Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.5 on date 12-12-2018 and time 22:42:57 (Italy) in region 2 km E Linguaglossa (CT)

A magnitude ML 1.5 earthquake occured in region: 2 km E Linguaglossa (CT), on

  • 12-12-2018 21:42:57 (UTC)
  • 12-12-2018 22:42:57 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.85, 15.17 at 22 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
Linguaglossa CT 3 5403 5403
Gaggi ME 5 3184 8587
Piedimonte Etneo CT 5 3963 12550
Motta Camastra ME 5 845 13395
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 6 3215 16610
Calatabiano CT 6 5308 21918
Francavilla di Sicilia ME 7 3945 25863
Graniti ME 7 1492 27355
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 7 9623 36978
Castelmola ME 9 1088 38066
Giardini-Naxos ME 10 9415 47481
Taormina ME 10 10960 58441
Mascali CT 10 14282 72723
Mongiuffi Melia ME 11 600 73323
Sant'Alfio CT 12 1582 74905
Moio Alcantara ME 12 717 75622
Gallodoro ME 12 367 75989
Roccafiorita ME 13 197 76186
Letojanni ME 13 2861 79047
Malvagna ME 13 733 79780
Giarre CT 13 27659 107439
Riposto CT 13 14838 122277
Limina ME 14 836 123113
Milo CT 15 1087 124200
Fondachelli-Fantina ME 15 1019 125219
Antillo ME 16 919 126138
Forza d'Agrò ME 16 911 127049
Roccella Valdemone ME 17 666 127715
Sant'Alessio Siculo ME 17 1554 129269
Zafferana Etnea CT 18 9517 138786
Casalvecchio Siculo ME 18 842 139628
Santa Venerina CT 18 8592 148220
Novara di Sicilia ME 19 1337 149557
Savoca ME 19 1732 151289
Santa Domenica Vittoria ME 20 980 152269
Randazzo CT 20 10900 163169

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
26 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
39 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
51 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
51 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
88 Km N of Siracusa (122291 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 1.5 2018-12-12
21:42:57
37.85 15.17 22 2019-06-04
09:16:13
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 67748391
Rev 100 ML 1.4 2018-12-12
21:42:58
37.83 15.15 10 2018-12-12
21:50:50
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 63872981
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-12-12 21:42:57 ± 0.22
Latitude 37.85 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.17 ± 0.02
Depth (km) 22 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 67748391

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1469
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 382
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 98
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1470
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 142
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 17
Number of defining phases 17
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.41
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.1304
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.69608
Number of stations at which the event was observed 10
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 10
Magnitudes information

ML:1.5

Field Value
Value 1.5
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 67748391
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-04-19 15:31:59

ML:1.4

Field Value
Value 1.4
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 63872981
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-12-12 21:50:50
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2018-12-12T21:43:21.69 0.6 undecidable manual S 186 0.6961 99 0.6 41
IV.HAGA.HHZ. 2018-12-12T21:43:17.30 0.3 undecidable manual S 181 0.5648 102 0.04 72
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2018-12-12T21:43:16.88 0.3 undecidable manual S 205 0.554 102 -0.07 71
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-12-12T21:43:11.04 0.3 undecidable manual S 26 0.3292 112 0.49 68
IV.MUCR.HHE. 2018-12-12T21:43:10.18 0.6 undecidable manual S 310 0.3031 115 0.34 47
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2018-12-12T21:43:10.63 0.3 undecidable manual P 186 0.6961 99 -0.6 61
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-12-12T21:43:08.04 0.3 undecidable manual P 33 0.491 104 0.24 69
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2018-12-12T21:43:08.40 0.1 undecidable manual P 205 0.554 102 -0.45 88
IV.HAGA.HHZ. 2018-12-12T21:43:08.49 0.3 undecidable manual P 181 0.5648 102 -0.53 64
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2018-12-12T21:43:06.70 0.3 undecidable manual S 351 0.1799 131 -0.04 78
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-12-12T21:43:05.10 0.3 undecidable manual P 26 0.3292 112 -0.05 75
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2018-12-12T21:43:05.31 0.6 undecidable manual S 22 0.1304 141 -0.42 48
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2018-12-12T21:43:04.44 0.3 undecidable manual P 264 0.2491 120 0.52 68
IV.EPOZ.HHZ. 2018-12-12T21:43:04.02 0.1 undecidable manual P 175 0.179 131 1.08 74
IV.MUCR.HHE. 2018-12-12T21:43:04.62 0.1 undecidable manual P 310 0.3031 115 -0.12 100
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2018-12-12T21:43:02.63 0.1 undecidable manual P 351 0.1799 131 -0.32 98
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2018-12-12T21:43:02.04 0.1 undecidable manual P 22 0.1304 141 -0.33 98
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:1.5 0.000196 0.48 AML other m 2018-12-12T21:43:05.87
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:1.4 0.000151 1.44 AML other m 2018-12-12T21:43:06.82
IV.NOV.HHN. ML:1.6 0.0002125 1.34 AML other m 2018-12-12T21:43:06.24
IV.NOV.HHE. ML:1.8 0.0003535 0.42 AML other m 2018-12-12T21:43:06.97
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:1.5 0.00010945 0.42 AML other m 2018-12-12T21:43:11.51
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:1.4 8.085E-5 0.8 AML other m 2018-12-12T21:43:11.30
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