Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.3 on date 22-10-2020 and time 17:41:21 (Italy) in region 9 km E Bronte (CT)

A magnitude ML 1.3 earthquake occured in region: 9 km E Bronte (CT), on

  • 22-10-2020 15:41:21 (UTC)
  • 22-10-2020 17:41:21 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.75, 14.92 at 28 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania).

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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
Bronte CT 9 19172 19172
Maletto CT 10 3920 23092
Adrano CT 13 36122 59214
Biancavilla CT 13 24007 83221
Ragalna CT 14 3924 87145
Randazzo CT 14 10900 98045
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 15 7641 105686
Maniace CT 16 3765 109451
Zafferana Etnea CT 17 9517 118968
Milo CT 17 1087 120055
Nicolosi CT 18 7463 127518
Santa Domenica Vittoria ME 19 980 128498
Belpasso CT 19 28108 156606
Pedara CT 19 14102 170708
PaternĂ² CT 20 48228 218936
Sant'Alfio CT 20 1582 220518
Moio Alcantara ME 20 717 221235

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
27 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
31 Km NW of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
74 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
75 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
81 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
84 Km NW of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
94 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
96 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
97 Km NE of Gela (75827 inhabitants)
100 Km N of Modica (54633 inhabitants)
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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Reviewed
Rev200
ML 1.3 2020-10-22
15:41:21
37.75 14.92 28 2020-10-22
18:41:14
Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania) 84032901
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-10-22 15:41:21
Latitude 37.75
Longitude 14.92
Depth (km) 28 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 200 -> SURVEY-INGV-CT#SeismPicker_SO-OE
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 84032901

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description horizontal uncertainty
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter)
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter)
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi)
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1100
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 207
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 1
Number of defining phases 1
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.21
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree)
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree)
Number of stations at which the event was observed 0
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 0
Magnitude information

ML:1.3

Field Value
Value 1.3
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 84032901
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-10-22 18:41:14
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