Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.6 on date 11-09-2019 and time 23:09:25 (UTC) in region 9 km W Milo (CT)

A magnitude ML 1.6 earthquake occured in region: 9 km W Milo (CT), on

  • 11-09-2019 23:09:25 (UTC)
  • 12-09-2019 01:09:25 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.75, 15.02 at 0 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV.

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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
Milo CT 9 1087 1087
Zafferana Etnea CT 10 9517 10604
Sant'Alfio CT 11 1582 12186
Santa Venerina CT 13 8592 20778
Ragalna CT 15 3924 24702
Giarre CT 15 27659 52361
Linguaglossa CT 15 5403 57764
Nicolosi CT 15 7463 65227
Randazzo CT 15 10900 76127
Pedara CT 15 14102 90229
Maletto CT 16 3920 94149
Piedimonte Etneo CT 16 3963 98112
Mascali CT 16 14282 112394
Trecastagni CT 16 10910 123304
Bronte CT 17 19172 142476
Moio Alcantara ME 17 717 143193
Riposto CT 17 14838 158031
Viagrande CT 17 8563 166594
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 17 3215 169809
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 18 9623 179432
Biancavilla CT 18 24007 203439
Belpasso CT 18 28108 231547
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 19 7641 239188
Santa Domenica Vittoria ME 19 980 240168
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 19 17984 258152
Malvagna ME 19 733 258885
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 19 3524 262409
Adrano CT 19 36122 298531
Francavilla di Sicilia ME 20 3945 302476
San Pietro Clarenza CT 20 7743 310219
Aci Catena CT 20 29851 340070
Mascalucia CT 20 31958 372028

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
20 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
28 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
68 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
68 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
81 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
89 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
95 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
99 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 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 1000 ML 1.6 2019-09-11
23:09:25
37.75 15.02 0 2020-02-28
16:42:18
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 75337211
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-09-11 23:09:25 ± 0.16
Latitude 37.75 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.02 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 0 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 75337211

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1310
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 690
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 301
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1310
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 140
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 18
Number of defining phases 18
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.46
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.04137
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.35793
Number of stations at which the event was observed 13
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 13
Magnitude information

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 75337211
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-01-06 16:10:20
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2019-09-11T23:09:34.20 0.3 undecidable manual P 263 0.3579 90 0.4 70
IV.MNO.SHZ. 2019-09-11T23:09:33.40 0.3 undecidable manual P 305 0.3094 90 0.66 65
IV.ECTS.EHZ. 2019-09-11T23:09:32.38 0.6 undecidable manual S 33 0.1538 91 0.6 45
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2019-09-11T23:09:32.19 0.1 undecidable manual P 38 0.2779 90 0.16 99
IV.MUCR.HHE. 2019-09-11T23:09:32.14 0.3 undecidable manual P 339 0.3112 90 -0.63 65
IV.EMSG.HHZ. 2019-09-11T23:09:30.09 0.6 undecidable manual S 323 0.0863 91 0.93 40
IV.ESML.HHE. 2019-09-11T23:09:30.21 0.3 undecidable manual P 219 0.1718 91 0.53 70
IV.ECTS.EHZ. 2019-09-11T23:09:29.04 0.1 undecidable manual P 33 0.1538 91 -0.24 100
IV.EPIT.HHN. 2019-09-11T23:09:29.54 0.6 undecidable manual S 29 0.0674 91 1.1 37
IV.ENIC.HHZ. 2019-09-11T23:09:29.17 0.3 undecidable manual P 178 0.1205 91 0.63 68
IV.ESLN.HHZ. 2019-09-11T23:09:28.26 0.6 undecidable manual S 209 0.0674 91 -0.19 51
IV.ECHR.HHE. 2019-09-11T23:09:28.16 0.3 undecidable manual P 231 0.1043 91 -0.02 79
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2019-09-11T23:09:28.70 0.1 undecidable manual P 300 0.1448 91 -0.36 97
IV.EMSG.HHZ. 2019-09-11T23:09:27.43 0.1 negative manual P 323 0.0863 91 -0.34 99
IV.EMCN.HNZ. 2019-09-11T23:09:27.43 0.6 undecidable manual S 20 0.0414 92 -0.02 53
IV.EPIT.HHN. 2019-09-11T23:09:27.04 0.1 undecidable manual P 29 0.0674 91 -0.31 100
IV.EMCN.HNZ. 2019-09-11T23:09:26.27 0.1 positive manual P 20 0.0414 92 -0.5 96
IV.ESLN.HHZ. 2019-09-11T23:09:26.57 0.3 undecidable manual P 209 0.0674 91 -0.78 64
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.EPZF.HHE. ML:1.7 0.0006195 0.4 AML other m 2019-09-11T23:09:36.57
IV.EPZF.HHN. ML:1.9 0.000952 0.36 AML other m 2019-09-11T23:09:38.36
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:1.3 9.96E-5 0.68 AML other m 2019-09-11T23:09:39.12
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:1.4 0.000134 1.16 AML other m 2019-09-11T23:09:39.08
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
Focal Mechanism in the area
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