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Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.0 on date 25-12-2018 and time 01:35:07 (Italy) in region 4 km NW Milo (CT)

A magnitude ML 2.0 earthquake occured in region: 4 km NW Milo (CT), on

  • 25-12-2018 00:35:07 (UTC)
  • 25-12-2018 01:35:07 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.75, 15.08 at 4 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 4 1087 1087
Sant'Alfio CT 5 1582 2669
Zafferana Etnea CT 7 9517 12186
Santa Venerina CT 9 8592 20778
Giarre CT 9 27659 48437
Mascali CT 10 14282 62719
Piedimonte Etneo CT 10 3963 66682
Riposto CT 11 14838 81520
Linguaglossa CT 11 5403 86923
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 12 9623 96546
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 15 3215 99761
Calatabiano CT 15 5308 105069
Trecastagni CT 15 10910 115979
Pedara CT 15 14102 130081
Viagrande CT 16 8563 138644
Nicolosi CT 16 7463 146107
Moio Alcantara ME 17 717 146824
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 17 17984 164808
Gaggi ME 17 3184 167992
Francavilla di Sicilia ME 17 3945 171937
Acireale CT 17 52622 224559
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 17 3524 228083
Aci Catena CT 18 29851 257934
Motta Camastra ME 18 845 258779
Randazzo CT 18 10900 269679
Ragalna CT 19 3924 273603
Malvagna ME 19 733 274336
Giardini-Naxos ME 20 9415 283751
San Giovanni la Punta CT 20 23060 306811
Valverde CT 20 7840 314651
Tremestieri Etneo CT 20 20589 335240
Graniti ME 20 1492 336732

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
17 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
28 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
63 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
64 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
79 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
95 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
97 Km NE of Ragusa (73313 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 2.0 2018-12-25
00:35:07
37.75 15.08 4 2018-12-26
13:37:41
Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania) 64243301
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-12-25 00:35:07 ± 0
Latitude 37.75
Longitude 15.08
Depth (km) 4 ± 0 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 200 -> SURVEY-INGV-CT
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 64243301

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

Field Value
Value 2
Uncertainty 0
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 64243301
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-12-26 13:37:41
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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