Earthquake with magnitude of ML 3.0 on date 29-08-2022 and time 20:50:37 (UTC) in region 11 km NE Regalbuto (EN)

A magnitude ML 3.0 earthquake occured in region: 11 km NE Regalbuto (EN), on

  • 29-08-2022 20:50:37 (UTC)
  • 29-08-2022 22:50:37 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.7230, 14.7260 at 18 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
Regalbuto EN 11 7277 7277
Centuripe EN 11 5470 12747
Adrano CT 12 36122 48869
Bronte CT 12 19172 68041
Troina EN 13 9373 77414
CesarĂ² ME 14 2439 79853
San Teodoro ME 14 1403 81256
Biancavilla CT 16 24007 105263
Gagliano Castelferrato EN 17 3593 108856
Maletto CT 17 3920 112776
Maniace CT 17 3765 116541
Catenanuova EN 17 4866 121407
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 19 7641 129048
Agira EN 19 8345 137393

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
40 Km NW of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
41 Km W of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
64 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
84 Km NE of Gela (75827 inhabitants)
88 Km N of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
89 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
89 Km NW of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
90 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
91 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
96 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 3.0 2022-08-29
20:50:37
37.723 14.726 18 2022-08-29
21:02:46
Sala Operativa INGV-OE (Catania) 109121981
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2022-08-29 20:50:37
Latitude 37.7230
Longitude 14.7260
Depth (km) 18 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 200 -> SURVEY-INGV-CT
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 109121981

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) 600.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 114
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) 0.33
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:3.0

Field Value
Value 3.0
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 109121981
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-08-29 21:02:46
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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