Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.8 on date 15-01-2021 and time 10:45:06 (Italy) in region 9 km W Milo (CT)

A magnitude ML 1.8 earthquake occured in region: 9 km W Milo (CT), on

  • 15-01-2021 09:45:06 (UTC)
  • 15-01-2021 10:45:06 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.75, 15.02 at 4 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania).

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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 9 1087 1087
Zafferana Etnea CT 9 9517 10604
Sant'Alfio CT 11 1582 12186
Santa Venerina CT 12 8592 20778
Giarre CT 15 27659 48437
Pedara CT 15 14102 62539
Nicolosi CT 15 7463 70002
Ragalna CT 15 3924 73926
Linguaglossa CT 15 5403 79329
Trecastagni CT 15 10910 90239
Mascali CT 15 14282 104521
Piedimonte Etneo CT 16 3963 108484
Randazzo CT 16 10900 119384
Riposto CT 16 14838 134222
Maletto CT 16 3920 138142
Viagrande CT 17 8563 146705
Bronte CT 17 19172 165877
Moio Alcantara ME 17 717 166594
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 17 9623 176217
Belpasso CT 18 28108 204325
Biancavilla CT 18 24007 228332
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 18 3215 231547
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 18 17984 249531
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 18 3524 253055
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 19 7641 260696
Adrano CT 19 36122 296818
Aci Catena CT 19 29851 326669
San Pietro Clarenza CT 19 7743 334412
Malvagna ME 19 733 335145
Mascalucia CT 19 31958 367103
Tremestieri Etneo CT 20 20589 387692
Santa Domenica Vittoria ME 20 980 388672
Acireale CT 20 52622 441294
Camporotondo Etneo CT 20 5023 446317
San Giovanni la Punta CT 20 23060 469377

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
20 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
28 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
68 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
68 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
80 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
89 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
95 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
98 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Reviewed
Rev200
ML 1.8 2021-01-15
09:45:06
37.75 15.02 4 2021-01-15
14:44:15
Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania) 86271141
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2021-01-15 09:45:06
Latitude 37.75
Longitude 15.02
Depth (km) 4 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 200 -> SURVEY-INGV-CT#SeismPicker_SO-OE
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 86271141

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description horizontal uncertainty
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter)
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter)
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi)
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 700
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 230
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 1
Number of defining phases 1
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.14
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree)
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree)
Number of stations at which the event was observed 0
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 0
Magnitude information

ML:1.8

Field Value
Value 1.8
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 86271141
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2021-01-15 14:44:15
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