Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.0 on date 18-09-2019 and time 23:31:03 (UTC) in region 5 km SE Randazzo (CT)

A magnitude ML 2.0 earthquake occured in region: 5 km SE Randazzo (CT), on

  • 18-09-2019 23:31:03 (UTC)
  • 19-09-2019 01:31:03 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.86, 14.99 at 29 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
Randazzo CT 5 10900 10900
Santa Domenica Vittoria ME 7 980 11880
Moio Alcantara ME 7 717 12597
Roccella Valdemone ME 9 666 13263
Malvagna ME 9 733 13996
Maletto CT 11 3920 17916
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 12 3215 21131
Linguaglossa CT 14 5403 26534
Francavilla di Sicilia ME 14 3945 30479
Bronte CT 16 19172 49651
Maniace CT 16 3765 53416
Floresta ME 16 485 53901
Motta Camastra ME 17 845 54746
Piedimonte Etneo CT 17 3963 58709
Sant'Alfio CT 18 1582 60291
Milo CT 18 1087 61378
Montalbano Elicona ME 19 2287 63665

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
31 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
40 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
62 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
64 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
91 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
92 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
Recent and historical Seismicity
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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Bulletin
Rev1000
ML 2.0 2019-09-18
23:31:03
37.86 14.99 29 2020-02-28
16:42:25
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 76603241
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-09-18 23:31:03 ± 0.18
Latitude 37.86 ± 0.01
Longitude 14.99 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 29 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 76603241

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 692
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 625
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 35
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 690
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 61
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 24
Number of defining phases 24
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.23
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.04946
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.40559
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:2

Field Value
Value 2
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 12
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 76603241
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-02-17 15:53:59
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2019-09-18T23:31:18.30 0.3 undecidable manual S 299 0.3615 121 0.15 94
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2019-09-18T23:31:15.10 0.3 undecidable manual S 59 0.2221 136 0.23 94
IV.MNO.SHZ. 2019-09-18T23:31:15.70 0.3 undecidable manual S 288 0.2455 133 0.32 93
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2019-09-18T23:31:14.50 0.3 undecidable manual S 34 0.205 138 -0.04 99
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2019-09-18T23:31:14.20 0.3 undecidable manual S 333 0.2077 138 -0.39 92
IV.EVRN.HNN. 2019-09-18T23:31:14.75 0.3 undecidable manual S 146 0.2023 139 0.26 94
IV.EPIT.HHN. 2019-09-18T23:31:13.10 0.6 undecidable manual S 132 0.0683 164 0.55 60
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2019-09-18T23:31:13.19 0.6 undecidable manual S 253 0.1115 155 0.19 65
IV.EMSG.HHZ. 2019-09-18T23:31:12.52 0.6 undecidable manual S 223 0.0495 168 0.11 67
IV.EMCN.HNE. 2019-09-18T23:31:12.44 0.3 undecidable manual S 153 0.0737 163 -0.15 99
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2019-09-18T23:31:12.12 0.3 undecidable manual P 299 0.3615 121 0.12 94
IV.MPNC.HHN. 2019-09-18T23:31:12.99 0.3 undecidable manual P 44 0.4056 118 0.34 88
IV.ECTS.EHZ. 2019-09-18T23:31:12.50 0.3 undecidable manual S 76 0.1052 156 -0.42 94
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2019-09-18T23:31:10.20 0.3 negative manual P 59 0.2221 136 0.1 97
IV.MNO.SHZ. 2019-09-18T23:31:10.38 0.3 undecidable manual P 288 0.2455 133 -0.01 98
IV.EVRN.HNN. 2019-09-18T23:31:09.94 0.3 undecidable manual P 146 0.2023 139 0.06 98
IV.ESML.HHE. 2019-09-18T23:31:09.96 0.6 undecidable manual P 200 0.2545 131 -0.55 57
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2019-09-18T23:31:09.77 0.3 undecidable manual P 34 0.205 138 -0.14 97
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2019-09-18T23:31:09.71 0.3 negative manual P 333 0.2077 138 -0.23 95
IV.ECTS.EHZ. 2019-09-18T23:31:08.60 0.3 undecidable manual P 76 0.1052 156 -0.37 94
IV.EMSG.HHZ. 2019-09-18T23:31:08.89 0.3 undecidable manual P 223 0.0495 168 0.21 98
IV.EPIT.HHN. 2019-09-18T23:31:08.58 0.3 undecidable manual P 132 0.0683 164 -0.18 99
IV.EMCN.HNE. 2019-09-18T23:31:08.88 0.3 undecidable manual P 153 0.0737 163 0.1 100
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2019-09-18T23:31:08.82 0.3 undecidable manual P 253 0.1115 155 -0.2 97
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.ECTS.EHN. ML:2.2 0.00069978555 0.4352 AML other m 2019-09-18T23:31:13.04
IV.ECTS.EHE. ML:2 0.0005524872 0.32 AML other m 2019-09-18T23:31:13.16
IV.EPZF.HHE. ML:1.7 0.00025356525 0.6784 AML other m 2019-09-18T23:31:17.50
IV.EPZF.HHN. ML:1.9 0.00041377455 0.704 AML other m 2019-09-18T23:31:18.46
IV.EMSG.HHN. ML:2.3 0.0011686803 0.5376 AML other m 2019-09-18T23:31:15.88
IV.EMSG.HHE. ML:2.6 0.0021245825 0.5248 AML other m 2019-09-18T23:31:19.58
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:1.8 0.000221126 0.32 AML other m 2019-09-18T23:31:14.62
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:1.9 0.0003293055 0.2944 AML other m 2019-09-18T23:31:14.62
IV.NOV.HHN. ML:2.1 0.0004913414 0.2304 AML other m 2019-09-18T23:31:16.24
IV.NOV.HHE. ML:2.1 0.00050914545 0.3968 AML other m 2019-09-18T23:31:14.79
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:1.6 0.00015916705 0.2048 AML other m 2019-09-18T23:31:15.28
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:1.6 0.0001554277 0.2304 AML other m 2019-09-18T23:31:16.44
IV.MNO.SHE. ML:0 0.00019971795 0.3584 AML other m 2019-09-18T23:31:16.22
IV.MNO.SHN. ML:0 0.00017785375 0.4096 AML other m 2019-09-18T23:31:16.06
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