Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.4 on date 25-12-2018 and time 08:17:25 (Italy) in region 5 km W Zafferana Etnea (CT)

A magnitude ML 2.4 earthquake occured in region: 5 km W Zafferana Etnea (CT), on

  • 25-12-2018 07:17:25 (UTC)
  • 25-12-2018 08:17:25 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.7, 15.04 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
Zafferana Etnea CT 5 9517 9517
Milo CT 7 1087 10604
Santa Venerina CT 9 8592 19196
Pedara CT 10 14102 33298
Trecastagni CT 10 10910 44208
Nicolosi CT 10 7463 51671
Sant'Alfio CT 10 1582 53253
Viagrande CT 11 8563 61816
Ragalna CT 12 3924 65740
Giarre CT 13 27659 93399
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 13 17984 111383
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 13 3524 114907
Belpasso CT 14 28108 143015
Aci Catena CT 14 29851 172866
Tremestieri Etneo CT 14 20589 193455
Mascalucia CT 14 31958 225413
Riposto CT 14 14838 240251
San Pietro Clarenza CT 15 7743 247994
San Giovanni la Punta CT 15 23060 271054
Mascali CT 15 14282 285336
Acireale CT 15 52622 337958
Camporotondo Etneo CT 15 5023 342981
Valverde CT 15 7840 350821
Gravina di Catania CT 16 25838 376659
San Gregorio di Catania CT 16 11966 388625
Sant'Agata li Battiati CT 16 9479 398104
Piedimonte Etneo CT 17 3963 402067
Biancavilla CT 17 24007 426074
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 17 7641 433715
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 18 9623 443338
Linguaglossa CT 18 5403 448741
Aci Castello CT 19 18723 467464
PaternĂ² CT 19 48228 515692
Adrano CT 19 36122 551814

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
15 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
22 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
69 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
71 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
75 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
90 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
91 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
95 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
97 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 2.4 2018-12-25
07:17:25
37.7 15.05 1 2018-12-26
14:00:13
Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania) 64243871
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-12-25 07:17:25 ± 0
Latitude 37.70
Longitude 15.05
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 64243871

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:2.4

Field Value
Value 2.4
Uncertainty 0
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 64243871
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-12-26 14:00:13
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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