN. 2020-10-23T13:48:39.18 0.3 undecidable manual S 348 0.018 113 0.2 74
IV.EPIT.HHN. 2020-10-23T13:48:39.74 0.3 undecidable manual P 32 0.0746 96 -0.17 74
IV.ESLN.HHE. 2020-10-23T13:48:39.19 0.1 undecidable manual P 205 0.0603 97 -0.4 94
IV.EMCN.HNZ. 2020-10-23T13:48:38.97 0.1 undecidable manual P 26 0.0486 99 -0.36 95
IV.ECPN.HHZ. 2020-10-23T13:48:38.28 0.1 undecidable manual P 255 0.0162 115 -0.36 96
IV.ECNE.HHN. 2020-10-23T13:48:38.45 0.1 undecidable manual P 348 0.018 113 -0.22 99
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.EMCN.HNE. ML:0 0.01458921 0.0896 AML other m 2020-10-23T13:48:40.32
IV.EMCN.HHE. ML:0 0.015156885 0.0832 AML other m 2020-10-23T13:48:40.33
IV.EMCN.HNN. ML:0 0.007737581 0.0832 AML other m 2020-10-23T13:48:40.86
IV.ESLN.HHE. ML:0 0.0061560175 0.1216 AML other m 2020-10-23T13:48:40.86
IV.ESLN.HHN. ML:0 0.0034933275 0.16 AML other m 2020-10-23T13:48:40.84
IV.EMCN.HHN. ML:0 0.0079959455 0.1024 AML other m 2020-10-23T13:48:41.48
IV.EMSG.HHN. ML:0 0.008089677 0.32 AML other m 2020-10-23T13:48:44.31
IV.EMSG.HHE. ML:0 0.007516539 0.2048 AML other m 2020-10-23T13:48:46.35
IV.EPZF.HHE. ML:2.4 0.0026641545 0.3392 AML other m 2020-10-23T13:48:49.20
IV.EPZF.HHN. ML:2.2 0.0018670305 0.4352 AML other m 2020-10-23T13:48:49.22
IV.ESML.HHN. ML:1.9 0.0008300451 0.3392 AML other m 2020-10-23T13:48:51.25
IV.ESML.HHE. ML:2.1 0.001121186 0.64 AML other m 2020-10-23T13:48:53.53
IV.GALF.HNN. ML:1.5 0.000129707055 0.4288 AML other m 2020-10-23T13:48:54.90
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:1.8 0.0002872859 0.5632 AML other m 2020-10-23T13:48:55.40
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:1.8 0.00028762495 0.5376 AML other m 2020-10-23T13:48:57.05
IV.GALF.HHE. ML:2.3 0.0007223558 0.64 AML other m 2020-10-23T13:49:01.98
IV.GALF.HNE. ML:1.7 0.00017432955 0.5376 AML other m 2020-10-23T13:49:03.48
IV.GALF.HHN. ML:2.3 0.0007534059 0.5632 AML other m 2020-10-23T13:49:06.34
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