Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.3 on date 24-12-2018 and time 10:00:17 (Italy) in region 10 km NW Milo (CT)

A magnitude ML 2.3 earthquake occured in region: 10 km NW Milo (CT), on

  • 24-12-2018 09:00:17 (UTC)
  • 24-12-2018 10:00:17 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.77, 15.02 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 11 9517 10604
Sant'Alfio CT 12 1582 12186
Randazzo CT 14 10900 23086
Linguaglossa CT 14 5403 28489
Santa Venerina CT 14 8592 37081
Moio Alcantara ME 15 717 37798
Maletto CT 15 3920 41718
Piedimonte Etneo CT 15 3963 45681
Giarre CT 15 27659 73340
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 16 3215 76555
Mascali CT 16 14282 90837
Bronte CT 16 19172 110009
Ragalna CT 17 3924 113933
Santa Domenica Vittoria ME 17 980 114913
Riposto CT 17 14838 129751
Malvagna ME 17 733 130484
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 17 9623 140107
Nicolosi CT 17 7463 147570
Pedara CT 17 14102 161672
Trecastagni CT 18 10910 172582
Francavilla di Sicilia ME 18 3945 176527
Roccella Valdemone ME 18 666 177193
Viagrande CT 19 8563 185756
Biancavilla CT 19 24007 209763
Calatabiano CT 20 5308 215071
Motta Camastra ME 20 845 215916
Belpasso CT 20 28108 244024

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
22 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
30 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
67 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
67 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
83 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
90 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
97 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
Recent and historical Seismicity
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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 2.3 2018-12-24
09:00:17
37.77 15.02 1 2018-12-26
10:52:47
Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania) 64240071
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-12-24 09:00:17 ± 0
Latitude 37.77
Longitude 15.02
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 64240071

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:2.3

Field Value
Value 2.3
Uncertainty 0
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 64240071
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-12-26 10:52:47
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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