Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.0 on date 09-12-2023 and time 06:59:25 (UTC) in region 3 km SW Palagonia (CT)

A magnitude ML 2.0 earthquake occured in region: 3 km SW Palagonia (CT), on

  • 09-12-2023 06:59:25 (UTC)
  • 09-12-2023 07:59:25 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.3110, 14.7150 at 10 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Sala Sismica INGV-Roma.

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
Palagonia CT 3 16608 16608
Mineo CT 5 5159 21767
Militello in Val di Catania CT 8 7443 29210
Ramacca CT 9 10894 40104
Scordia CT 12 17095 57199
Grammichele CT 13 13418 70617
Vizzini CT 17 6241 76858
Francofonte SR 17 12800 89658
Licodia Eubea CT 17 3081 92739
Caltagirone CT 20 38686 131425

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
39 Km SW of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
43 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
43 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
49 Km NE of Gela (75827 inhabitants)
50 Km N of Modica (54633 inhabitants)
52 Km SW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
58 Km NW of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
61 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
Recent and historical seismicity
Seismic hazard
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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 2.0 2023-12-09
06:59:25
37.3113 14.7153 10 2023-12-09
07:16:00
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 123912011
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2023-12-09 06:59:25 ± 0.18
Latitude 37.3113 ± 0.0099
Longitude 14.7153 ± 0.0102
Depth (km) 10 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 123912011

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1230
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 741
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 334
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1230.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 151
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 18
Number of defining phases 14
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.33
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00000
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.47844
Number of stations at which the event was observed 11
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 9
Magnitude information

ML:2.0

Field Value
Value 2.0
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 10
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 123912011
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2023-12-09 07:16:00
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance(km) Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.GMB1.HHZ. 2023-12-09T07:00:05.03 3.0 undecidable manual S 0.12 0
IV.HAVL.HHN. 2023-12-09T06:59:42.70 1.0 undecidable manual S 137 53.1024 50 0.14 23
IV.AGST.EHE. 2023-12-09T06:59:40.58 1.0 undecidable manual S 98 45.621 50 0.02 24
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2023-12-09T06:59:38.43 0.1 undecidable manual S 118 35.9418 50 0.44 90
IV.HAGA.HHE. 2023-12-09T06:59:38.64 0.6 undecidable manual S 94 38.9277 50 -0.13 48
IV.RAFF.HHE. 2023-12-09T06:59:37.92 0.6 undecidable manual S 253 32.6451 50 0.8 39
IV.EPMN.HHN. 2023-12-09T06:59:36.78 3.0 undecidable manual P -0.65 0
IV.HSRS.HHZ. 2023-12-09T06:59:34.41 0.6 negative manual P 118 50.9157 50 -0.71 40
IV.HAVL.HHN. 2023-12-09T06:59:34.94 0.6 undecidable manual P 137 53.1024 50 -0.51 43
IV.HAGA.HHE. 2023-12-09T06:59:33.60 3.0 undecidable manual P 94 38.9277 50 0.33 0
IV.AGST.EHE. 2023-12-09T06:59:33.39 3.0 undecidable manual P 98 45.621 50 -0.91 0
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2023-12-09T06:59:32.51 0.1 undecidable manual P 118 35.9418 50 -0.3 93
IV.HVZN.HHE. 2023-12-09T06:59:32.22 0.3 undecidable manual S 180 14.7741 125 0.24 73
IV.EMSA.HHZ. 2023-12-09T06:59:32.21 0.6 undecidable manual P 44 28.9488 50 0.47 45
IV.HLNI.HHN. 2023-12-09T06:59:32.10 0.1 undecidable manual S 73 14.3745 125 0.21 98
IV.RAFF.HHE. 2023-12-09T06:59:31.94 0.3 undecidable manual P 253 32.6451 50 -0.37 69
IV.HLNI.HHN. 2023-12-09T06:59:29.16 0.1 undecidable manual P 73 14.3745 125 -0.13 100
IV.HVZN.HHE. 2023-12-09T06:59:29.24 0.1 undecidable manual P 180 14.7741 125 -0.11 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.HLNI.HHN. ML:2.1 0.001155 0.2 AML other m 2023-12-09T06:59:32.29
IV.HLNI.HNN. ML:2.0 0.00113 0.22 AML other m 2023-12-09T06:59:32.30
IV.HVZN.HNE. ML:1.8 0.000689 0.7 AML other m 2023-12-09T06:59:32.75
IV.HLNI.HNE. ML:2.0 0.000984 0.1 AML other m 2023-12-09T06:59:32.55
IV.HLNI.HHE. ML:2.0 0.0010550000000000002 0.1 AML other m 2023-12-09T06:59:32.55
IV.HVZN.HHE. ML:1.8 0.000602 0.96 AML other m 2023-12-09T06:59:33.74
IV.HVZN.HHN. ML:1.7 0.0005164999999999999 0.42 AML other m 2023-12-09T06:59:33.14
IV.HVZN.HNN. ML:1.8 0.0006154999999999999 0.58 AML other m 2023-12-09T06:59:36.63
IV.SSY.HNN. ML:2.0 0.000442 1.12 AML other m 2023-12-09T06:59:39.78
IV.SSY.HNE. ML:2.2 0.0005489999999999999 0.74 AML other m 2023-12-09T06:59:40.51
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