Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.6 on date 26-02-2024 and time 14:46:35 (Italy) in region 4 km S Castroreale (ME)

A magnitude ML 1.6 earthquake occured in region: 4 km S Castroreale (ME), on

  • 26-02-2024 13:46:35 (UTC)
  • 26-02-2024 14:46:35 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.0620, 15.2080 at 14 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
Castroreale ME 4 2504 2504
Rodì Milici ME 6 2056 4560
Mazzarrà Sant'Andrea ME 7 1531 6091
Novara di Sicilia ME 8 1337 7428
Furnari ME 9 3784 11212
Fondachelli-Fantina ME 9 1019 12231
Terme Vigliatore ME 9 7395 19626
Tripi ME 10 873 20499
Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto ME 10 41583 62082
Antillo ME 10 919 63001
Santa Lucia del Mela ME 11 4650 67651
Mandanici ME 12 601 68252
Merì ME 12 2338 70590
Falcone ME 13 2808 73398
Basicò ME 13 612 74010
San Filippo del Mela ME 13 7115 81125
Limina ME 15 836 81961
Oliveri ME 15 2181 84142
Gualtieri Sicaminò ME 15 1807 85949
Casalvecchio Siculo ME 15 842 86791
Roccafiorita ME 16 197 86988
Pagliara ME 16 1170 88158
Pace del Mela ME 16 6239 94397
Fiumedinisi ME 16 1409 95806
Savoca ME 16 1732 97538
Condrò ME 17 493 98031
San Pier Niceto ME 17 2837 100868
Montalbano Elicona ME 17 2287 103155
Milazzo ME 18 31646 134801
Mongiuffi Melia ME 18 600 135401
Motta Camastra ME 19 845 136246
Monforte San Giorgio ME 19 2777 139023
Furci Siculo ME 19 3382 142405
Alì ME 19 768 143173
Francavilla di Sicilia ME 19 3945 147118
Graniti ME 19 1492 148610
Santa Teresa di Riva ME 19 9377 157987
Roccalumera ME 19 4141 162128
Gallodoro ME 19 367 162495
Torregrotta ME 19 7431 169926
Nizza di Sicilia ME 19 3667 173593
Forza d'Agrò ME 20 911 174504
Alì Terme ME 20 2539 177043
Sant'Alessio Siculo ME 20 1554 178597
Roccavaldina ME 20 1133 179730

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
34 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
39 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
50 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
63 Km N of Catania (314555 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 1.6 2024-02-26
13:46:35
38.0617 15.2077 14 2024-02-26
13:53:09
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 125557741
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2024-02-26 13:46:35 ± 0.07
Latitude 38.0617 ± 0.0036
Longitude 15.2077 ± 0.0023
Depth (km) 14 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 125557741

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 401
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 150
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 351
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 400.0
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 17
Number of defining phases 17
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.12
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.06565
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.48563
Number of stations at which the event was observed 10
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 10
Magnitude information

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 14
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 125557741
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2024-02-26 13:53:09
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance(km) Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.MRCB.HHZ. 2024-02-26T13:46:49.79 0.3 undecidable manual S 75 44.622 95 -0.06 70
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2024-02-26T13:46:47.23 0.3 undecidable manual S 49 34.5432 97 0.07 72
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2024-02-26T13:46:45.13 1.0 undecidable manual P 267 53.9016 94 -0.06 23
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2024-02-26T13:46:45.69 0.6 undecidable manual S 266 29.2485 99 -0.08 49
IV.LIBRI.HHZ. 2024-02-26T13:46:44.30 0.3 undecidable manual S 276 24.4533 103 -0.22 71
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2024-02-26T13:46:43.48 0.1 undecidable manual P 98 43.5231 95 -0.11 93
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2024-02-26T13:46:43.34 0.6 negative manual P 330 40.1265 96 0.26 45
IV.MRCB.HHZ. 2024-02-26T13:46:43.77 0.1 undecidable manual P 75 44.622 95 0 95
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2024-02-26T13:46:42.22 0.1 negative manual P 49 34.5432 97 0.01 97
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2024-02-26T13:46:41.07 0.3 undecidable manual S 168 10.2786 134 -0.05 74
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2024-02-26T13:46:41.50 0.6 undecidable manual P 266 29.2485 99 0.09 48
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2024-02-26T13:46:41.95 0.6 undecidable manual S 53 15.7731 117 -0.38 46
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2024-02-26T13:46:40.57 0.3 undecidable manual S 239 7.2927 145 -0.03 75
IV.LIBRI.HHZ. 2024-02-26T13:46:40.71 0.3 positive manual P 276 24.4533 103 0.02 74
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2024-02-26T13:46:39.48 0.1 negative manual P 53 15.7731 117 0.06 100
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2024-02-26T13:46:38.54 0.1 positive manual P 239 7.2927 145 0.12 100
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2024-02-26T13:46:38.89 0.1 negative manual P 168 10.2786 134 0.16 99
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.NOV.HHN. ML:2.0 0.0012584999999999999 0.32 AML other m 2024-02-26T13:46:40.93
IV.NOV.HNN. ML:1.4 0.0003 0.32 AML other m 2024-02-26T13:46:40.93
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:1.7 0.0005435000000000001 0.76 AML other m 2024-02-26T13:46:41.54
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:1.8 0.000736 0.24 AML other m 2024-02-26T13:46:41.69
IV.NOV.HNE. ML:1.3 0.0002375 0.82 AML other m 2024-02-26T13:46:41.81
IV.NOV.HHE. ML:1.9 0.001017 0.82 AML other m 2024-02-26T13:46:41.81
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:1.7 0.00042800000000000005 0.22 AML other m 2024-02-26T13:46:42.50
IV.LIBRI.HHE. ML:1.2 0.00008659999999999999 1.1 AML other m 2024-02-26T13:46:44.35
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:1.5 0.0002595 0.44 AML other m 2024-02-26T13:46:45.54
IV.LIBRI.HNE. ML:1.5 0.00019350000000000001 0.94 AML other m 2024-02-26T13:46:45.85
IV.LIBRI.HNN. ML:1.7 0.000282 0.66 AML other m 2024-02-26T13:46:45.66
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:1.4 0.000123 0.96 AML other m 2024-02-26T13:46:46.12
IV.LIBRI.HHN. ML:1.2 0.0000804 0.7 AML other m 2024-02-26T13:46:46.24
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:1.4 0.00011130000000000001 1.3 AML other m 2024-02-26T13:46:47.85
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