Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.0 on date 17-02-2020 and time 13:13:14 (Italy) in region Mar Ionio Meridionale (MARE)

A magnitude ML 2.0 earthquake occured in region: Mar Ionio Meridionale (MARE), on

  • 17-02-2020 12:13:14 (UTC)
  • 17-02-2020 13:13:14 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.38, 15.66 at 32 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

No Italian municipalities within 20 km distance.

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
48 Km NE of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
51 Km SE of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
53 Km E of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
82 Km S of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
91 Km S of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
96 Km NE of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
98 Km NE of Modica (54633 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 2020-02-17
12:13:14
37.38 15.66 32 2020-07-18
21:08:25
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 77149561
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.9 2020-02-17
12:13:15
37.39 15.64 10 2020-02-17
12:22:11
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 76596031
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-02-17 12:13:14 ± 0.25
Latitude 37.38 ± 0.02
Longitude 15.66 ± 0.02
Depth (km) 32 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 77149561

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 2368
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 363
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 138
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 2370
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 221
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) 0.3
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.41189
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.95508
Number of stations at which the event was observed 13
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 13
Magnitudes information

ML:2

Field Value
Value 2
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 8
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 77149561
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-06-18 16:40:09

ML:1.9

Field Value
Value 1.9
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 8
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 76596031
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-02-17 12:22:11
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2020-02-17T12:13:44.99 0.3 undecidable manual S 317 0.9101 54 0.4 62
IV.MEU.EHZ. 2020-02-17T12:13:38.77 0.3 undecidable manual S 248 0.7123 107 -0.31 71
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2020-02-17T12:13:36.09 0.3 undecidable manual S 268 0.6268 110 -0.6 70
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2020-02-17T12:13:33.75 0.6 undecidable manual S 245 0.5153 114 0.12 51
IV.MILZ.HHN. 2020-02-17T12:13:32.43 0.1 undecidable manual P 339 0.9551 54 -0.13 94
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2020-02-17T12:13:31.92 0.3 undecidable manual P 317 0.9101 54 -0.01 71
MN.CEL.HNZ. 2020-02-17T12:13:31.78 0.3 undecidable manual P 12 0.9011 54 -0.03 72
IV.MSRU.HHE. 2020-02-17T12:13:31.37 0.1 undecidable manual P 352 0.8939 54 -0.34 91
IV.MPNC.HHN. 2020-02-17T12:13:30.17 0.6 undecidable manual P 343 0.8058 105 -0.13 48
IV.GMB.BHE. 2020-02-17T12:13:30.87 0.1 undecidable manual P 10 0.8013 105 0.65 85
IV.HAGA.HHZ. 2020-02-17T12:13:30.73 0.6 undecidable manual S 257 0.4119 120 -0.17 52
IV.SOI.EHN. 2020-02-17T12:13:29.28 0.3 undecidable manual P 24 0.7617 106 -0.29 69
IV.MEU.EHZ. 2020-02-17T12:13:28.80 0.1 undecidable manual P 248 0.7123 107 0.04 100
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2020-02-17T12:13:28.33 0.1 undecidable manual P 330 0.6826 108 0.05 99
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2020-02-17T12:13:27.62 0.1 undecidable manual P 268 0.6268 110 0.25 97
IV.MTTG.HHE. 2020-02-17T12:13:26.95 0.1 undecidable manual P 3 0.6259 110 -0.42 93
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2020-02-17T12:13:25.97 0.1 undecidable manual P 245 0.5153 114 0.35 98
IV.HAGA.HHZ. 2020-02-17T12:13:24.44 0.1 positive manual P 257 0.4119 120 0.4 99
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.HAGA.HHE. ML:1.9 0.000175 0.22 AML other m 2020-02-17T12:13:31.24
IV.HAGA.HHN. ML:1.8 0.000154 0.5 AML other m 2020-02-17T12:13:31.59
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:1.4 3.425E-5 0.56 AML other m 2020-02-17T12:13:33.74
IV.SSY.HHN. ML:2.2 0.0003165 0.14 AML other m 2020-02-17T12:13:34.90
IV.SSY.HHE. ML:1.9 0.0001575 0.54 AML other m 2020-02-17T12:13:35.26
IV.HLNI.HHN. ML:2.3 0.000321 0.44 AML other m 2020-02-17T12:13:36.74
IV.HLNI.HHE. ML:2.2 0.000255 1.64 AML other m 2020-02-17T12:13:37.00
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:1.3 2.575E-5 0.56 AML other m 2020-02-17T12:13:44.60
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