Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.0 on date 03-05-2020 and time 18:47:12 (Italy) in region Costa Siracusana (Siracusa)

A magnitude ML 2.0 earthquake occured in region: Costa Siracusana (Siracusa), on

  • 03-05-2020 16:47:12 (UTC)
  • 03-05-2020 18:47:12 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.17, 15.31 at 17 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
Augusta SR 10 36305 36305
Priolo Gargallo SR 10 12091 48396
Siracusa SR 12 122291 170687
Melilli SR 16 13621 184308
Floridia SR 17 22762 207070
Solarino SR 18 8091 215161

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
12 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
42 Km SE of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
51 Km S of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
58 Km NE of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
59 Km NE of Modica (54633 inhabitants)
72 Km E of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
94 Km E of Gela (75827 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 2.0 2020-05-03
16:47:12
37.17 15.31 17 2020-11-19
12:36:44
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 78895431
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.9 2020-05-03
16:47:12
37.18 15.32 17 2020-05-03
17:10:24
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 78814471
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-05-03 16:47:12 ± 0.18
Latitude 37.17 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.31 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 17 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 78895431

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1035
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 918
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 290
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1030
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 209
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) 0.25
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.10612
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 1.07019
Number of stations at which the event was observed 11
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 11
Magnitudes information

ML:2

Field Value
Value 2
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 78895431
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-08-08 23:35:38

ML:1.9

Field Value
Value 1.9
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 2
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 78814471
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-05-03 17:10:24
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.CLTA.HHZ. 2020-05-03T16:47:32.71 0.3 undecidable manual P 270 1.0702 93 0.43 58
IV.HVZN.HNZ. 2020-05-03T16:47:29.13 0.1 undecidable manual S 271 0.4703 99 0.1 96
IV.RAFF.HHZ. 2020-05-03T16:47:27.04 0.3 undecidable manual P 274 0.7527 95 0.18 66
IV.AIO.HHE. 2020-05-03T16:47:27.82 0.3 undecidable manual P 356 0.8022 95 0.11 65
IV.MEU.EHZ. 2020-05-03T16:47:26.50 0.3 undecidable manual S 261 0.3831 101 -0.01 73
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2020-05-03T16:47:26.68 0.6 undecidable manual S 297 0.3885 101 0.04 49
IT.LNT.HGZ. 2020-05-03T16:47:23.52 0.3 undecidable manual S 296 0.2689 108 0.3 71
IV.HPAC.HHZ. 2020-05-03T16:47:23.30 0.3 undecidable manual P 205 0.509 98 0.58 63
IV.HVZN.HNZ. 2020-05-03T16:47:21.81 0.3 undecidable manual P 271 0.4703 99 -0.25 69
IV.SSY.HNZ. 2020-05-03T16:47:21.00 0.3 undecidable manual S 266 0.1853 120 0.05 76
IV.HAGA.HHZ. 2020-05-03T16:47:20.70 0.6 undecidable manual S 314 0.1655 123 0.24 49
IV.MEU.EHZ. 2020-05-03T16:47:20.08 0.3 undecidable manual P 261 0.3831 101 -0.52 65
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2020-05-03T16:47:20.37 0.1 undecidable manual P 297 0.3885 101 -0.31 93
IV.AGST.EHZ. 2020-05-03T16:47:19.37 0.3 undecidable manual S 324 0.1061 139 0.25 74
IT.LNT.HGZ. 2020-05-03T16:47:18.66 0.1 undecidable manual P 296 0.2689 108 -0.04 100
IV.SSY.HNZ. 2020-05-03T16:47:17.31 0.3 undecidable manual P 266 0.1853 120 -0.08 75
IV.HAGA.HHZ. 2020-05-03T16:47:16.90 0.1 negative manual P 314 0.1655 123 -0.21 99
IV.AGST.EHZ. 2020-05-03T16:47:16.08 0.1 negative manual P 324 0.1061 139 -0.26 99
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.HLNI.HHN. ML:1.8 0.0001918424 0.1024 AML other m 2020-05-03T16:47:27.23
IV.HLNI.HHE. ML:1.9 0.0002245054 0.0896 AML other m 2020-05-03T16:47:27.58
IV.RAFF.HHN. ML:2.3 0.00025005685 1.4752 AML other m 2020-05-03T16:47:40.96
IV.RAFF.HHE. ML:2.1 0.000158062595 0.2304 AML other m 2020-05-03T16:47:40.27
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