Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.0 on date 25-12-2018 and time 13:37:58 (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 12:37:58 (UTC)
  • 25-12-2018 13:37:58 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.76, 15.1 at 5 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
Giarre CT 8 27659 39845
Santa Venerina CT 9 8592 48437
Mascali CT 9 14282 62719
Piedimonte Etneo CT 9 3963 66682
Riposto CT 10 14838 81520
Linguaglossa CT 10 5403 86923
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 11 9623 96546
Calatabiano CT 14 5308 101854
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 14 3215 105069
Trecastagni CT 16 10910 115979
Pedara CT 16 14102 130081
Gaggi ME 16 3184 133265
Viagrande CT 16 8563 141828
Moio Alcantara ME 16 717 142545
Francavilla di Sicilia ME 17 3945 146490
Nicolosi CT 17 7463 153953
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 17 17984 171937
Motta Camastra ME 17 845 172782
Acireale CT 17 52622 225404
Aci Catena CT 18 29851 255255
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 18 3524 258779
Giardini-Naxos ME 19 9415 268194
Malvagna ME 19 733 268927
Randazzo CT 19 10900 279827
Graniti ME 19 1492 281319
Castelmola ME 20 1088 282407
Ragalna CT 20 3924 286331
Taormina ME 20 10960 297291
Valverde CT 20 7840 305131
San Giovanni la Punta CT 20 23060 328191

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
17 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
28 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
62 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
63 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
79 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
96 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
98 Km NE 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 2.0 2018-12-25
12:37:58
37.76 15.1 5 2018-12-26
14:30:13
Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania) 64245201
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-12-25 12:37:58 ± 0
Latitude 37.76
Longitude 15.10
Depth (km) 5 ± 0 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 200 -> SURVEY-INGV-CT
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 64245201

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 64245201
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-12-26 14:30:13
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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