Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.0 on date 06-04-2024 and time 06:06:00 (UTC) in region 1 km SE Viagrande (CT)

A magnitude ML 2.0 earthquake occured in region: 1 km SE Viagrande (CT), on

  • 06-04-2024 06:06:00 (UTC)
  • 06-04-2024 08:06:00 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.6070, 15.1030 at 4 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
Viagrande CT 1 8563 8563
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 1 3524 12087
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 2 17984 30071
Trecastagni CT 2 10910 40981
San Giovanni la Punta CT 3 23060 64041
Aci Catena CT 4 29851 93892
Valverde CT 4 7840 101732
Pedara CT 4 14102 115834
Tremestieri Etneo CT 4 20589 136423
San Gregorio di Catania CT 5 11966 148389
Sant'Agata li Battiati CT 6 9479 157868
Acireale CT 6 52622 210490
Mascalucia CT 6 31958 242448
Gravina di Catania CT 6 25838 268286
Aci Castello CT 7 18723 287009
Nicolosi CT 7 7463 294472
San Pietro Clarenza CT 8 7743 302215
Camporotondo Etneo CT 10 5023 307238
Santa Venerina CT 10 8592 315830
Zafferana Etnea CT 10 9517 325347
Belpasso CT 11 28108 353455
Catania CT 12 314555 668010
Misterbianco CT 13 49410 717420
Milo CT 13 1087 718507
Ragalna CT 15 3924 722431
Giarre CT 16 27659 750090
Motta Sant'Anastasia CT 16 12116 762206
Sant'Alfio CT 16 1582 763788
Riposto CT 17 14838 778626
PaternĂ² CT 18 48228 826854
Mascali CT 19 14282 841136
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 19 7641 848777

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
6 Km W of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
12 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
63 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
73 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
77 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
83 Km NE of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
88 Km NE of Modica (54633 inhabitants)
89 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
93 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
96 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 2.0 2024-04-06
06:06:00
37.607 15.103 4 2024-04-06
06:25:21
Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania) 126515691
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2024-04-06 06:06:00
Latitude 37.6070
Longitude 15.1030
Depth (km) 4 (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 126515691

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) 101
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) 0.32
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:2.0

Field Value
Value 2.0
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 126515691
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2024-04-06 06:25:21
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