Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.4 on date 21-12-2023 and time 06:00:54 (Italy) in region 12 km W Milo (CT)

A magnitude ML 1.4 earthquake occured in region: 12 km W Milo (CT), on

  • 21-12-2023 05:00:54 (UTC)
  • 21-12-2023 06:00:54 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.7510, 14.9820 at 0 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
Milo CT 12 1087 1087
Zafferana Etnea CT 12 9517 10604
Maletto CT 13 3920 14524
Bronte CT 14 19172 33696
Ragalna CT 14 3924 37620
Sant'Alfio CT 14 1582 39202
Randazzo CT 15 10900 50102
Santa Venerina CT 16 8592 58694
Nicolosi CT 16 7463 66157
Biancavilla CT 16 24007 90164
Adrano CT 16 36122 126286
Pedara CT 16 14102 140388
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 17 7641 148029
Trecastagni CT 17 10910 158939
Linguaglossa CT 18 5403 164342
Moio Alcantara ME 18 717 165059
Belpasso CT 18 28108 193167
Giarre CT 18 27659 220826
Viagrande CT 19 8563 229389
Piedimonte Etneo CT 19 3963 233352
Santa Domenica Vittoria ME 19 980 234332
Mascali CT 19 14282 248614
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 19 3215 251829
Maniace CT 20 3765 255594
Riposto CT 20 14838 270432
Malvagna ME 20 733 271165

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
22 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
29 Km NW of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
71 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
71 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
82 Km NW of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
86 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
94 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
97 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
100 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 1.4 2023-12-21
05:00:54
37.751 14.982 0 2023-12-21
05:13:48
Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania) 124169871
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2023-12-21 05:00:54
Latitude 37.7510
Longitude 14.9820
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 124169871

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) 700.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 188
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) 0.3
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:1.4

Field Value
Value 1.4
Uncertainty 0.4
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 124169871
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2023-12-21 05:13:48
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