Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.8 on date 24-04-2024 and time 11:01:28 (UTC) in region 5 km W Milo (CT)

A magnitude ML 1.8 earthquake occured in region: 5 km W Milo (CT), on

  • 24-04-2024 11:01:28 (UTC)
  • 24-04-2024 13:01:28 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.7340, 15.0580 at 6 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
Milo CT 5 1087 1087
Zafferana Etnea CT 6 9517 10604
Sant'Alfio CT 8 1582 12186
Santa Venerina CT 9 8592 20778
Giarre CT 11 27659 48437
Mascali CT 12 14282 62719
Pedara CT 13 14102 76821
Riposto CT 13 14838 91659
Trecastagni CT 13 10910 102569
Nicolosi CT 14 7463 110032
Piedimonte Etneo CT 14 3963 113995
Viagrande CT 14 8563 122558
Linguaglossa CT 14 5403 127961
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 15 9623 137584
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 15 17984 155568
Ragalna CT 15 3924 159492
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 16 3524 163016
Aci Catena CT 16 29851 192867
Acireale CT 17 52622 245489
Belpasso CT 17 28108 273597
Tremestieri Etneo CT 18 20589 294186
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 18 3215 297401
San Giovanni la Punta CT 18 23060 320461
Mascalucia CT 18 31958 352419
Calatabiano CT 18 5308 357727
Valverde CT 18 7840 365567
San Pietro Clarenza CT 18 7743 373310
Moio Alcantara ME 19 717 374027
Randazzo CT 19 10900 384927
Camporotondo Etneo CT 19 5023 389950
Gravina di Catania CT 19 25838 415788
San Gregorio di Catania CT 19 11966 427754
Biancavilla CT 19 24007 451761
Sant'Agata li Battiati CT 20 9479 461240
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 20 7641 468881
Maletto CT 20 3920 472801
Francavilla di Sicilia ME 20 3945 476746

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
17 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
26 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
66 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
67 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
78 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
92 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
94 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
99 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 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 1.8 2024-04-24
11:01:28
37.734 15.058 6 2024-04-24
11:11:24
Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania) 127038011
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2024-04-24 11:01:28
Latitude 37.7340
Longitude 15.0580
Depth (km) 6 (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 127038011

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) 90
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) 0.16
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:1.8

Field Value
Value 1.8
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 127038011
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2024-04-24 11:11:24
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