Earthquake with magnitude of Md 4.0 on date 27-10-2002 and time 07:06:56 (Italy) in region 2 km SW Giarre (CT)

A magnitude Md 4.0 earthquake occured in region: 2 km SW Giarre (CT), on

  • 27-10-2002 06:06:56 (UTC)
  • 27-10-2002 07:06:56 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.72, 15.16 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
Giarre CT 2 27659 27659
Sant'Alfio CT 3 1582 29241
Riposto CT 4 14838 44079
Santa Venerina CT 4 8592 52671
Milo CT 4 1087 53758
Mascali CT 5 14282 68040
Zafferana Etnea CT 6 9517 77557
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 9 9623 87180
Piedimonte Etneo CT 10 3963 91143
Acireale CT 12 52622 143765
Aci Catena CT 13 29851 173616
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 13 17984 191600
Calatabiano CT 13 5308 196908
Viagrande CT 13 8563 205471
Trecastagni CT 13 10910 216381
Linguaglossa CT 14 5403 221784
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 14 3524 225308
Pedara CT 14 14102 239410
Valverde CT 16 7840 247250
Gaggi ME 17 3184 250434
Nicolosi CT 17 7463 257897
San Giovanni la Punta CT 17 23060 280957
Giardini-Naxos ME 17 9415 290372
Tremestieri Etneo CT 18 20589 310961
San Gregorio di Catania CT 18 11966 322927
Aci Castello CT 18 18723 341650
Taormina ME 18 10960 352610
Castelmola ME 19 1088 353698
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 19 3215 356913
Mascalucia CT 19 31958 388871
Sant'Agata li Battiati CT 19 9479 398350
Gravina di Catania CT 20 25838 424188
Motta Camastra ME 20 845 425033

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
12 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
25 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
61 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
Seismic hazard
Shakemap
Felt maps
Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Rev 1000 Md 4.0
ML-MEDNET 4.2
2002-10-27
06:06:56
37.72 15.16 5 2013-07-15
08:41:04
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 456159
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2002-10-27 06:06:56 ± 0.198
Latitude 37.72 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.16 ± 0.02
Depth (km) 5 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 456159

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) 2485.5
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 110
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 32
Number of defining phases 32
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 1
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00413
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.03651
Number of stations at which the event was observed 31
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 31
Magnitudes information

Md:4

Field Value
Value 4
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 2
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 456159
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-05 00:11:50

ML:4.2

Field Value
Value 4.2
Uncertainty
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 456159
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2015-04-28 10:38:22
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.RNI2.Z. 2002-10-27T06:08:01.35 10.0 undecidable manual PN 349 0.0365 2.31 0
--.FGMS.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:59.48 10.0 undecidable manual PN 8 0.0363 0.77 0
--.RGNG.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:58.88 10.0 undecidable manual PN 4 0.0357 1.08 0
--.CPI2.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:58.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 350 0.0352 0.86 0
--.RFI.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:55.50 10.0 undecidable manual PN 346 0.0332 1 0
--.FG5.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:54.86 10.0 undecidable manual PN 1 0.0321 2.61 0
--.FG4.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:52.13 10.0 undecidable manual PN 4 0.0308 1.8 0
--.BRT.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:51.26 10.0 undecidable manual PN 25 0.0315 -0.23 0
--.LCI.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:51.21 10.0 undecidable manual PN 40 0.0312 0.17 0
--.CSSN.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:47.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 358 0.0283 0.52 0
--.MRLC.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:45.42 10.0 undecidable manual PN 4 0.0274 0.25 0
--.SGO.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:41.76 10.0 undecidable manual PN 2 0.0255 -0.59 0
--.SLCN.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:40.31 10.0 undecidable manual PN 7 0.0242 -0.03 0
--.ORI.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:38.88 10.0 undecidable manual PN 22 0.0227 0.74 0.2
--.LVI.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:35.23 10.0 undecidable manual PN 277 0.0202 1.04 0.6
--.MGR.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:35.41 10.0 undecidable manual PN 7 0.0219 -1.38 0.3
--.TDS.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:32.31 10.0 undecidable manual PN 24 0.0193 -0.49 0.7
--.ERC.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:32.57 10.0 undecidable manual PN 279 0.0185 0.97 0.8
--.USI.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:26.61 10.0 undecidable manual PN 303 0.0166 -2.09 1.1
--.CLTB.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:25.63 10.0 undecidable manual PN 265 0.0139 1 1.5
--.GRI.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:23.78 10.0 undecidable manual PN 41 0.0133 0.13 1.6
--.MCT.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:22.95 10.0 undecidable manual PN 265 0.0111 2.65 2
--.MPG.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:22.67 10.0 undecidable manual PN 287 0.0134 -1.2 1.6
--.FAVR.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:21.75 10.0 undecidable manual PN 249 0.0114 0.98 1.9
--.AGST.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:14.39 10.0 undecidable manual SG 173 0.0041 0.09 2.4
--.SOI.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:13.10 10.0 undecidable manual PG 62 0.007 0.35 2.4
--.CSLB.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:13.94 10.0 undecidable manual PG 284 0.0081 -0.92 2.4
--.PZI.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:10.20 10.0 negative manual PG 194 0.0062 -0.66 2.4
--.MEU.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:09.43 10.0 undecidable manual PG 203 0.0059 -1.02 2.4
--.MSI.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:08.15 10.0 negative manual PG 32 0.0051 -0.66 2.4
--.MTTG.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:08.12 10.0 negative manual PG 55 0.0045 0.51 2.4
--.AGST.Z. 2002-10-27T06:07:06.86 10.0 undecidable manual PG 173 0.0041 0.08 2.4
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