Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.2 on date 25-12-2018 and time 14:00:54 (Italy) in region 2 km N Ragalna (CT)

A magnitude ML 2.2 earthquake occured in region: 2 km N Ragalna (CT), on

  • 25-12-2018 13:00:54 (UTC)
  • 25-12-2018 14:00:54 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.65, 14.95 at 2 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania).

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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
Ragalna CT 2 3924 3924
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 6 7641 11565
Biancavilla CT 7 24007 35572
Belpasso CT 7 28108 63680
Nicolosi CT 8 7463 71143
PaternĂ² CT 9 48228 119371
Adrano CT 10 36122 155493
Camporotondo Etneo CT 11 5023 160516
Pedara CT 11 14102 174618
San Pietro Clarenza CT 11 7743 182361
Trecastagni CT 12 10910 193271
Mascalucia CT 13 31958 225229
Tremestieri Etneo CT 14 20589 245818
Viagrande CT 14 8563 254381
Gravina di Catania CT 14 25838 280219
Zafferana Etnea CT 15 9517 289736
Misterbianco CT 15 49410 339146
San Giovanni la Punta CT 15 23060 362206
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 15 3524 365730
Motta Sant'Anastasia CT 16 12116 377846
Sant'Agata li Battiati CT 16 9479 387325
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 17 17984 405309
Milo CT 17 1087 406396
San Gregorio di Catania CT 17 11966 418362
Santa Venerina CT 17 8592 426954
Valverde CT 18 7840 434794
Aci Catena CT 18 29851 464645
Centuripe EN 18 5470 470115
Bronte CT 18 19172 489287
Acireale CT 20 52622 541909

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
20 Km W of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
21 Km NW of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
72 Km NW of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
80 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
80 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
81 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
83 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
86 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
90 Km NE of Gela (75827 inhabitants)
90 Km N of Modica (54633 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 2.2 2018-12-25
13:00:54
37.65 14.95 2 2018-12-26
14:32:29
Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania) 64245331
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-12-25 13:00:54 ± 0
Latitude 37.65
Longitude 14.95
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 64245331

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 64245331
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-12-26 14:32:29
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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