Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.1 on date 24-11-2023 and time 14:26:27 (Italy) in region 2 km NW Trecastagni (CT)

A magnitude ML 2.1 earthquake occured in region: 2 km NW Trecastagni (CT), on

  • 24-11-2023 13:26:27 (UTC)
  • 24-11-2023 14:26:27 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.6390, 15.0710 at 20 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania).

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
Trecastagni CT 2 10910 10910
Pedara CT 3 14102 25012
Viagrande CT 4 8563 33575
Nicolosi CT 5 7463 41038
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 6 3524 44562
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 6 17984 62546
Tremestieri Etneo CT 7 20589 83135
Zafferana Etnea CT 7 9517 92652
San Giovanni la Punta CT 7 23060 115712
Mascalucia CT 7 31958 147670
Aci Catena CT 7 29851 177521
Santa Venerina CT 8 8592 186113
Valverde CT 8 7840 193953
San Pietro Clarenza CT 8 7743 201696
Gravina di Catania CT 9 25838 227534
San Gregorio di Catania CT 9 11966 239500
Sant'Agata li Battiati CT 9 9479 248979
Acireale CT 9 52622 301601
Camporotondo Etneo CT 10 5023 306624
Belpasso CT 10 28108 334732
Milo CT 10 1087 335819
Aci Castello CT 11 18723 354542
Ragalna CT 12 3924 358466
Sant'Alfio CT 14 1582 360048
Misterbianco CT 14 49410 409458
Giarre CT 14 27659 437117
Catania CT 15 314555 751672
Riposto CT 16 14838 766510
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 16 7641 774151
PaternĂ² CT 16 48228 822379
Motta Sant'Anastasia CT 17 12116 834495
Mascali CT 17 14282 848777
Biancavilla CT 18 24007 872784

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
9 Km W of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
15 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
67 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
73 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
75 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
85 Km NE of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
90 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
90 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
91 Km N of Modica (54633 inhabitants)
97 Km NE of Gela (75827 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 2023-11-24
13:26:27
37.639 15.071 20 2023-11-24
13:44:58
Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania) 123393791
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2023-11-24 13:26:27
Latitude 37.6390
Longitude 15.0710
Depth (km) 20 (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 123393791

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) 1500.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 72
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) 0.15
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 0.2
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 123393791
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2023-11-24 13:44:58
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