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Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.1 on date 24-12-2018 and time 09:58:21 (Italy) in region 10 km W Milo (CT)

A magnitude ML 2.1 earthquake occured in region: 10 km W Milo (CT), on

  • 24-12-2018 08:58:21 (UTC)
  • 24-12-2018 09:58:21 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.74, 15 at 1 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania).

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
Milo CT 10 1087 1087
Zafferana Etnea CT 10 9517 10604
Sant'Alfio CT 12 1582 12186
Santa Venerina CT 13 8592 20778
Ragalna CT 14 3924 24702
Nicolosi CT 15 7463 32165
Pedara CT 15 14102 46267
Trecastagni CT 16 10910 57177
Maletto CT 16 3920 61097
Giarre CT 16 27659 88756
Randazzo CT 16 10900 99656
Bronte CT 16 19172 118828
Biancavilla CT 16 24007 142835
Linguaglossa CT 16 5403 148238
Viagrande CT 17 8563 156801
Mascali CT 17 14282 171083
Piedimonte Etneo CT 17 3963 175046
Belpasso CT 17 28108 203154
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 17 7641 210795
Riposto CT 18 14838 225633
Adrano CT 18 36122 261755
Moio Alcantara ME 18 717 262472
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 19 3524 265996
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 19 17984 283980
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 19 3215 287195
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 19 9623 296818
San Pietro Clarenza CT 19 7743 304561
Mascalucia CT 19 31958 336519
Camporotondo Etneo CT 20 5023 341542
Tremestieri Etneo CT 20 20589 362131
Santa Domenica Vittoria ME 20 980 363111
Aci Catena CT 20 29851 392962
Malvagna ME 20 733 393695

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
20 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
28 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
69 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
70 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
80 Km NW of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
88 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
94 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
97 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
Recent and historical Seismicity
Seismic hazard
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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Rev 200 ML 2.1 2018-12-24
08:58:21
37.74 15.01 1 2018-12-26
10:48:49
Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania) 64239971
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-12-24 08:58:21 ± 0
Latitude 37.74
Longitude 15.01
Depth (km) 1 ± 0 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 200 -> SURVEY-INGV-CT
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 64239971

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description
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) 0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

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

ML:2.1

Field Value
Value 2.1
Uncertainty 0
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 64239971
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-12-26 10:48:49
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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