Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.2 on date 25-12-2018 and time 13:43:48 (Italy) in region 6 km NW Zafferana Etnea (CT)

A magnitude ML 2.2 earthquake occured in region: 6 km NW Zafferana Etnea (CT), on

  • 25-12-2018 12:43:48 (UTC)
  • 25-12-2018 13:43:48 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.72, 15.05 at 2 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 6 9517 9517
Milo CT 6 1087 10604
Santa Venerina CT 9 8592 19196
Sant'Alfio CT 9 1582 20778
Pedara CT 11 14102 34880
Trecastagni CT 12 10910 45790
Nicolosi CT 12 7463 53253
Giarre CT 12 27659 80912
Viagrande CT 13 8563 89475
Ragalna CT 14 3924 93399
Mascali CT 14 14282 107681
Riposto CT 14 14838 122519
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 14 17984 140503
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 15 3524 144027
Piedimonte Etneo CT 15 3963 147990
Belpasso CT 15 28108 176098
Aci Catena CT 16 29851 205949
Acireale CT 16 52622 258571
Linguaglossa CT 16 5403 263974
Tremestieri Etneo CT 16 20589 284563
Mascalucia CT 16 31958 316521
San Giovanni la Punta CT 16 23060 339581
San Pietro Clarenza CT 16 7743 347324
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 17 9623 356947
Valverde CT 17 7840 364787
Camporotondo Etneo CT 17 5023 369810
Biancavilla CT 18 24007 393817
Gravina di Catania CT 18 25838 419655
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 18 7641 427296
San Gregorio di Catania CT 18 11966 439262
Sant'Agata li Battiati CT 18 9479 448741
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 19 3215 451956
Randazzo CT 20 10900 462856
Adrano CT 20 36122 498978
Calatabiano CT 20 5308 504286
Maletto CT 20 3920 508206
Moio Alcantara ME 20 717 508923

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
16 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
24 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
68 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
69 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
77 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
90 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
93 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
97 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
99 Km N of Modica (54633 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
12:43:48
37.72 15.05 2 2018-12-26
14:31:07
Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania) 64245241
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-12-25 12:43:48 ± 0
Latitude 37.72
Longitude 15.05
Depth (km) 2 ± 0 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 200 -> SURVEY-INGV-CT
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 64245241

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 64245241
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-12-26 14:31:07
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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