Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.5 on date 28-11-2022 and time 14:57:15 (UTC) in region Randazzo (CT)

A magnitude ML 1.5 earthquake occured in region: Randazzo (CT), on

  • 28-11-2022 14:57:15 (UTC)
  • 28-11-2022 15:57:15 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.8770, 14.9450 at 19 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
Randazzo CT 0 10900 10900
Santa Domenica Vittoria ME 5 980 11880
Roccella Valdemone ME 9 666 12546
Maletto CT 9 3920 16466
Moio Alcantara ME 10 717 17183
Malvagna ME 11 733 17916
Maniace CT 12 3765 21681
Floresta ME 13 485 22166
Bronte CT 14 19172 41338
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 16 3215 44553
Francavilla di Sicilia ME 17 3945 48498
Montalbano Elicona ME 18 2287 50785
Linguaglossa CT 18 5403 56188
San Piero Patti ME 20 2915 59103
Ucria ME 20 1058 60161

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
35 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
43 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
64 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
67 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
89 Km NE of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
96 Km NW of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
Recent and historical seismicity
Seismic hazard
Felt maps
Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
ML 1.5 2022-11-28
37.877 14.945 19 2022-11-28
Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania) 112300091
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information


Field Value
Time (UTC) 2022-11-28 14:57:15
Latitude 37.8770
Longitude 14.9450
Depth (km) 19 (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 112300091


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) 700.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68


Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 68
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) 0.09
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


Field Value
Value 1.5
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 112300091
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-11-28 15:33:14
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
Fault Plane solutions in the area
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