Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.0 on date 01-12-2023 and time 16:50:01 (UTC) in region 1 km S Zafferana Etnea (CT)

A magnitude ML 2.0 earthquake occured in region: 1 km S Zafferana Etnea (CT), on

  • 01-12-2023 16:50:01 (UTC)
  • 01-12-2023 17:50:01 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.6830, 15.1080 at 6 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
Zafferana Etnea CT 2 9517 9517
Santa Venerina CT 3 8592 18109
Milo CT 5 1087 19196
Trecastagni CT 8 10910 30106
Sant'Alfio CT 8 1582 31688
Viagrande CT 8 8563 40251
Pedara CT 8 14102 54353
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 9 17984 72337
Giarre CT 9 27659 99996
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 9 3524 103520
Acireale CT 9 52622 156142
Aci Catena CT 9 29851 185993
Riposto CT 10 14838 200831
Nicolosi CT 10 7463 208294
Mascali CT 11 14282 222576
Valverde CT 12 7840 230416
San Giovanni la Punta CT 12 23060 253476
Tremestieri Etneo CT 12 20589 274065
Mascalucia CT 13 31958 306023
San Gregorio di Catania CT 13 11966 317989
Sant'Agata li Battiati CT 14 9479 327468
Gravina di Catania CT 14 25838 353306
San Pietro Clarenza CT 14 7743 361049
Aci Castello CT 14 18723 379772
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 15 9623 389395
Piedimonte Etneo CT 15 3963 393358
Belpasso CT 15 28108 421466
Camporotondo Etneo CT 16 5023 426489
Ragalna CT 16 3924 430413
Linguaglossa CT 18 5403 435816
Calatabiano CT 19 5308 441124
Catania CT 20 314555 755679
Misterbianco CT 20 49410 805089

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
9 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
20 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
67 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
69 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
71 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
91 Km NE of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
95 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
96 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
97 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
Rev200
ML 2.0 2023-12-01
16:50:01
37.683 15.108 6 2023-12-01
16:58:53
Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania) 123633191
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2023-12-01 16:50:01
Latitude 37.6830
Longitude 15.1080
Depth (km) 6 (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 123633191

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) 500.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 109
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) 0.13
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:2.0

Field Value
Value 2.0
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 123633191
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2023-12-01 16:58:53
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