Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.1 on date 29-05-2024 and time 22:05:27 (UTC) in region 5 km SE Maletto (CT)

A magnitude ML 1.1 earthquake occured in region: 5 km SE Maletto (CT), on

  • 29-05-2024 22:05:27 (UTC)
  • 30-05-2024 00:05:27 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.8080, 14.9130 at 20 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
Maletto CT 5 3920 3920
Bronte CT 7 19172 23092
Randazzo CT 8 10900 33992
Maniace CT 11 3765 37757
Santa Domenica Vittoria ME 13 980 38737
Moio Alcantara ME 16 717 39454
Roccella Valdemone ME 16 666 40120
Adrano CT 18 36122 76242
Malvagna ME 18 733 76975
CesarĂ² ME 18 2439 79414
Biancavilla CT 19 24007 103421
San Teodoro ME 19 1403 104824
Ragalna CT 20 3924 108748

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
31 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
37 Km NW of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
71 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
72 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
83 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
90 Km NW of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
99 Km N of Ragusa (73313 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 1.1 2024-05-29
37.808 14.913 20 2024-05-29
Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania) 128328001
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information


Field Value
Time (UTC) 2024-05-29 22:05:27
Latitude 37.8080
Longitude 14.9130
Depth (km) 20 (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 128328001


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) 1500.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68


Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 68
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) 0.18
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 1.1
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 128328001
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2024-05-29 22:16:35
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
Fault Plane solutions in the area
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