Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.3 on date 30-03-2024 and time 02:20:22 (Italy) in region Costa Catanese (Catania)

A magnitude ML 2.3 earthquake occured in region: Costa Catanese (Catania), on

  • 30-03-2024 01:20:22 (UTC)
  • 30-03-2024 02:20:22 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.4130, 15.2240 at 22 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
Catania CT 16 314555 314555
Aci Castello CT 17 18723 333278
San Gregorio di Catania CT 20 11966 345244

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
16 Km SE of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
23 Km S of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
40 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
70 Km NE of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
74 Km NE of Modica (54633 inhabitants)
80 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
86 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
92 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
94 Km E of Gela (75827 inhabitants)
Recent and historical seismicity
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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 2.3 2024-03-30
01:20:22
37.4132 15.2242 23 2024-03-30
01:32:17
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 126296101
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2024-03-30 01:20:22 ± 0.1
Latitude 37.4132 ± 0.0036
Longitude 15.2242 ± 0.0068
Depth (km) 23 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 126296101

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 627
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 222
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 97
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 630.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 130
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 35
Number of defining phases 28
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.23
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00000
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.82108
Number of stations at which the event was observed 25
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 19
Magnitude information

ML:2.3

Field Value
Value 2.3
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 50
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 126296101
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2024-03-30 01:32:17
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance(km) Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.RAFF.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:45.18 3.0 undecidable manual S -1.71 0
IV.HVZN.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:39.73 1.0 undecidable manual S 240 51.9036 106 0.64 20
IV.MPAZ.HHE. 2024-03-30T01:20:37.71 1.0 undecidable manual P 49 91.1421 98 -0.22 21
IY.CNDF.HHZ.00 2024-03-30T01:20:36.86 0.1 undecidable manual P 40 85.8474 99 -0.27 85
IV.RAFF.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:36.11 3.0 positive manual P 0.2 0
IV.HPAC.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:36.15 3.0 undecidable manual P 0.24 0
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:35.41 1.0 undecidable manual P 32 77.6667 100 -0.47 21
IV.HSRS.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:35.31 0.3 undecidable manual S 180 35.5422 115 0.33 68
IV.ISPIC.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:35.34 3.0 positive manual P -0.06 0
IV.HVIT.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:35.49 3.0 positive manual P -0.2 0
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:34.68 0.6 positive manual P 300 66.5778 102 0.47 42
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:34.42 0.6 undecidable manual S 205 31.3464 118 0.46 45
IV.ENIC.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:33.25 1.0 undecidable manual S 324 30.0477 120 -0.43 22
IV.HMDC.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:33.51 3.0 positive manual P -0.26 0
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:33.68 0.3 undecidable manual S 257 31.8459 118 -0.42 68
IV.ESCV.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:32.36 0.6 undecidable manual P 316 51.6039 106 0.4 44
IV.EBDA.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:32.56 1.0 undecidable manual S 340 26.0517 124 -0.2 24
IV.EPIT.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:31.54 1.0 undecidable manual P 342 46.5201 108 0.32 23
IV.HAVL.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:31.70 3.0 negative manual P -0.06 0
IV.HCRL.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:31.62 0.6 undecidable manual S 230 22.2555 129 -0.32 47
IV.AGST.EHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:31.06 0.1 undecidable manual S 179 17.3715 137 0.06 100
IV.HVZN.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:31.88 0.3 positive manual P 240 51.9036 106 -0.13 70
IV.EFIU.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:30.49 0.1 positive manual P 358 41.7249 111 -0.03 96
IV.HAGA.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:30.50 0.6 undecidable manual S 203 15.4734 141 -0.16 49
IV.ESML.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:29.75 0.1 negative manual P 307 37.9287 113 -0.22 93
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:29.06 0.1 positive manual P 205 31.3464 118 0.01 99
IV.ENIC.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:29.30 0.1 positive manual P 324 30.0477 120 0.41 91
IV.HSRS.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:29.58 0.1 positive manual P 180 35.5422 115 -0.06 98
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:28.79 0.1 negative manual P 257 31.8459 118 -0.34 92
