Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.0 on date 07-12-2023 and time 22:50:17 (Italy) in region Costa Catanese (Catania)

A magnitude ML 2.0 earthquake occured in region: Costa Catanese (Catania), on

  • 07-12-2023 21:50:17 (UTC)
  • 07-12-2023 22:50:17 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.4950, 15.4580 at 10 km depth.

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

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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

No Italian municipalities within 20 km distance.

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
29 Km E of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
33 Km E of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
50 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
70 Km S of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
78 Km S of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
90 Km NE of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
94 Km NE of Modica (54633 inhabitants)
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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 2.0 2023-12-07
21:50:17
37.4952 15.4582 10 2023-12-07
22:01:00
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 123883331
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2023-12-07 21:50:17 ± 0.31
Latitude 37.4952 ± 0.0072
Longitude 15.4582 ± 0.0215
Depth (km) 10 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 123883331

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1835
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 658
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 277
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1840.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 223
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 23
Number of defining phases 21
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.33
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00000
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.85436
Number of stations at which the event was observed 15
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 13
Magnitude information

ML:2.0

Field Value
Value 2.0
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 10
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 123883331
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2023-12-07 22:01:00
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance(km) Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.PAOL.HNZ. 2023-12-07T21:51:50.37 3.0 undecidable manual Sn -2.36 0
IV.CPOZ.HNZ. 2023-12-07T21:51:14.40 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 5.42 0
IV.HPAC.HHZ. 2023-12-07T21:50:46.18 0.6 undecidable manual S 203 94.8384 50 0.87 35
IV.HAVL.HHZ. 2023-12-07T21:50:37.79 0.6 undecidable manual S 207 66.378 50 0.08 47
IV.AIO.HHE. 2023-12-07T21:50:35.43 0.6 undecidable manual S 340 56.3991 50 0.39 45
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2023-12-07T21:50:33.67 0.6 undecidable manual S 253 54.1014 50 -0.76 43
IV.HPAC.HHZ. 2023-12-07T21:50:33.45 0.6 undecidable manual P 203 94.8384 50 0.02 45
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2023-12-07T21:50:33.60 0.6 undecidable manual S 222 50.5161 50 0.14 47
IV.HVZN.HHZ. 2023-12-07T21:50:30.00 0.3 positive manual P 242 74.37 50 -0.26 69
IV.EPOZ.HHZ. 2023-12-07T21:50:29.05 0.6 undecidable manual S 310 30.747 50 0.85 35
IV.HAGA.HHE. 2023-12-07T21:50:29.60 0.6 undecidable manual S 229 35.4423 50 0.15 48
IV.AGST.EHZ. 2023-12-07T21:50:29.23 0.3 undecidable manual S 218 33.4443 50 0.33 70
IV.HAVL.HHZ. 2023-12-07T21:50:29.09 0.3 positive manual P 207 66.378 50 0.05 71
IV.AIO.HHE. 2023-12-07T21:50:27.42 0.1 undecidable manual P 340 56.3991 50 -0.08 95
IV.HSRS.HHE. 2023-12-07T21:50:26.16 0.6 undecidable manual P 205 49.2174 50 -0.24 47
IV.EMSA.HHE. 2023-12-07T21:50:26.24 0.1 undecidable manual P 271 45.1215 50 0.47 86
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2023-12-07T21:50:26.53 0.1 undecidable manual P 222 50.5161 50 -0.06 99
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2023-12-07T21:50:26.61 0.6 positive manual P 253 54.1014 50 -0.54 45
IV.ECTS.HHE. 2023-12-07T21:50:26.67 0.1 undecidable manual P 326 52.1034 50 -0.17 95
IV.AGST.EHZ. 2023-12-07T21:50:24.11 0.1 positive manual P 218 33.4443 50 0.15 98
IT.LNT.HGE. 2023-12-07T21:50:24.95 0.3 undecidable manual P 240 46.3203 50 -0.99 57
IV.HAGA.HHE. 2023-12-07T21:50:24.26 0.1 undecidable manual P 229 35.4423 50 -0.02 100
IV.EPOZ.HHZ. 2023-12-07T21:50:23.66 0.1 negative manual P 310 30.747 50 0.1 97
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.AGST.EHE. ML:2.2 0.0006215 0.5 AML other m 2023-12-07T21:50:29.57
IV.AGST.EHN. ML:2.3 0.0008544999999999999 0.74 AML other m 2023-12-07T21:50:29.44
IV.EPOZ.HHE. ML:1.7 0.0002575 0.52 AML other m 2023-12-07T21:50:30.58
IV.EPOZ.HHN. ML:1.8 0.000328 0.74 AML other m 2023-12-07T21:50:31.92
IV.HLNI.HHE. ML:1.6 0.0000951 0.56 AML other m 2023-12-07T21:50:37.40
IV.HLNI.HHN. ML:1.6 0.00009845 0.12 AML other m 2023-12-07T21:50:37.81
IV.HAVL.HHE. ML:2.0 0.0001995 1 AML other m 2023-12-07T21:50:41.79
IV.HAVL.HHN. ML:2.0 0.0001825 0.16 AML other m 2023-12-07T21:50:44.24
IV.HPAC.HHE. ML:2.5 0.0003675 1.36 AML other m 2023-12-07T21:50:47.69
IV.HPAC.HHN. ML:2.5 0.0003555 0.84 AML other m 2023-12-07T21:50:47.42
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