Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.2 on date 01-01-2019 and time 22:40:12 (Italy) in region 6 km N Ragalna (CT)

A magnitude ML 1.2 earthquake occured in region: 6 km N Ragalna (CT), on

  • 01-01-2019 21:40:12 (UTC)
  • 01-01-2019 22:40:12 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.681, 14.955 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 6 3924 3924
Biancavilla CT 9 24007 27931
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 9 7641 35572
Nicolosi CT 10 7463 43035
Belpasso CT 10 28108 71143
Adrano CT 11 36122 107265
Pedara CT 12 14102 121367
PaternĂ² CT 12 48228 169595
Trecastagni CT 13 10910 180505
Zafferana Etnea CT 13 9517 190022
Camporotondo Etneo CT 13 5023 195045
San Pietro Clarenza CT 13 7743 202788
Mascalucia CT 15 31958 234746
Viagrande CT 15 8563 243309
Milo CT 15 1087 244396
Tremestieri Etneo CT 16 20589 264985
Bronte CT 16 19172 284157
Santa Venerina CT 16 8592 292749
Gravina di Catania CT 16 25838 318587
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 16 3524 322111
San Giovanni la Punta CT 17 23060 345171
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 17 17984 363155
Sant'Agata li Battiati CT 18 9479 372634
Sant'Alfio CT 18 1582 374216
Maletto CT 18 3920 378136
Misterbianco CT 18 49410 427546
San Gregorio di Catania CT 19 11966 439512
Aci Catena CT 19 29851 469363
Valverde CT 19 7840 477203
Motta Sant'Anastasia CT 19 12116 489319
Centuripe EN 20 5470 494789

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
20 Km W of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
23 Km NW of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
75 Km NW of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
77 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
78 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
81 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
86 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
89 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
92 Km NE of Gela (75827 inhabitants)
93 Km N of Modica (54633 inhabitants)
Recent and historical seismicity
Seismic hazard
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Preliminary map of the earthquake effects from the web questionnaire

Preliminary map of the earthquake effects from the web questionnaire

This map shows the distribution of earthquake resentment in the area, expressed in terms of intensity on the MCS scale (Mercalli-Cancani-Sieberg). Intensities are determined using data from questionnaires collected on the website http://www.hsit.it. The intensities shown are determined considering all the reports received from each municipality, and are all the more reliable the greater the number of questionnaires. The collected data are subjected to an automatic statistical filter, but are not checked individually. In particular, intensities greater than or equal to the VI degree of the MCS or EMS scale require on-site verification by specialized personnel. The black star is the epicenter of the earthquake that occurred. This map is updated every time citizens fill out new questionnaires. The number of questionnaires processed to obtain this map, the date and time of the last update are shown at the top right.
Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Reviewed
Rev200
ML 1.2 2019-01-01
21:40:12
37.681 14.955 0 2019-01-02
00:35:27
Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania) 64435531
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-01-01 21:40:12 ± 0
Latitude 37.6810
Longitude 14.9550
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 64435531

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:1.2

Field Value
Value 1.2
Uncertainty 0
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 64435531
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-01-02 00:35:27
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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