IV.EBDA.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:28.57 0.1 undecidable manual P 340 26.0517 124 0.21 96
IV.EMSA.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:28.78 0.1 undecidable manual P 291 26.3514 124 0.38 92
IV.EPOZ.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:28.61 0.1 positive manual P 354 28.8489 121 -0.12 97
IV.HAGA.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:27.04 0.1 undecidable manual P 203 15.4734 141 -0.11 100
IV.AGST.EHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:27.25 0.1 undecidable manual P 179 17.3715 137 -0.09 100
IV.HCRL.HHZ. 2024-03-30T01:20:27.93 0.1 undecidable manual P 230 22.2555 129 0.04 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.HLNI.HNN. ML:2.5 0.00121 1.78 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:34.00
IV.HLNI.HHN. ML:2.6 0.0012999999999999997 1.76 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:34.00
IV.EPOZ.HHN. ML:2.3 0.0008105 1.66 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:35.94
IV.EPOZ.HNN. ML:2.4 0.0009390000000000001 1.64 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:35.93
IV.SSY.HHE. ML:2.5 0.0012999999999999997 0.12 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:35.12
IV.HLNI.HHE. ML:2.4 0.0009475 0.2 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:35.56
IV.HLNI.HNE. ML:2.4 0.000912 0.2 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:35.56
IV.HSRS.HHE. ML:2.5 0.001135 0.26 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:35.49
IV.SSY.HNE. ML:2.6 0.001615 0.86 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:35.56
IV.ENIC.HHE. ML:2.8 0.0025250000000000003 0.14 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:35.67
IV.HSRS.HHN. ML:2.4 0.000874 0.28 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:35.64
IV.EPOZ.HHE. ML:2.2 0.0007365 1.1 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:35.78
IV.EPOZ.HNE. ML:2.2 0.0006935 0.88 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:35.78
IV.SSY.HHN. ML:2.7 0.00182 0.7 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:35.55
IV.ESML.HHE. ML:2.1 0.00040149999999999995 0.86 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:35.93
IV.ESML.HNE. ML:2.2 0.0004755 0.78 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:36.11
IV.ISPIC.HHN. ML:2.2 0.000223 0.56 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:36.49
IV.ISPIC.HNN. ML:2.2 0.000232 0.56 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:36.49
IV.ESML.HHN. ML:1.9 0.00023150000000000002 0.58 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:36.02
IV.SSY.HNN. ML:2.7 0.00174 0.68 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:36.91
IV.ENIC.HHN. ML:2.6 0.00164 1.56 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:37.86
IV.EFIU.HHN. ML:2.0 0.00027100000000000003 0.52 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:38.33
IV.ESML.HNN. ML:2.0 0.0003215 0.92 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:39.46
IV.HAVL.HHE. ML:2.8 0.0015699999999999998 0.18 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:39.67
IV.HAVL.HHN. ML:3.0 0.0024100000000000002 0.24 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:39.96
IV.HVZN.HHN. ML:2.8 0.00143 1.48 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:41.21
IV.HVZN.HNN. ML:2.8 0.00157 1.48 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:41.22
IV.HVZN.HHE. ML:2.6 0.0008594999999999999 0.44 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:41.73
IV.HVZN.HNE. ML:2.7 0.001052 0.44 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:41.75
IV.ESCV.HHE. ML:2.3 0.0004605 0.2 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:43.12
IV.ESCV.HHN. ML:2.4 0.0006215 0.94 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:43.09
IV.EFIU.HHE. ML:1.9 0.0002485 0.82 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:44.02
IV.HMDC.HHN. ML:2.3 0.0003415 0.66 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:44.07
IV.ISPIC.HHE. ML:2.2 0.0002215 1.3 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:46.83
IV.ISPIC.HNE. ML:2.2 0.0002155 1.3 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:46.83
IV.HVIT.HHN. ML:2.5 0.0004325 0.36 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:46.28
IV.HVIT.HHE. ML:2.2 0.0002415 0.3 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:46.48
IV.HMDC.HHE. ML:2.1 0.000241 0.8 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:46.87
IV.RAFF.HHN. ML:2.6 0.0005489999999999999 0.38 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:48.22
IV.RAFF.HNE. ML:2.2 0.0002345 0.34 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:48.26
IV.RAFF.HHE. ML:2.4 0.00038 0.34 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:48.12
IV.MTTG.HHN. ML:2.0 0.00014950000000000003 1.3 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:48.21
IV.GALF.HHE. ML:2.2 0.00024349999999999998 0.58 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:48.62
IV.RAFF.HNN. ML:2.3 0.000268 0.26 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:48.21
IV.GALF.HNN. ML:1.8 0.0001135 0.76 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:49.71
IV.MTTG.HHE. ML:1.9 0.0001175 0.56 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:49.68
IY.CNDF.HHN.00 ML:1.8 0.0000724 0.5 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:49.53
IY.CNDF.HHE.00 ML:1.7 0.0000624 0.18 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:50.09
IV.GALF.HNE. ML:1.9 0.00014000000000000001 1.4 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:53.75
IV.GALF.HHN. ML:2.2 0.0002945 1.46 AML other m 2024-03-30T01:20:54.77
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