Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.8 on date 20-08-2022 and time 06:21:10 (UTC) in region 1 km NW Montalbano Elicona (ME)

A magnitude ML 1.8 earthquake occured in region: 1 km NW Montalbano Elicona (ME), on

  • 20-08-2022 06:21:10 (UTC)
  • 20-08-2022 08:21:10 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.0320, 15.0040 at 10 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Sala Sismica INGV-Roma.

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
Montalbano Elicona ME 1 2287 2287
San Piero Patti ME 4 2915 5202
Basicò ME 6 612 5814
Librizzi ME 8 1660 7474
Raccuja ME 9 1041 8515
Tripi ME 9 873 9388
Floresta ME 10 485 9873
Ucria ME 11 1058 10931
Roccella Valdemone ME 11 666 11597
Novara di Sicilia ME 11 1337 12934
Oliveri ME 12 2181 15115
Falcone ME 12 2808 17923
Montagnareale ME 12 1615 19538
Patti ME 13 13431 32969
Mazzarrà Sant'Andrea ME 13 1531 34500
Santa Domenica Vittoria ME 13 980 35480
Malvagna ME 13 733 36213
Furnari ME 14 3784 39997
Sant'Angelo di Brolo ME 14 3090 43087
Sinagra ME 15 2705 45792
Moio Alcantara ME 15 717 46509
Tortorici ME 16 6435 52944
Fondachelli-Fantina ME 16 1019 53963
Rodì Milici ME 17 2056 56019
Randazzo CT 18 10900 66919
Ficarra ME 18 1469 68388
Castell'Umberto ME 18 3128 71516
Terme Vigliatore ME 18 7395 78911
Gioiosa Marea ME 18 7074 85985
Francavilla di Sicilia ME 19 3945 89930
Piraino ME 19 3962 93892
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 20 3215 97107
Castroreale ME 20 2504 99611

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
49 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
52 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
57 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
59 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
Recent and historical seismicity
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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.8 2022-08-20
06:21:10
38.032 15.0037 10 2022-08-20
06:32:30
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 108742491
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2022-08-20 06:21:10 ± 0.06
Latitude 38.0320 ± 0.0054
Longitude 15.0037 ± 0.0057
Depth (km) 10 ± 0 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 108742491

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 711
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 193
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 215
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 710.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 122
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 38
Number of defining phases 14
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.19
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00000
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.36423
Number of stations at which the event was observed 32
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 9
Magnitude information

