Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.2 on date 21-12-2019 and time 12:24:40 (UTC) in region 1 km S Linguaglossa (CT)

A magnitude ML 2.2 earthquake occured in region: 1 km S Linguaglossa (CT), on

  • 21-12-2019 12:24:40 (UTC)
  • 21-12-2019 13:24:40 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.83, 15.14 at 2 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
Linguaglossa CT 1 5403 5403
Piedimonte Etneo CT 4 3963 9366
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 6 3215 12581
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 7 9623 22204
Calatabiano CT 8 5308 27512
Gaggi ME 8 3184 30696
Motta Camastra ME 8 845 31541
Francavilla di Sicilia ME 8 3945 35486
Mascali CT 9 14282 49768
Sant'Alfio CT 9 1582 51350
Graniti ME 10 1492 52842
Moio Alcantara ME 11 717 53559
Giarre CT 12 27659 81218
Giardini-Naxos ME 12 9415 90633
Milo CT 12 1087 91720
Riposto CT 12 14838 106558
Castelmola ME 12 1088 107646
Taormina ME 13 10960 118606
Malvagna ME 13 733 119339
Mongiuffi Melia ME 14 600 119939
Zafferana Etnea CT 15 9517 129456
Letojanni ME 16 2861 132317
Gallodoro ME 16 367 132684
Santa Venerina CT 16 8592 141276
Roccafiorita ME 16 197 141473
Roccella Valdemone ME 17 666 142139
Limina ME 17 836 142975
Fondachelli-Fantina ME 18 1019 143994
Randazzo CT 18 10900 154894
Santa Domenica Vittoria ME 19 980 155874
Antillo ME 19 919 156793
Forza d'Agrò ME 19 911 157704

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
24 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
37 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
54 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
55 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
87 Km N of Siracusa (122291 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 2.2 2019-12-21
12:24:40
37.83 15.14 2 2020-02-28
16:42:25
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 76597391
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-12-21 12:24:40 ± 0.18
Latitude 37.83 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.14 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 2 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 76597391

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1020
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 880
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) 1020
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 19
Number of defining phases 18
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.39
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.47035
Number of stations at which the event was observed 14
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 13
Magnitude information

ML:2.2

Field Value
Value 2.2
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 13
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 76597391
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-02-17 13:15:35
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.MCT.HHN. 2019-12-21T12:24:53.81 3.0 undecidable manual S -4.33 0
IV.ESLN.HHE. 2019-12-21T12:24:49.30 0.6 undecidable manual S 225 0.1907 95 0.96 37
IV.GALF.HHE. 2019-12-21T12:24:49.80 0.6 undecidable manual P 256 0.4703 92 -1.66 24
IV.MPNC.HHN. 2019-12-21T12:24:49.12 0.6 undecidable manual P 27 0.3579 93 0.18 46
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2019-12-21T12:24:48.36 0.3 undecidable manual P 315 0.3013 93 0.67 61
IV.ESML.HHN. 2019-12-21T12:24:47.59 0.3 undecidable manual P 225 0.2968 93 0 73
IV.EMSG.HHE. 2019-12-21T12:24:47.40 0.6 undecidable manual S 267 0.1529 97 0.49 45
IV.ECHR.HHE. 2019-12-21T12:24:46.24 0.3 undecidable manual P 232 0.2311 94 0.1 72
IV.EVRN.HNE. 2019-12-21T12:24:46.10 0.6 undecidable manual S 182 0.1403 97 -0.32 47
IV.EPZF.HHE. 2019-12-21T12:24:45.92 0.3 undecidable manual P 269 0.2257 95 -0.1 72
IV.EPOZ.HHZ. 2019-12-21T12:24:45.28 0.3 undecidable manual P 167 0.161 96 0.69 63
IV.EVRN.HNE. 2019-12-21T12:24:44.12 0.1 undecidable manual P 182 0.1403 97 0 100
IV.EMCN.HNE. 2019-12-21T12:24:44.01 0.6 undecidable manual S 246 0.0944 101 -0.67 42
IV.ESLN.HHE. 2019-12-21T12:24:44.91 0.3 undecidable manual P 225 0.1907 95 -0.32 70
IV.AIO.HHE. 2019-12-21T12:24:44.11 0.3 undecidable manual P 27 0.1583 96 -0.42 68
IV.EMSG.HHE. 2019-12-21T12:24:44.76 0.6 undecidable manual P 267 0.1529 97 0.36 46
IV.EPIT.HHE. 2019-12-21T12:24:43.90 0.6 undecidable manual S 255 0.0701 104 0.11 50
IV.EMCN.HNE. 2019-12-21T12:24:42.64 0.6 undecidable manual P 246 0.0944 101 -0.48 46
IV.EPIT.HHE. 2019-12-21T12:24:42.30 0.6 undecidable manual P 255 0.0701 104 -0.3 48
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.EPOZ.HHN. ML:2.5 0.002966391 0.576 AML other m 2019-12-21T12:24:54.86
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:2 0.0004592052 0.4224 AML other m 2019-12-21T12:24:55.29
IV.EPOZ.HHE. ML:2.5 0.0028533265 0.5632 AML other m 2019-12-21T12:24:55.67
IV.ESLN.HHE. ML:2.3 0.001704867 0.8384 AML other m 2019-12-21T12:24:57.63
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:2 0.0004506819 0.4992 AML other m 2019-12-21T12:24:57.93
IV.ESLN.HHN. ML:2.3 0.001711782 0.4992 AML other m 2019-12-21T12:24:58.78
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:2.4 0.0009328156 0.5824 AML other m 2019-12-21T12:25:00.88
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:2.3 0.00072236795 0.4992 AML other m 2019-12-21T12:25:01.78
IV.ESML.HHN. ML:2 0.00041929185 1.2992 AML other m 2019-12-21T12:25:03.19
IV.ESML.HHE. ML:2 0.0004189021 0.7232 AML other m 2019-12-21T12:25:03.21
IV.GALF.HNN. ML:1.8 0.0001582419 1.1904 AML other m 2019-12-21T12:25:03.03
IV.GALF.HHE. ML:2.3 0.00048187245 0.7168 AML other m 2019-12-21T12:25:08.15
IV.GALF.HHN. ML:2.2 0.00037276105 1.1648 AML other m 2019-12-21T12:25:10.68
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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