Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.8 on date 24-03-2020 and time 13:49:00 (UTC) in region Costa Siciliana centro settentrionale (Palermo)

A magnitude ML 1.8 earthquake occured in region: Costa Siciliana centro settentrionale (Palermo), on

  • 24-03-2020 13:49:00 (UTC)
  • 24-03-2020 14:49:00 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.34, 13.82 at 3 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
39 Km NE of Bagheria (55387 inhabitants)
47 Km NE of Palermo (674435 inhabitants)
96 Km N of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
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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 1.8 2020-03-24
13:49:00
38.34 13.82 3 2020-07-18
21:08:30
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 77726521
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.8 2020-03-24
13:49:00
38.34 13.83 3 2020-03-24
13:56:53
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 77531741
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-03-24 13:49:00 ± 0.28
Latitude 38.34 ± 0.01
Longitude 13.82 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 3 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 77726521

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1113
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 846
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 208
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1110
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 118
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 20
Number of defining phases 20
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.4
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.33095
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.88134
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:1.8

Field Value
Value 1.8
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 77726521
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-04-01 08:53:21

ML:1.8

Field Value
Value 1.8
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 77531741
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-03-24 13:56:53
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.PETRA.HHZ. 2020-03-24T13:49:20.87 0.3 undecidable manual S 155 0.5549 50 0.03 72
IV.PLLN.EHZ. 2020-03-24T13:49:17.50 1.0 undecidable manual S 143 0.4299 94 0.72 21
IV.MUCR.HHE. 2020-03-24T13:49:16.96 0.3 undecidable manual P 109 0.8813 50 -0.73 56
IV.CSLB.HHZ. 2020-03-24T13:49:16.55 0.3 undecidable manual S 154 0.4425 94 -0.71 61
IV.GIB.HHE. 2020-03-24T13:49:16.01 0.6 undecidable manual S 155 0.384 94 0.99 37
IV.MPG.HHE. 2020-03-24T13:49:15.76 1.0 undecidable manual S 244 0.3984 94 0.17 24
IV.SCIAR.HHZ. 2020-03-24T13:49:15.49 0.3 undecidable manual S 188 0.3993 94 -0.14 73
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2020-03-24T13:49:14.40 0.1 undecidable manual P 116 0.6799 50 0.15 92
IV.SOLUN.HHE. 2020-03-24T13:49:13.74 1.0 undecidable manual S 222 0.331 95 0.74 21
IV.USI.HHE. 2020-03-24T13:49:13.11 0.3 undecidable manual P 307 0.6205 50 -0.13 70
IV.ALJA.HHZ. 2020-03-24T13:49:13.24 0.1 undecidable manual P 185 0.59 50 0.54 85
IV.CORL.HHZ. 2020-03-24T13:49:12.37 0.6 undecidable manual P 222 0.598 50 -0.48 44
IV.IACL.HHE. 2020-03-24T13:49:11.41 0.6 undecidable manual P 65 0.4649 94 0.85 39
IV.PETRA.HHZ. 2020-03-24T13:49:11.88 0.1 undecidable manual P 155 0.5549 50 -0.23 93
IV.PLLN.EHZ. 2020-03-24T13:49:10.24 0.1 undecidable manual P 143 0.4299 94 0.47 91
IV.SCIAR.HHZ. 2020-03-24T13:49:09.33 0.1 undecidable manual P 188 0.3993 94 0.22 96
IV.CSLB.HHZ. 2020-03-24T13:49:09.17 0.1 undecidable manual P 154 0.4425 94 -0.88 76
IV.GIB.HHE. 2020-03-24T13:49:08.66 0.6 undecidable manual P 155 0.384 94 -0.1 49
IV.MPG.HHE. 2020-03-24T13:49:08.84 0.3 undecidable manual P 244 0.3984 94 -0.25 71
IV.SOLUN.HHE. 2020-03-24T13:49:07.67 0.1 undecidable manual P 222 0.331 95 0.09 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.SCIAR.HHN. ML:1.9 0.0002545 0.94 AML other m 2020-03-24T13:49:08.13
IV.CSLB.HHE. ML:1.6 0.00010075 0.72 AML other m 2020-03-24T13:49:17.41
IV.CSLB.HHN. ML:1.7 0.0001245 0.4 AML other m 2020-03-24T13:49:17.75
IV.SCIAR.HHE. ML:1.9 0.000227 1.26 AML other m 2020-03-24T13:49:18.89
IV.PETRA.HHN. ML:2 0.000178 0.66 AML other m 2020-03-24T13:49:22.63
IV.PETRA.HHE. ML:1.9 0.000157 0.58 AML other m 2020-03-24T13:49:24.36
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