Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.6 on date 24-04-2024 and time 16:42:46 (UTC) in region 3 km NE Randazzo (CT)

A magnitude ML 1.6 earthquake occured in region: 3 km NE Randazzo (CT), on

  • 24-04-2024 16:42:46 (UTC)
  • 24-04-2024 18:42:46 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.8940, 14.9680 at 30 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
Randazzo CT 3 10900 10900
Santa Domenica Vittoria ME 3 980 11880
Roccella Valdemone ME 6 666 12546
Moio Alcantara ME 7 717 13263
Malvagna ME 8 733 13996
Maletto CT 11 3920 17916
Floresta ME 12 485 18401
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 14 3215 21616
Maniace CT 14 3765 25381
Francavilla di Sicilia ME 15 3945 29326
Montalbano Elicona ME 15 2287 31613
Bronte CT 17 19172 50785
Linguaglossa CT 17 5403 56188
San Piero Patti ME 18 2915 59103
Motta Camastra ME 18 845 59948
Ucria ME 19 1058 61006
Raccuja ME 19 1041 62047
Tortorici ME 20 6435 68482
Novara di Sicilia ME 20 1337 69819

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
36 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
45 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
61 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
64 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
91 Km NE of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
97 Km N of Siracusa (122291 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 1.6 2024-04-24
16:42:46
37.8942 14.968 30 2024-04-24
17:04:53
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 127047691
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2024-04-24 16:42:46 ± 0.26
Latitude 37.8942 ± 0.0072
Longitude 14.9680 ± 0.0137
Depth (km) 30 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 127047691

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 980
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 823
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 66
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 980.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 69
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 26
Number of defining phases 25
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) 0.00000
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.74104
Number of stations at which the event was observed 18
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 17
Magnitude information

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 127047691
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2024-04-24 17:04:53
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance(km) Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.SERS.HHZ. 2024-04-24T16:43:39.30 3.0 undecidable manual Sg 2.76 0
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2024-04-24T16:43:11.38 0.3 undecidable manual S 173 82.251 105 -0.25 62
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2024-04-24T16:43:05.41 0.6 undecidable manual S 188 61.0944 110 -0.84 36
IV.CSLB.HHE. 2024-04-24T16:43:01.77 0.6 undecidable manual P 274 79.7646 105 1.08 31
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2024-04-24T16:43:00.74 0.3 undecidable manual P 173 82.251 105 -0.31 61
IV.PLLN.EHE. 2024-04-24T16:43:00.75 0.6 undecidable manual P 279 72.9714 107 1.07 32
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2024-04-24T16:42:59.93 0.6 undecidable manual S 295 36.4413 124 -0.42 44
IV.EPMN.HHE. 2024-04-24T16:42:57.49 0.3 undecidable manual S 114 20.0688 142 0.34 69
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2024-04-24T16:42:57.46 0.1 undecidable manual P 188 61.0944 110 -0.48 82
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2024-04-24T16:42:56.65 0.3 undecidable manual S 334 18.4704 145 -0.24 71
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2024-04-24T16:42:56.77 0.6 undecidable manual S 45 20.9679 141 -0.51 44
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2024-04-24T16:42:56.28 0.3 undecidable manual S 231 12.4764 155 0.2 71
IV.LIBRI.HNZ. 2024-04-24T16:42:56.69 0.6 undecidable manual S 351 21.2676 141 -0.66 42
IV.GALF.HNZ. 2024-04-24T16:42:55.78 0.6 undecidable manual P 240 40.626 121 0.69 40
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2024-04-24T16:42:54.61 0.3 undecidable manual P 295 36.4413 124 0.08 71
IV.MCPD.HHZ. 2024-04-24T16:42:53.96 0.3 undecidable manual P 320 32.5452 128 -0.09 71
IV.LIBRI.HNZ. 2024-04-24T16:42:52.66 0.3 undecidable manual P 351 21.2676 141 -0.14 72
IV.EMNR.HHN. 2024-04-24T16:42:52.14 0.1 undecidable manual P 149 9.9789 160 0.22 96
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2024-04-24T16:42:52.30 0.1 undecidable manual P 334 18.4704 145 -0.23 94
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2024-04-24T16:42:52.82 0.1 undecidable manual P 45 20.9679 141 0.06 98
IV.EPMN.HHE. 2024-04-24T16:42:52.77 0.1 undecidable manual P 114 20.0688 142 0.09 97
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2024-04-24T16:42:52.02 0.1 undecidable manual P 231 12.4764 155 -0.05 99
IV.EMCN.HHZ. 2024-04-24T16:42:52.28 0.1 undecidable manual P 153 12.7761 154 0.19 96
IV.ECBD.HHZ. 2024-04-24T16:42:52.62 0.3 undecidable manual P 141 16.3725 148 0.26 71
IV.EPIT.HHZ. 2024-04-24T16:42:52.28 0.1 undecidable manual P 140 12.0768 156 0.24 95
IV.EMSG.HHE. 2024-04-24T16:42:51.87 0.1 undecidable manual P 191 8.2806 163 0.03 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:1.4 0.00011080000000000001 0.3 AML other m 2024-04-24T16:42:56.97
IV.NOV.HHN. ML:1.5 0.0001255 0.64 AML other m 2024-04-24T16:42:57.40
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:1.6 0.000187 1.08 AML other m 2024-04-24T16:42:57.56
IV.NOV.HHE. ML:1.6 0.0001535 0.94 AML other m 2024-04-24T16:42:57.37
IV.HLNI.HHN. ML:1.7 0.00008555 0.28 AML other m 2024-04-24T16:43:06.01
IV.HLNI.HHE. ML:1.8 0.00010714999999999999 0.4 AML other m 2024-04-24T16:43:06.26
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