Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.0 on date 29-12-2018 and time 19:39:31 (Italy) in region 10 km N Ragalna (CT)

A magnitude ML 1.0 earthquake occured in region: 10 km N Ragalna (CT), on

  • 29-12-2018 18:39:31 (UTC)
  • 29-12-2018 19:39:31 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.72, 14.95 at 0 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 10 3924 3924
Biancavilla CT 12 24007 27931
Adrano CT 12 36122 64053
Bronte CT 13 19172 83225
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 13 7641 90866
Nicolosi CT 14 7463 98329
Zafferana Etnea CT 14 9517 107846
Maletto CT 14 3920 111766
Milo CT 15 1087 112853
Belpasso CT 15 28108 140961
Pedara CT 15 14102 155063
Trecastagni CT 16 10910 165973
PaternĂ² CT 17 48228 214201
Santa Venerina CT 17 8592 222793
Sant'Alfio CT 17 1582 224375
Randazzo CT 17 10900 235275
Camporotondo Etneo CT 18 5023 240298
San Pietro Clarenza CT 18 7743 248041
Viagrande CT 18 8563 256604
Mascalucia CT 19 31958 288562
Tremestieri Etneo CT 19 20589 309151
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 20 3524 312675

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
23 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
27 Km NW of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
74 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
75 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
80 Km NW of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
82 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
91 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
93 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
96 Km NE of Gela (75827 inhabitants)
97 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 1.0 2018-12-29
18:39:31
37.72 14.95 0 2018-12-29
22:46:50
Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania) 64341481
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-12-29 18:39:31 ± 0
Latitude 37.72
Longitude 14.95
Depth (km) 0 ± 0 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 200 -> SURVEY-INGV-CT
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 64341481

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:1

Field Value
Value 1
Uncertainty 0
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 64341481
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-12-29 22:46:50
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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