Earthquake with magnitude of Md 3.0 on date 27-10-2002 and time 01:49:33 (UTC) in region 10 km SE Randazzo (CT)

A magnitude Md 3.0 earthquake occured in region: 10 km SE Randazzo (CT), on

  • 27-10-2002 01:49:33 (UTC)
  • 27-10-2002 02:49:33 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.81, 15.02 at 5 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
Randazzo CT 10 10900 10900
Moio Alcantara ME 11 717 11617
Linguaglossa CT 12 5403 17020
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 12 3215 20235
Milo CT 13 1087 21322
Malvagna ME 13 733 22055
Sant'Alfio CT 13 1582 23637
Santa Domenica Vittoria ME 13 980 24617
Maletto CT 14 3920 28537
Piedimonte Etneo CT 14 3963 32500
Roccella Valdemone ME 14 666 33166
Zafferana Etnea CT 15 9517 42683
Francavilla di Sicilia ME 15 3945 46628
Mascali CT 16 14282 60910
Bronte CT 17 19172 80082
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 17 9623 89705
Motta Camastra ME 17 845 90550
Giarre CT 17 27659 118209
Santa Venerina CT 17 8592 126801
Riposto CT 18 14838 141639
Calatabiano CT 18 5308 146947
Gaggi ME 19 3184 150131
Maniace CT 20 3765 153896

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
25 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
34 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
64 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
64 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
87 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
91 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
Recent and historical Seismicity
Seismic hazard
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Felt maps
Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Bulletin
Rev1000
Md 3.0
ML-VAX 2.9
2002-10-27
01:49:33
37.81 15.02 5 2013-07-15
08:41:04
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 455839
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2002-10-27 01:49:33 ± 0.381
Latitude 37.81 ± 0.03
Longitude 15.02 ± 0.04
Depth (km) 5 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 455839

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) 4429.1
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 91
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 13
Number of defining phases 13
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.9
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.0051
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.01732
Number of stations at which the event was observed 12
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 12
Magnitudes information

Md:3

Field Value
Value 3
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 2
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 455839
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-05 00:11:32

ML:2.9

Field Value
Value 2.9
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 2
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 455839
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2015-04-28 13:07:13
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.ERC.Z. 2002-10-27T01:50:09.31 10.0 undecidable manual PN 277 0.0173 2.61 0.1
--.GRI.Z. 2002-10-27T01:50:01.24 10.0 undecidable manual PN 46 0.0134 0.54 1.1
--.USI.Z. 2002-10-27T01:50:01.19 10.0 undecidable manual PN 302 0.0153 -2.37 0.2
--.CLTB.Z. 2002-10-27T01:50:01.62 10.0 undecidable manual PN 261 0.013 1.57 0.6
--.AGST.Z. 2002-10-27T01:49:54.43 10.0 undecidable manual SG 163 0.0051 -0.24 0.6
--.SOI.Z. 2002-10-27T01:49:50.49 10.0 undecidable manual PG 71 0.0077 -0.41 1.5
--.SLNA.Z. 2002-10-27T01:49:48.32 10.0 undecidable manual PG 349 0.0069 -0.88 1.2
--.PZI.Z. 2002-10-27T01:49:48.90 10.0 undecidable manual PG 184 0.0067 -0.08 1.6
--.GIB.Z. 2002-10-27T01:49:48.93 10.0 undecidable manual PG 283 0.0072 -0.98 1.2
--.SCLL.Z. 2002-10-27T01:49:47.39 10.0 undecidable manual PG 50 0.0063 -0.74 1.3
--.MSI.Z. 2002-10-27T01:49:47.10 10.0 undecidable manual PG 46 0.0052 1.29 0.9
--.MTTG.Z. 2002-10-27T01:49:46.14 10.0 undecidable manual PG 69 0.0051 0.56 1.4
--.AGST.Z. 2002-10-27T01:49:44.65 10.0 undecidable manual PG 163 0.0051 -1.01 1.2
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