Earthquake with magnitude of ML-MEDNET 4.0 on date 27-10-2002 and time 01:13:35 (UTC) in region 9 km SE Randazzo (CT)

A magnitude ML-MEDNET 4.0 earthquake occured in region: 9 km SE Randazzo (CT), on

  • 27-10-2002 01:13:35 (UTC)
  • 27-10-2002 02:13:35 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.81, 15 at 5 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV.

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 10 10900 10900
Moio Alcantara ME 11 717 11617
Maletto CT 12 3920 15537
Santa Domenica Vittoria ME 13 980 16517
Linguaglossa CT 13 5403 21920
Malvagna ME 14 733 22653
Milo CT 14 1087 23740
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 14 3215 26955
Roccella Valdemone ME 14 666 27621
Sant'Alfio CT 14 1582 29203
Bronte CT 15 19172 48375
Zafferana Etnea CT 15 9517 57892
Piedimonte Etneo CT 16 3963 61855
Francavilla di Sicilia ME 16 3945 65800
Mascali CT 18 14282 80082
Santa Venerina CT 18 8592 88674
Maniace CT 18 3765 92439
Motta Camastra ME 18 845 93284
Giarre CT 18 27659 120943
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 18 9623 130566
Riposto CT 20 14838 145404

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
26 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
34 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
65 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
66 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
87 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
90 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
Recent and historical Seismicity
Seismic hazard
Shakemap
Felt maps
Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Rev 1000 ML-MEDNET 4.0 2002-10-27
01:13:35
37.81 15 5 2013-07-15
08:41:04
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 455779
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2002-10-27 01:13:35 ± 0.285
Latitude 37.81 ± 0.03
Longitude 15.00 ± 0.02
Depth (km) 5 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 455779

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) 3936.7
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 119
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 16
Number of defining phases 16
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.7
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00518
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.03497
Number of stations at which the event was observed 15
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 15
Magnitude information

ML:4

Field Value
Value 4
Uncertainty
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 455779
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2015-04-28 10:38:22
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.RGNG.Z. 2002-10-27T01:14:37.31 10.0 undecidable manual PN 6 0.035 1.87 0.2
--.BRT.Z. 2002-10-27T01:14:29.83 10.0 undecidable manual PN 28 0.0313 -0.03 1.2
--.LCI.Z. 2002-10-27T01:14:29.80 10.0 undecidable manual PN 43 0.0314 -0.88 0.8
--.CSSN.Z. 2002-10-27T01:14:24.85 10.0 undecidable manual PN 0 0.0274 0.93 0.8
--.SLCN.Z. 2002-10-27T01:14:18.33 10.0 undecidable manual PN 10 0.0236 0.24 1.4
--.ORI.Z. 2002-10-27T01:14:17.51 10.0 undecidable manual PN 26 0.0225 1.08 0.8
--.MGR.Z. 2002-10-27T01:14:13.18 10.0 undecidable manual PN 10 0.0213 -1.36 0.6
--.LVI.Z. 2002-10-27T01:14:11.16 10.0 undecidable manual PN 276 0.0189 0.19 1.5
--.ERC.Z. 2002-10-27T01:14:09.46 10.0 undecidable manual PN 278 0.0172 1.12 0.8
--.USI.Z. 2002-10-27T01:14:03.25 10.0 undecidable manual PN 303 0.0152 -1.98 0.2
--.MPG.Z. 2002-10-27T01:13:59.81 10.0 undecidable manual PN 286 0.0121 -0.69 1.3
--.MTTG.Z. 2002-10-27T01:13:57.13 10.0 undecidable manual SG 70 0.0052 0.33 0.6
--.SOI.Z. 2002-10-27T01:13:52.81 10.0 undecidable manual PG 72 0.0078 -0.17 1.6
--.MEU.Z. 2002-10-27T01:13:50.35 10.0 undecidable manual PG 191 0.0063 0.41 1.5
--.CSLB.Z. 2002-10-27T01:13:50.77 10.0 undecidable manual PG 280 0.0068 -0.08 1.6
--.MTTG.Z. 2002-10-27T01:13:46.88 10.0 undecidable manual PG 70 0.0052 -0.78 1.2
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