Earthquake with magnitude of Md 3.0 on date 27-06-1985 and time 16:04:02 (Italy) in region 2 km SW Giarre (CT)

A magnitude Md 3.0 earthquake occured in region: 2 km SW Giarre (CT), on

  • 27-06-1985 14:04:02 (UTC)
  • 27-06-1985 16:04:02 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.72, 15.18 at 10 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
Giarre CT 2 27659 27659
Riposto CT 3 14838 42497
Sant'Alfio CT 4 1582 44079
Santa Venerina CT 5 8592 52671
Mascali CT 5 14282 66953
Milo CT 5 1087 68040
Zafferana Etnea CT 7 9517 77557
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 9 9623 87180
Piedimonte Etneo CT 10 3963 91143
Acireale CT 12 52622 143765
Calatabiano CT 13 5308 149073
Aci Catena CT 13 29851 178924
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 13 17984 196908
Viagrande CT 14 8563 205471
Trecastagni CT 14 10910 216381
Linguaglossa CT 14 5403 221784
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 14 3524 225308
Pedara CT 15 14102 239410
Valverde CT 16 7840 247250
Giardini-Naxos ME 17 9415 256665
Gaggi ME 17 3184 259849
San Giovanni la Punta CT 17 23060 282909
Nicolosi CT 17 7463 290372
Taormina ME 18 10960 301332
San Gregorio di Catania CT 18 11966 313298
Tremestieri Etneo CT 18 20589 333887
Aci Castello CT 18 18723 352610
Castelmola ME 18 1088 353698
Mascalucia CT 19 31958 385656
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 19 3215 388871
Sant'Agata li Battiati CT 19 9479 398350
Gravina di Catania CT 20 25838 424188
Motta Camastra ME 20 845 425033
Graniti ME 20 1492 426525

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
12 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
25 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
60 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
63 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
74 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
96 Km NE of Ragusa (73313 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
Rev 1000 Md 3.0 1985-06-27
14:04:02
37.72 15.18 10 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 9239
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1985-06-27 14:04:02 ± 1.688
Latitude 37.72 ± 0.03
Longitude 15.18 ± 0.04
Depth (km) 10 ± 12 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 9239

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) 4774.2
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 164
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 8
Number of defining phases 8
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.6
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.0051
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.01141
Number of stations at which the event was observed 5
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 5
Magnitude information

Md:3

Field Value
Value 3
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 2
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 9239
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 17:13:05
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.GIB.Z. 1985-06-27T14:04:34.00 10.0 undecidable manual SG 287 0.0085 -1.26 0.2
--.PA1.Z. 1985-06-27T14:04:28.50 10.0 undecidable manual SG 197 0.0064 0.59 0.7
--.FA1.Z. 1985-06-27T14:04:27.50 10.0 undecidable manual PN 250 0.0114 0.98 0.6
--.DR2.Z. 1985-06-27T14:04:24.30 10.0 undecidable manual PN 32 0.0099 0.15 2.5
--.GIB.Z. 1985-06-27T14:04:21.50 10.0 undecidable manual PG 287 0.0085 -0.12 1.4
--.MSI.Z. 1985-06-27T14:04:21.50 10.0 undecidable manual SG 31 0.0051 -1.73 0.1
--.PA1.Z. 1985-06-27T14:04:16.50 10.0 positive manual PG 197 0.0064 -0.87 1.7
--.MSI.Z. 1985-06-27T14:04:15.50 10.0 undecidable manual PG 31 0.0051 0.83 0.9
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