Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.4 on date 30-12-2018 and time 13:27:28 (UTC) in region 6 km SW Linguaglossa (CT)

A magnitude ML 1.4 earthquake occured in region: 6 km SW Linguaglossa (CT), on

  • 30-12-2018 13:27:28 (UTC)
  • 30-12-2018 14:27:28 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.81, 15.08 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
Linguaglossa CT 7 5403 5403
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 9 3215 8618
Piedimonte Etneo CT 9 3963 12581
Sant'Alfio CT 10 1582 14163
Moio Alcantara ME 10 717 14880
Milo CT 11 1087 15967
Francavilla di Sicilia ME 11 3945 19912
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 12 9623 29535
Mascali CT 12 14282 43817
Malvagna ME 12 733 44550
Motta Camastra ME 12 845 45395
Calatabiano CT 13 5308 50703
Giarre CT 13 27659 78362
Zafferana Etnea CT 13 9517 87879
Gaggi ME 14 3184 91063
Randazzo CT 14 10900 101963
Riposto CT 14 14838 116801
Roccella Valdemone ME 15 666 117467
Santa Venerina CT 15 8592 126059
Santa Domenica Vittoria ME 15 980 127039
Graniti ME 16 1492 128531
Giardini-Naxos ME 18 9415 137946
Castelmola ME 18 1088 139034
Taormina ME 18 10960 149994
Maletto CT 19 3920 153914
Mongiuffi Melia ME 20 600 154514

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
24 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
35 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
59 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
60 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
86 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
96 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 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 1.4 2018-12-30
13:27:28
37.81 15.08 0 2018-12-30
16:56:46
Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania) 64367851
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-12-30 13:27:28 ± 0
Latitude 37.81
Longitude 15.08
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 64367851

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:1.4

Field Value
Value 1.4
Uncertainty 0
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 64367851
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-12-30 16:56:46
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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