Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.9 on date 24-04-2024 and time 17:44:23 (UTC) in region 5 km N Centuripe (EN)

A magnitude ML 1.9 earthquake occured in region: 5 km N Centuripe (EN), on

  • 24-04-2024 17:44:23 (UTC)
  • 24-04-2024 19:44:23 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.6670, 14.7510 at 23 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
Centuripe EN 5 5470 5470
Adrano CT 7 36122 41592
Regalbuto EN 10 7277 48869
Biancavilla CT 11 24007 72876
Catenanuova EN 12 4866 77742
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 13 7641 85383
Bronte CT 15 19172 104555
PaternĂ² CT 17 48228 152783
Ragalna CT 17 3924 156707
Troina EN 19 9373 166080
Gagliano Castelferrato EN 20 3593 169673
CesarĂ² ME 20 2439 172112

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
35 Km NW of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
37 Km W of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
64 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
80 Km NE of Gela (75827 inhabitants)
82 Km N of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
82 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
83 Km NW of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
90 Km N of Modica (54633 inhabitants)
92 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
93 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
Recent and historical seismicity
Seismic hazard
Felt maps
Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
ML 1.9 2024-04-24
37.667 14.751 23 2024-04-24
Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania) 127049071
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information


Field Value
Time (UTC) 2024-04-24 17:44:23
Latitude 37.6670
Longitude 14.7510
Depth (km) 23 (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 127049071


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) 600.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68


Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 98
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) 0.3
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


Field Value
Value 1.9
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 127049071
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2024-04-24 18:00:45
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
Fault Plane solutions in the area
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