Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.0 on date 25-12-2018 and time 02:46:19 (Italy) in region 8 km W Zafferana Etnea (CT)

A magnitude ML 2.0 earthquake occured in region: 8 km W Zafferana Etnea (CT), on

  • 25-12-2018 01:46:19 (UTC)
  • 25-12-2018 02:46:19 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.72, 15.02 at 0 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
Zafferana Etnea CT 8 9517 9517
Milo CT 8 1087 10604
Santa Venerina CT 11 8592 19196
Sant'Alfio CT 11 1582 20778
Nicolosi CT 12 7463 28241
Pedara CT 12 14102 42343
Ragalna CT 12 3924 46267
Trecastagni CT 13 10910 57177
Viagrande CT 14 8563 65740
Giarre CT 15 27659 93399
Belpasso CT 15 28108 121507
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 16 3524 125031
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 16 17984 143015
Mascali CT 16 14282 157297
Biancavilla CT 16 24007 181304
Riposto CT 16 14838 196142
San Pietro Clarenza CT 16 7743 203885
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 16 7641 211526
Mascalucia CT 17 31958 243484
Tremestieri Etneo CT 17 20589 264073
Aci Catena CT 17 29851 293924
Camporotondo Etneo CT 17 5023 298947
Piedimonte Etneo CT 17 3963 302910
San Giovanni la Punta CT 17 23060 325970
Linguaglossa CT 17 5403 331373
Acireale CT 18 52622 383995
Adrano CT 18 36122 420117
Gravina di Catania CT 18 25838 445955
Bronte CT 18 19172 465127
Maletto CT 18 3920 469047
Valverde CT 18 7840 476887
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 18 9623 486510
Randazzo CT 19 10900 497410
Sant'Agata li Battiati CT 19 9479 506889
San Gregorio di Catania CT 19 11966 518855
PaternĂ² CT 19 48228 567083
Moio Alcantara ME 20 717 567800

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
18 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
25 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
70 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
71 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
77 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
88 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
92 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
96 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
98 Km N of Modica (54633 inhabitants)
100 Km NE of Gela (75827 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
01:46:19
37.72 15.02 0 2018-12-26
13:43:45
Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania) 64243431
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-12-25 01:46:19 ± 0
Latitude 37.72
Longitude 15.02
Depth (km) 0 ± 0 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 200 -> SURVEY-INGV-CT
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 64243431

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 64243431
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-12-26 13:43:45
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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