Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.5 on date 04-01-2019 and time 04:00:51 (Italy) in region 8 km N Ragalna (CT)

A magnitude ML 1.5 earthquake occured in region: 8 km N Ragalna (CT), on

  • 04-01-2019 03:00:51 (UTC)
  • 04-01-2019 04:00:51 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.7, 14.93 at 0 km depth.

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

Search earthquakes: Any within 30 km radius

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 8 3924 3924
Biancavilla CT 9 24007 27931
Adrano CT 10 36122 64053
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 10 7641 71694
Bronte CT 13 19172 90866
Belpasso CT 13 28108 118974
Nicolosi CT 13 7463 126437
PaternĂ² CT 14 48228 174665
Maletto CT 15 3920 178585
Pedara CT 15 14102 192687
Zafferana Etnea CT 16 9517 202204
Trecastagni CT 17 10910 213114
Milo CT 17 1087 214201
Camporotondo Etneo CT 17 5023 219224
San Pietro Clarenza CT 17 7743 226967
Viagrande CT 18 8563 235530
Mascalucia CT 18 31958 267488
Santa Venerina CT 19 8592 276080
Centuripe EN 19 5470 281550
Tremestieri Etneo CT 19 20589 302139
Randazzo CT 19 10900 313039
Sant'Alfio CT 20 1582 314621
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 20 3524 318145
Gravina di Catania CT 20 25838 343983

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
23 Km W of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
26 Km NW of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
77 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
78 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
79 Km NW of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
80 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
88 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
91 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
93 Km NE of Gela (75827 inhabitants)
95 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 2019-01-04
03:00:51
37.71 14.93 0 2019-01-04
10:14:53
Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania) 64498181
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-01-04 03:00:51 ± 0
Latitude 37.71
Longitude 14.93
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 64498181

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 64498181
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-01-04 10:14:53
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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