Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.3 on date 05-12-2022 and time 12:36:33 (Italy) in region 6 km NW Sant'Alfio (CT)

A magnitude ML 1.3 earthquake occured in region: 6 km NW Sant'Alfio (CT), on

  • 05-12-2022 11:36:33 (UTC)
  • 05-12-2022 12:36:33 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.7730, 15.0900 at 5 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
Sant'Alfio CT 6 1582 1582
Milo CT 6 1087 2669
Zafferana Etnea CT 9 9517 12186
Piedimonte Etneo CT 9 3963 16149
Linguaglossa CT 9 5403 21552
Mascali CT 10 14282 35834
Giarre CT 10 27659 63493
Santa Venerina CT 10 8592 72085
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 11 9623 81708
Riposto CT 11 14838 96546
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 13 3215 99761
Calatabiano CT 13 5308 105069
Moio Alcantara ME 15 717 105786
Francavilla di Sicilia ME 15 3945 109731
Gaggi ME 15 3184 112915
Motta Camastra ME 16 845 113760
Malvagna ME 17 733 114493
Trecastagni CT 17 10910 125403
Randazzo CT 17 10900 136303
Pedara CT 17 14102 150405
Viagrande CT 18 8563 158968
Graniti ME 18 1492 160460
Giardini-Naxos ME 18 9415 169875
Nicolosi CT 18 7463 177338
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 19 17984 195322
Acireale CT 19 52622 247944
Castelmola ME 19 1088 249032
Taormina ME 19 10960 259992
Roccella Valdemone ME 19 666 260658
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 19 3524 264182
Aci Catena CT 19 29851 294033
Santa Domenica Vittoria ME 20 980 295013

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
19 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
30 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
61 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
62 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
81 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
96 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
99 Km NE of Ragusa (73313 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 2022-12-05
11:36:33
37.773 15.09 5 2022-12-05
11:43:22
Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania) 112518901
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2022-12-05 11:36:33
Latitude 37.7730
Longitude 15.0900
Depth (km) 5 (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 112518901

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) 500.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 80
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) 0.15
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 112518901
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-12-05 11:43:22
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