Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.7 on date 21-02-2024 and time 10:29:07 (UTC) in region 10 km SE Bronte (CT)

A magnitude ML 1.7 earthquake occured in region: 10 km SE Bronte (CT), on

  • 21-02-2024 10:29:07 (UTC)
  • 21-02-2024 11:29:07 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.7300, 14.9170 at 5 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
Bronte CT 10 19172 19172
Adrano CT 11 36122 55294
Biancavilla CT 11 24007 79301
Ragalna CT 11 3924 83225
Maletto CT 12 3920 87145
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 13 7641 94786
Nicolosi CT 16 7463 102249
Belpasso CT 16 28108 130357
Randazzo CT 17 10900 141257
PaternĂ² CT 17 48228 189485
Zafferana Etnea CT 17 9517 199002
Maniace CT 18 3765 202767
Milo CT 18 1087 203854
Pedara CT 18 14102 217956
Trecastagni CT 19 10910 228866
Centuripe EN 20 5470 234336
Camporotondo Etneo CT 20 5023 239359
San Pietro Clarenza CT 20 7743 247102

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
26 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
29 Km NW of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
76 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
77 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
80 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
82 Km NW of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
91 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
93 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
94 Km NE of Gela (75827 inhabitants)
98 Km N 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 1.7 2024-02-21
10:29:07
37.73 14.917 5 2024-02-21
10:38:33
Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania) 125418771
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2024-02-21 10:29:07
Latitude 37.7300
Longitude 14.9170
Depth (km) 5 (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 125418771

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) 300.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 79
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) 0.11
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:1.7

Field Value
Value 1.7
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 125418771
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2024-02-21 10:38:33
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