Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.1 on date 06-02-2021 and time 03:07:32 (UTC) in region 7 km NE Biancavilla (CT)

A magnitude ML 2.1 earthquake occured in region: 7 km NE Biancavilla (CT), on

  • 06-02-2021 03:07:32 (UTC)
  • 06-02-2021 04:07:32 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.6990, 14.8990 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
Biancavilla CT 7 24007 24007
Adrano CT 7 36122 60129
Ragalna CT 8 3924 64053
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 9 7641 71694
Bronte CT 12 19172 90866
PaternĂ² CT 14 48228 139094
Belpasso CT 14 28108 167202
Nicolosi CT 15 7463 174665
Maletto CT 15 3920 178585
Centuripe EN 16 5470 184055
Pedara CT 17 14102 198157
Camporotondo Etneo CT 17 5023 203180
San Pietro Clarenza CT 18 7743 210923
Zafferana Etnea CT 18 9517 220440
Trecastagni CT 18 10910 231350
Milo CT 19 1087 232437
Mascalucia CT 19 31958 264395
Maniace CT 20 3765 268160
Viagrande CT 20 8563 276723

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
25 Km W of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
27 Km NW of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
77 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
79 Km NW of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
80 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
80 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
87 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
89 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
91 Km NE of Gela (75827 inhabitants)
94 Km N 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
Rev200
ML 2.1 2021-02-06
03:07:32
37.699 14.899 0 2021-02-06
03:28:17
Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania) 86870581
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2021-02-06 03:07:32
Latitude 37.6990
Longitude 14.8990
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 86870581

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) 400.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 114
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) 0.28
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:2.1

Field Value
Value 2.1
Uncertainty 0.4
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 86870581
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2021-02-06 03:28:17
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