Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.0 on date 21-03-2021 and time 05:34:28 (Italy) in region Trecastagni (CT)

A magnitude ML 2.0 earthquake occured in region: Trecastagni (CT), on

  • 21-03-2021 04:34:28 (UTC)
  • 21-03-2021 05:34:28 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.6200, 15.0850 at 0 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
Trecastagni CT 1 10910 10910
Viagrande CT 1 8563 19473
Pedara CT 2 14102 33575
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 3 3524 37099
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 4 17984 55083
San Giovanni la Punta CT 5 23060 78143
Tremestieri Etneo CT 5 20589 98732
Nicolosi CT 5 7463 106195
Aci Catena CT 5 29851 136046
Valverde CT 6 7840 143886
Mascalucia CT 6 31958 175844
San Gregorio di Catania CT 6 11966 187810
Sant'Agata li Battiati CT 7 9479 197289
Gravina di Catania CT 7 25838 223127
Acireale CT 7 52622 275749
San Pietro Clarenza CT 7 7743 283492
Zafferana Etnea CT 9 9517 293009
Aci Castello CT 9 18723 311732
Santa Venerina CT 9 8592 320324
Camporotondo Etneo CT 9 5023 325347
Belpasso CT 10 28108 353455
Milo CT 12 1087 354542
Ragalna CT 13 3924 358466
Catania CT 13 314555 673021
Misterbianco CT 13 49410 722431
Sant'Alfio CT 15 1582 724013
Giarre CT 15 27659 751672
Motta Sant'Anastasia CT 16 12116 763788
Riposto CT 16 14838 778626
PaternĂ² CT 17 48228 826854
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 17 7641 834495
Mascali CT 18 14282 848777
Biancavilla CT 19 24007 872784

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
7 Km W of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
13 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
65 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
73 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
76 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
83 Km NE of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
89 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
89 Km NE of Modica (54633 inhabitants)
91 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
96 Km NE of Gela (75827 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 2.0 2021-03-21
04:34:28
37.62 15.085 0 2021-03-21
05:14:59
Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania) 88336781
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2021-03-21 04:34:28
Latitude 37.6200
Longitude 15.0850
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 88336781

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) 300.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 110
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) 0.34
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:2.0

Field Value
Value 2.0
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 88336781
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2021-03-21 05:14:59
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