ML:1.8

Field Value
Value 1.8
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 14
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 108742491
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-08-20 06:32:30
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.EPMN.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:21:21.15 1.0 undecidable manual S 147 0.2518 50 -0.01 24
IV.ECTS.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:21:18.53 0.6 undecidable manual S 148 0.1763 117 -0.03 49
IV.ALJA.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:21:18.60 3.0 undecidable manual Sn 0.83 0
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:21:18.90 0.6 undecidable manual S 109 0.1907 115 -0.16 48
IV.IVUG.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:21:18.96 0.1 undecidable manual P 358 0.3642 50 0.19 92
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:21:17.47 0.1 undecidable manual P 67 0.2977 50 -0.16 94
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:21:17.45 0.6 undecidable manual Sn 2.79 0.45
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:21:17.75 0.1 undecidable manual P 270 0.3247 50 -0.34 90
IV.EPMN.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:21:17.15 0.1 undecidable manual P 147 0.2518 50 0.3 92
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:21:16.12 0.6 undecidable manual S 276 0.1025 131 -0.08 50
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:21:15.51 0.1 undecidable manual P 109 0.1907 115 -0.13 96
IV.LIBRI.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:21:15.48 0.6 undecidable manual S 311 0.0782 139 -0.05 50
IV.ECTS.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:21:15.44 0.1 undecidable manual P 148 0.1763 117 0.09 98
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:21:14.02 0.1 undecidable manual P 276 0.1025 131 0.03 100
IV.LIBRI.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:21:13.78 0.1 undecidable manual P 311 0.0782 139 0.18 98
GU.CIRO.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:20:59.55 3.0 positive manual Pg 23.280001 0
IV.ACATE.EHZ. 2022-08-20T06:20:52.89 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 15.23 0
IV.AGLI.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:20:48.79 3.0 undecidable manual Sn 4.84 0
IV.GRI.EHZ. 2022-08-20T06:20:33.19 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 10.07 0
GU.CANO.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:20:31.55 3.0 positive manual Pg 11.26 0
IV.SPS2.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:20:28.11 3.0 positive manual Pg 10.63 0
SI.ABSI.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:20:28.11 3.0 positive manual Pn -0.67 0
NI.PALA.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:20:25.18 3.0 positive manual Pn 5.37 0
GU.MGRO.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:20:22.42 3.0 undecidable manual Pn -0.74 0
IV.DGI.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:20:10.32 3.0 negative manual Pn 1.2 0
IV.SFI.EHZ. 2022-08-20T06:20:09.88 3.0 undecidable manual Sn -4.19 0
IV.MRB1.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:20:09.52 3.0 undecidable manual Sn -2.16 0
IV.SBPO.HNZ. 2022-08-20T06:20:05.86 3.0 negative manual Pn -3.09 0
IV.NARO.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:20:03.57 3.0 undecidable manual Sn 1.05 0
IV.MCI.EHZ. 2022-08-20T06:19:53.69 3.0 undecidable manual Sg 3.46 0
IV.SGG.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:19:42.86 3.0 negative manual Pn 0.43 0
IV.VVLD.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:19:39.25 3.0 undecidable manual S -1.78 0
IV.MCI.EHZ. 2022-08-20T06:19:38.13 3.0 positive manual Pn 0.75 0
IV.CSP1.EHZ. 2022-08-20T06:19:37.05 3.0 negative manual P 0.44 0
IV.CESI.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:19:36.37 3.0 undecidable manual P 0.9 0
IV.FDMO.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:19:35.79 3.0 positive manual Pn 0.02 0
IV.MC2.EHZ. 2022-08-20T06:19:35.62 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 1.49 0
IV.NRCA.HHZ. 2022-08-20T06:19:34.27 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 1.27 0
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MCI.EHE. ML:3.2 0.0000968 0.24 AML other m 2022-08-20T06:19:38.55
IV.MCI.EHN. ML:3.1 0.00007400000000000001 0.26 AML other m 2022-08-20T06:19:38.64
IV.SGG.HHE. ML:2.7 0.000032600000000000006 0.42 AML other m 2022-08-20T06:19:53.16
IV.SGG.HHN. ML:3.0 0.00007155 0.1 AML other m 2022-08-20T06:19:54.28
IV.LIBRI.HHN. ML:1.5 0.00046350000000000004 0.56 AML other m 2022-08-20T06:21:15.54
IV.LIBRI.HHE. ML:1.7 0.000652 0.42 AML other m 2022-08-20T06:21:15.77
IV.LIBRI.HNE. ML:2.0 0.0013199999999999998 0.46 AML other m 2022-08-20T06:21:15.62
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:1.7 0.0006670000000000001 1.26 AML other m 2022-08-20T06:21:16.67
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:1.9 0.001006 0.7 AML other m 2022-08-20T06:21:16.87
IV.LIBRI.HNN. ML:1.9 0.00115 1.78 AML other m 2022-08-20T06:21:17.95
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:1.7 0.00034599999999999995 0.66 AML other m 2022-08-20T06:21:18.59
IV.ECTS.HHN. ML:2.0 0.000764 0.26 AML other m 2022-08-20T06:21:19.01
IV.ECTS.HHE. ML:1.9 0.000635 0.26 AML other m 2022-08-20T06:21:19.21
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:1.9 0.000557 0.22 AML other m 2022-08-20T06:21:19.44
IV.EPMN.HHE. ML:1.7 0.000266 0.7 AML other m 2022-08-20T06:21:22.18
IV.EPMN.HHN. ML:1.6 0.00022600000000000002 1.28 AML other m 2022-08-20T06:21:22.74
GU.MGRO.HNE. ML:0.0 0.000212 0.76 AML other m 2022-08-20T06:21:23.46
GU.MGRO.HNN. ML:0.0 0.00014855 0.72 AML other m 2022-08-20T06:21:23.48
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:1.7 0.00022499999999999997 1.36 AML other m 2022-08-20T06:21:23.92
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:1.6 0.0001965 0.54 AML other m 2022-08-20T06:21:24.28
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