Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.4 on date 28-02-2021 and time 08:01:02 (Italy) in region 11 km W Milo (CT)

A magnitude ML 1.4 earthquake occured in region: 11 km W Milo (CT), on

  • 28-02-2021 07:01:02 (UTC)
  • 28-02-2021 08:01:02 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.74, 15 at 0 km depth.

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

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
Milo CT 11 1087 1087
Zafferana Etnea CT 11 9517 10604
Sant'Alfio CT 13 1582 12186
Ragalna CT 13 3924 16110
Santa Venerina CT 14 8592 24702
Nicolosi CT 15 7463 32165
Maletto CT 15 3920 36085
Pedara CT 15 14102 50187
Bronte CT 15 19172 69359
Trecastagni CT 16 10910 80269
Randazzo CT 16 10900 91169
Biancavilla CT 16 24007 115176
Giarre CT 17 27659 142835
Belpasso CT 17 28108 170943
Adrano CT 17 36122 207065
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 17 7641 214706
Viagrande CT 17 8563 223269
Linguaglossa CT 17 5403 228672
Piedimonte Etneo CT 18 3963 232635
Mascali CT 18 14282 246917
Moio Alcantara ME 18 717 247634
Riposto CT 18 14838 262472
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 19 3524 265996
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 19 17984 283980
San Pietro Clarenza CT 19 7743 291723
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 19 3215 294938
Mascalucia CT 19 31958 326896
Camporotondo Etneo CT 19 5023 331919
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 20 9623 341542
Santa Domenica Vittoria ME 20 980 342522
Tremestieri Etneo CT 20 20589 363111

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
21 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
28 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
70 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
70 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
80 Km NW of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
87 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
94 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
97 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
100 Km NE of Gela (75827 inhabitants)
100 Km N of Modica (54633 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
Reviewed
Rev200
ML 1.4 2021-02-28
07:01:02
37.74 15 0 2021-02-28
11:08:54
Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania) 87566271
Reviewed
Rev200
ML 1.5 2021-02-28
07:01:02
37.74 15 0 2021-02-28
07:14:06
Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania) 87562541
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2021-02-28 07:01:02
Latitude 37.74
Longitude 15.00
Depth (km) 0 (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 87566271

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) 200
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 61
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) 0.2
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
Magnitudes information

ML:1.4

Field Value
Value 1.4
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 87566271
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2021-02-28 11:08:54

ML:1.5

Field Value
Value 1.5
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 87562541
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2021-02-28 07:14:06
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