Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.8 on date 27-02-2019 and time 14:13:02 (Italy) in region 7 km SE Bronte (CT)

A magnitude ML 1.8 earthquake occured in region: 7 km SE Bronte (CT), on

  • 27-02-2019 13:13:02 (UTC)
  • 27-02-2019 14:13:02 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.73, 14.87 at 9 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV.

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
Bronte CT 7 19172 19172
Adrano CT 8 36122 55294
Biancavilla CT 10 24007 79301
Maletto CT 11 3920 83221
Ragalna CT 13 3924 87145
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 13 7641 94786
Maniace CT 16 3765 98551
Centuripe EN 17 5470 104021
PaternĂ² CT 17 48228 152249
Randazzo CT 18 10900 163149
Belpasso CT 18 28108 191257
CesarĂ² ME 19 2439 193696
Nicolosi CT 19 7463 201159
San Teodoro ME 20 1403 202562

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
29 Km W of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
32 Km NW of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
76 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
79 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
80 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
83 Km NW of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
90 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
92 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
92 Km NE of Gela (75827 inhabitants)
97 Km N of Modica (54633 inhabitants)
Recent and historical Seismicity
Seismic hazard
Shakemap
Felt maps
Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Rev 1000 ML 1.8 2019-02-27
13:13:02
37.73 14.87 9 2019-08-22
08:24:59
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 68383211
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-02-27 13:13:02 ± 0.21
Latitude 37.73 ± 0.01
Longitude 14.87 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 9 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 68383211

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1207
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 971
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 267
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1210
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 89
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 15
Number of defining phases 15
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.51
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.09083
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.37322
Number of stations at which the event was observed 9
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 9
Magnitude information

ML:1.8

Field Value
Value 1.8
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 10
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 68383211
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-06-21 11:11:39
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.MUCR.HHE. 2019-02-27T13:13:15.25 0.6 undecidable manual S 1 0.3121 50 0.65 42
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2019-02-27T13:13:12.78 0.3 undecidable manual S 265 0.241 109 0.47 71
IV.AIO.HHE. 2019-02-27T13:13:10.36 0.1 undecidable manual P 50 0.3732 50 -0.18 100
IV.ECTS.EHZ. 2019-02-27T13:13:09.25 0.3 undecidable manual P 53 0.2491 108 0.93 59
IV.ESML.HHZ. 2019-02-27T13:13:08.23 0.3 undecidable manual S 176 0.1133 126 0.34 75
IV.MUCR.HHE. 2019-02-27T13:13:08.88 0.3 undecidable manual P 1 0.3121 50 -0.61 69
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2019-02-27T13:13:08.24 0.6 undecidable manual S 354 0.0935 132 0.94 43
IV.ESLN.HHZ. 2019-02-27T13:13:07.22 0.3 undecidable manual S 115 0.0908 132 0 79
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2019-02-27T13:13:07.77 0.3 undecidable manual P 265 0.241 109 -0.39 73
IV.EMSG.HHZ. 2019-02-27T13:13:07.99 0.6 undecidable manual S 35 0.1097 127 0.21 53
IV.ENIC.HHE. 2019-02-27T13:13:07.56 0.3 undecidable manual P 130 0.1556 118 1.14 54
IV.EMSG.HHZ. 2019-02-27T13:13:05.07 0.1 undecidable manual P 35 0.1097 127 -0.47 95
IV.ESML.HHZ. 2019-02-27T13:13:05.11 0.1 undecidable manual P 176 0.1133 126 -0.5 97
IV.ESLN.HHZ. 2019-02-27T13:13:04.82 0.3 undecidable manual P 115 0.0908 132 -0.4 74
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2019-02-27T13:13:04.87 0.1 undecidable manual P 354 0.0935 132 -0.4 98
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.EMSG.HHN. ML:1.9 0.0010125 0.38 AML other m 2019-02-27T13:13:08.20
IV.EMSG.HHE. ML:1.8 0.0007895 0.48 AML other m 2019-02-27T13:13:08.20
IV.EPZF.HHN. ML:1.8 0.000788 0.3 AML other m 2019-02-27T13:13:08.65
IV.EPZF.HHE. ML:1.8 0.000778 0.36 AML other m 2019-02-27T13:13:08.81
IV.ESLN.HHE. ML:1.7 0.000704 1.2 AML other m 2019-02-27T13:13:09.16
IV.ESLN.HHN. ML:1.6 0.000588 0.42 AML other m 2019-02-27T13:13:10.48
IV.ESML.HHN. ML:1.6 0.0004795 0.62 AML other m 2019-02-27T13:13:12.04
IV.ESML.HHE. ML:1.7 0.0005995 0.5 AML other m 2019-02-27T13:13:12.81
IV.GALF.HHN. ML:2 0.000504 0.6 AML other m 2019-02-27T13:13:17.49
IV.GALF.HHE. ML:1.8 0.000375 0.56 AML other m 2019-02-27T13:13:22.53
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