Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.6 on date 28-02-2024 and time 04:31:50 (UTC) in region 3 km E Paternò (CT)

A magnitude ML 1.6 earthquake occured in region: 3 km E Paternò (CT), on

  • 28-02-2024 04:31:50 (UTC)
  • 28-02-2024 05:31:50 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.5730, 14.9400 at 23 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
Paternò CT 3 48228 48228
Belpasso CT 4 28108 76336
Camporotondo Etneo CT 6 5023 81359
Ragalna CT 7 3924 85283
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 7 7641 92924
Motta Sant'Anastasia CT 7 12116 105040
San Pietro Clarenza CT 8 7743 112783
Misterbianco CT 8 49410 162193
Nicolosi CT 9 7463 169656
Biancavilla CT 10 24007 193663
Mascalucia CT 10 31958 225621
Gravina di Catania CT 11 25838 251459
Tremestieri Etneo CT 12 20589 272048
Pedara CT 12 14102 286150
Sant'Agata li Battiati CT 13 9479 295629
Trecastagni CT 13 10910 306539
Adrano CT 14 36122 342661
San Giovanni la Punta CT 14 23060 365721
Viagrande CT 15 8563 374284
San Gregorio di Catania CT 15 11966 386250
Catania CT 15 314555 700805
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 15 3524 704329
Valverde CT 16 7840 712169
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 17 17984 730153
Aci Catena CT 18 29851 760004
Aci Castello CT 18 18723 778727
Centuripe EN 18 5470 784197
Zafferana Etnea CT 20 9517 793714

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
15 Km NW of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
21 Km W of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
65 Km NW of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
74 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
78 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
78 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
81 Km N of Modica (54633 inhabitants)
83 Km NE of Gela (75827 inhabitants)
86 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
88 Km SW of Messina (238439 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 1.6 2024-02-28
04:31:50
37.573 14.94 23 2024-02-28
05:07:05
Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania) 125585501
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2024-02-28 04:31:50
Latitude 37.5730
Longitude 14.9400
Depth (km) 23 (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 125585501

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) 1100.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 119
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) 0.18
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:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 125585501
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2024-02-28 05:07:05
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