Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.5 on date 02-01-2019 and time 03:05:19 (Italy) in region 7 km NE Ragalna (CT)

A magnitude ML 1.5 earthquake occured in region: 7 km NE Ragalna (CT), on

  • 02-01-2019 02:05:19 (UTC)
  • 02-01-2019 03:05:19 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.69, 14.97 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 7 3924 3924
Nicolosi CT 10 7463 11387
Biancavilla CT 10 24007 35394
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 11 7641 43035
Belpasso CT 11 28108 71143
Pedara CT 12 14102 85245
Adrano CT 12 36122 121367
Zafferana Etnea CT 12 9517 130884
Trecastagni CT 13 10910 141794
Milo CT 14 1087 142881
PaternĂ² CT 14 48228 191109
San Pietro Clarenza CT 14 7743 198852
Camporotondo Etneo CT 14 5023 203875
Viagrande CT 15 8563 212438
Mascalucia CT 15 31958 244396
Santa Venerina CT 15 8592 252988
Bronte CT 16 19172 272160
Tremestieri Etneo CT 16 20589 292749
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 16 3524 296273
Sant'Alfio CT 17 1582 297855
Gravina di Catania CT 17 25838 323693
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 17 17984 341677
San Giovanni la Punta CT 17 23060 364737
Maletto CT 18 3920 368657
Sant'Agata li Battiati CT 18 9479 378136
Aci Catena CT 18 29851 407987
San Gregorio di Catania CT 19 11966 419953
Valverde CT 19 7840 427793
Misterbianco CT 19 49410 477203
Acireale CT 20 52622 529825
Giarre CT 20 27659 557484
Motta Sant'Anastasia CT 20 12116 569600

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
20 Km W of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
24 Km NW of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
76 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
76 Km NW of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
76 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
83 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
88 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
91 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
94 Km NE of Gela (75827 inhabitants)
94 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 1.5 2019-01-02
02:05:19
37.69 14.97 0 2019-01-02
07:01:50
Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania) 64438621
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-01-02 02:05:19 ± 0
Latitude 37.69
Longitude 14.97
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 64438621

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:1.5

Field Value
Value 1.5
Uncertainty 0
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 64438621
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-01-02 07:01:50
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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