Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.7 on date 09-12-2023 and time 01:11:38 (Italy) in region 5 km N Malvagna (ME)

A magnitude ML 1.7 earthquake occured in region: 5 km N Malvagna (ME), on

  • 09-12-2023 00:11:38 (UTC)
  • 09-12-2023 01:11:38 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.9640, 15.0580 at 9 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

Distances are determinated based on the geographic coordintes of the (Istat).
Municipality Region Dist Inh Cum Inh
Malvagna ME 5 733 733
Roccella Valdemone ME 5 666 1399
Moio Alcantara ME 7 717 2116
Montalbano Elicona ME 8 2287 4403
Novara di Sicilia ME 9 1337 5740
Francavilla di Sicilia ME 10 3945 9685
Santa Domenica Vittoria ME 10 980 10665
Tripi ME 10 873 11538
Fondachelli-Fantina ME 10 1019 12557
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 11 3215 15772
Basicò ME 11 612 16384
Motta Camastra ME 13 845 17229
San Piero Patti ME 13 2915 20144
Floresta ME 13 485 20629
Randazzo CT 14 10900 31529
Linguaglossa CT 16 5403 36932
Mazzarrà Sant'Andrea ME 16 1531 38463
Antillo ME 17 919 39382
Raccuja ME 17 1041 40423
Graniti ME 17 1492 41915
Furnari ME 17 3784 45699
Falcone ME 17 2808 48507
Librizzi ME 17 1660 50167
Oliveri ME 18 2181 52348
Ucria ME 18 1058 53406
Gaggi ME 18 3184 56590
Roccafiorita ME 19 197 56787
Limina ME 19 836 57623
Rodì Milici ME 19 2056 59679

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
40 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
51 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
51 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
54 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 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 1.7 2023-12-09
00:11:38
37.9638 15.0585 9 2023-12-09
00:21:24
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 123907181
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2023-12-09 00:11:38 ± 0.09
Latitude 37.9638 ± 0.0063
Longitude 15.0585 ± 0.0068
Depth (km) 9 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 123907181

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 591
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 517
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 210
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 590.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 92
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 18
Number of defining phases 16
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.29
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.13760
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.72216
Number of stations at which the event was observed 12
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 11
Magnitude information

ML:1.7

Field Value
Value 1.7
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 22
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 123907181
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2023-12-09 00:21:24
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance(km) Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.PLLN.EHZ. 2023-12-09T00:11:52.78 0.6 undecidable manual P 273 80.1642 50 0.41 41
IV.MPNC.HHE. 2023-12-09T00:11:49.98 0.3 undecidable manual S 52 32.745 50 -0.04 73
IV.MRCB.HHZ. 2023-12-09T00:11:49.42 0.1 undecidable manual P 68 60.3951 50 0.09 92
IV.EFIU.HHZ. 2023-12-09T00:11:48.12 3.0 undecidable manual S 145 23.4543 110 1.16 0
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2023-12-09T00:11:48.49 0.3 negative manual P 237 51.4152 50 0.54 63
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2023-12-09T00:11:47.56 0.6 undecidable manual S 229 23.4543 110 0.58 43
IV.EPOZ.HHZ. 2023-12-09T00:11:46.43 3.0 positive manual P 34.3434 1.12 0
IV.MSFR.HHE. 2023-12-09T00:11:46.00 0.1 undecidable manual P 281 41.5251 50 -0.42 88
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2023-12-09T00:11:45.20 0.6 undecidable manual S 299 18.3705 115 -0.14 49
IV.LIBRI.HHZ. 2023-12-09T00:11:45.35 0.6 undecidable manual S 320 17.4714 116 0.29 47
IV.EPMN.HHZ. 2023-12-09T00:11:45.43 0.6 undecidable manual S 147 18.9699 114 -0.1 49
IV.MPNC.HHE. 2023-12-09T00:11:44.98 0.1 undecidable manual P 52 32.745 50 -0.09 96
IV.EFIU.HHZ. 2023-12-09T00:11:43.58 0.3 undecidable manual P 145 23.4543 110 0.28 71
IV.LIBRI.HHZ. 2023-12-09T00:11:42.27 0.6 positive manual P 320 17.4714 116 0.07 50
IV.EPMN.HHZ. 2023-12-09T00:11:42.29 0.1 positive manual P 147 18.9699 114 -0.18 97
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2023-12-09T00:11:42.33 0.1 positive manual P 299 18.3705 115 -0.03 100
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2023-12-09T00:11:42.69 0.1 undecidable manual P 229 23.4543 110 -0.62 86
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2023-12-09T00:11:41.93 0.1 undecidable manual P 87 15.2736 119 0.12 99
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:1.8 0.0005204284999999999 0.16 AML other m 2023-12-09T00:11:45.84
IV.LIBRI.HHE. ML:1.5 0.0002545 1.74 AML other m 2023-12-09T00:11:45.05
IV.LIBRI.HNE. ML:1.8 0.0004974296 0.22 AML other m 2023-12-09T00:11:46.06
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:1.9 0.0006482281999999999 0.28 AML other m 2023-12-09T00:11:45.95
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:1.8 0.00055691745 0.18 AML other m 2023-12-09T00:11:45.50
IV.LIBRI.HHN. ML:1.2 0.0001500623 0.26 AML other m 2023-12-09T00:11:45.45
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:1.8 0.000612 1.7 AML other m 2023-12-09T00:11:46.05
IV.LIBRI.HNN. ML:1.8 0.0005578742500000001 0.23 AML other m 2023-12-09T00:11:47.23
IV.EFIU.HHN. ML:1.7 0.00032909619999999993 0.78 AML other m 2023-12-09T00:11:49.78
IV.EFIU.HHE. ML:1.5 0.00019476055 0.44 AML other m 2023-12-09T00:11:50.59
IV.GALF.HHN. ML:2.1 0.000323 0.48 AML other m 2023-12-09T00:12:01.42
IV.GALF.HNE. ML:2.0 0.00023349999999999998 0.46 AML other m 2023-12-09T00:12:01.40
IV.GALF.HHE. ML:2.2 0.0003595 0.5 AML other m 2023-12-09T00:12:01.40
IV.GALF.HNN. ML:1.8 0.00014800000000000002 1.54 AML other m 2023-12-09T00:12:02.15
IV.EFIU.HNE. ML:1.3 0.00013571774 0.19 AML other m 2023-12-09T00:11:53.56
IV.EFIU.HNN. ML:1.4 0.000150026 0.17 AML other m 2023-12-09T00:11:49.08
IV.EPOZ.HNE. ML:1.8 0.0002700372 0.47 AML other m 2023-12-09T00:11:58.56
IV.EPOZ.HNN. ML:1.7 0.00022517725 0.55 AML other m 2023-12-09T00:11:59.46
IV.EPOZ.HHE. ML:1.7 0.0002039877 0.58 AML other m 2023-12-09T00:11:59.26
IV.EPOZ.HHN. ML:1.7 0.0002278688 0.54 AML other m 2023-12-09T00:12:01.20
IV.PLLN.EHE. ML:2.0 0.00015398634999999998 2.02 AML other m 2023-12-09T00:11:53.64
IV.PLLN.EHN. ML:1.7 0.000067368705 1.1 AML other m 2023-12-09T00:12:05.08
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