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Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.2 on date 25-12-2018 and time 04:37:24 (Italy) in region 1 km W Milo (CT)

A magnitude ML 2.2 earthquake occured in region: 1 km W Milo (CT), on

  • 25-12-2018 03:37:24 (UTC)
  • 25-12-2018 04:37:24 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.72, 15.11 at 6 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 1 1087 1087
Zafferana Etnea CT 3 9517 10604
Sant'Alfio CT 4 1582 12186
Santa Venerina CT 5 8592 20778
Giarre CT 7 27659 48437
Riposto CT 9 14838 63275
Mascali CT 9 14282 77557
Piedimonte Etneo CT 12 3963 81520
Trecastagni CT 12 10910 92430
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 12 9623 102053
Pedara CT 12 14102 116155
Viagrande CT 12 8563 124718
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 13 17984 142702
Acireale CT 13 52622 195324
Aci Catena CT 14 29851 225175
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 14 3524 228699
Nicolosi CT 14 7463 236162
Linguaglossa CT 14 5403 241565
Calatabiano CT 16 5308 246873
Valverde CT 16 7840 254713
San Giovanni la Punta CT 16 23060 277773
Tremestieri Etneo CT 16 20589 298362
Mascalucia CT 17 31958 330320
San Gregorio di Catania CT 17 11966 342286
Ragalna CT 18 3924 346210
San Pietro Clarenza CT 18 7743 353953
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 18 3215 357168
Gravina di Catania CT 18 25838 383006
Sant'Agata li Battiati CT 18 9479 392485
Belpasso CT 18 28108 420593
Gaggi ME 19 3184 423777
Aci Castello CT 19 18723 442500
Camporotondo Etneo CT 19 5023 447523

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
13 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
24 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
64 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
66 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
75 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
95 Km NE of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
95 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
99 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 2.2 2018-12-25
03:37:24
37.72 15.11 6 2018-12-26
14:03:57
Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania) 64244071
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-12-25 03:37:24 ± 0
Latitude 37.72
Longitude 15.11
Depth (km) 6 ± 0 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 200 -> SURVEY-INGV-CT
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 64244071

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:2.2

Field Value
Value 2.2
Uncertainty 0
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 64244071
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-12-26 14:03:57
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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