Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.6 on date 20-11-2018 and time 06:37:30 (Italy) in region 9 km NE Biancavilla (CT)

A magnitude ML 2.6 earthquake occured in region: 9 km NE Biancavilla (CT), on

  • 20-11-2018 05:37:30 (UTC)
  • 20-11-2018 06:37:30 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.71, 14.92 at 26 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
Biancavilla CT 9 24007 24007
Adrano CT 9 36122 60129
Ragalna CT 9 3924 64053
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 11 7641 71694
Bronte CT 11 19172 90866
Maletto CT 14 3920 94786
Belpasso CT 14 28108 122894
Nicolosi CT 15 7463 130357
PaternĂ² CT 15 48228 178585
Pedara CT 17 14102 192687
Zafferana Etnea CT 17 9517 202204
Milo CT 18 1087 203291
Trecastagni CT 18 10910 214201
Camporotondo Etneo CT 18 5023 219224
San Pietro Clarenza CT 18 7743 226967
Centuripe EN 18 5470 232437
Randazzo CT 19 10900 243337
Maniace CT 19 3765 247102
Viagrande CT 20 8563 255665
Mascalucia CT 20 31958 287623
Santa Venerina CT 20 8592 296215

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
25 Km W of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
28 Km NW of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
78 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
78 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
79 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
80 Km NW of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
89 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
91 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
93 Km NE of Gela (75827 inhabitants)
96 Km N of Modica (54633 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 ML 2.6 2018-11-20
05:37:30
37.71 14.92 26 2019-06-04
09:16:17
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 68517461
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-11-20 05:37:30 ± 0.1
Latitude 37.71 ± 0.00
Longitude 14.92 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 26 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 68517461

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 580
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 74
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 276
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 580
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 48
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 35
Number of defining phases 35
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.29
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.05036
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 1.00814
Number of stations at which the event was observed 22
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 22
Magnitude information

ML:2.6

Field Value
Value 2.6
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 36
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 68517461
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-05-13 15:08:15
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.CROCE.HHZ. 2018-11-20T05:38:00.93 0.6 undecidable manual S 199 0.9299 99 0.57 39
IV.HMDC.HHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:56.15 0.6 undecidable manual S 188 0.7608 102 0.73 38
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:50.63 0.6 undecidable manual S 167 0.5684 106 0.74 39
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:49.76 0.6 undecidable manual S 38 0.554 107 0.28 46
IV.HPAC.HHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:48.68 0.3 undecidable manual P 174 1.0081 99 -0.18 63
IV.AGST.EHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:48.70 0.6 undecidable manual S 151 0.5189 108 0.22 46
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:48.02 0.3 undecidable manual P 54 0.9452 99 0.23 64
IV.HAGA.HHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:47.35 0.6 undecidable manual S 156 0.4676 110 0.3 46
IV.CROCE.HHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:47.10 0.3 undecidable manual P 199 0.9299 99 -0.44 61
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:44.59 0.6 undecidable manual S 185 0.366 116 0.32 47
IV.HMDC.HHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:44.42 0.1 undecidable manual P 188 0.7608 102 -0.26 87
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:44.24 0.6 undecidable manual S 44 0.3597 117 0.12 49
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:44.17 0.1 undecidable manual P 40 0.7222 102 0.13 91
IV.CSLB.HHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:43.49 0.3 undecidable manual P 289 0.7132 103 -0.4 65
IV.PLLN.EHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:43.74 0.3 undecidable manual P 295 0.6709 103 0.56 62
IV.MUCR.HHE. 2018-11-20T05:37:43.47 0.6 undecidable manual S 354 0.3318 119 0.09 49
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:42.86 0.6 undecidable manual S 270 0.2761 124 0.89 38
IV.MNO.SHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:42.19 0.6 undecidable manual S 321 0.2788 124 0.14 49
IV.RAFF.HHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:42.69 0.3 undecidable manual P 222 0.6574 104 -0.28 67
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:41.47 0.1 undecidable manual P 167 0.5684 106 -0.03 95
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:41.40 0.1 undecidable manual P 38 0.554 107 0.15 94
IV.AGST.EHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:40.56 0.1 positive manual P 151 0.5189 108 -0.12 95
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:39.44 0.3 undecidable manual S 337 0.1205 150 0.67 66
IV.HAGA.HHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:39.72 0.1 undecidable manual P 156 0.4676 110 -0.13 95
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:38.21 0.1 negative manual P 44 0.3597 117 0.05 99
IV.MNO.SHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:37.03 0.3 undecidable manual P 321 0.2788 124 0.06 75
IV.MUCR.HHE. 2018-11-20T05:37:37.48 0.1 undecidable manual P 354 0.3318 119 -0.25 96
IV.ESLN.HHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:37.67 0.3 undecidable manual S 112 0.0504 166 -0.32 75
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:37.96 0.1 undecidable manual P 185 0.366 116 -0.28 94
IV.EPOZ.HHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:36.46 0.3 undecidable manual P 101 0.2194 132 0.3 73
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:36.80 0.1 negative manual P 270 0.2761 124 -0.12 100
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:34.58 0.1 positive manual P 337 0.1205 150 -0.5 95
IV.ESML.HHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:34.48 0.3 undecidable manual P 197 0.0989 154 -0.42 73
IV.EMCN.HNE. 2018-11-20T05:37:34.87 0.3 undecidable manual P 50 0.1223 149 -0.22 75
IV.ESLN.HHZ. 2018-11-20T05:37:34.30 0.3 undecidable manual P 112 0.0504 166 -0.32 75
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.ESLN.HHN. ML:2.6 0.00233 0.5 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:38.68
IV.ESLN.HHE. ML:2.5 0.002075 0.36 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:40.18
IV.EPZF.HHE. ML:3.2 0.00813 1.42 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:40.95
IV.EPZF.HHN. ML:2.9 0.003985 0.62 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:40.50
IV.ESML.HHE. ML:2.6 0.002235 0.2 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:41.49
IV.MNO.SHE. ML:0 0.002045 0.88 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:42.79
IV.ESML.HHN. ML:2.5 0.00186 0.6 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:44.23
IV.MNO.SHN. ML:0 0.0016 0.44 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:44.67
IV.GALF.HHE. ML:2.6 0.001375 1.4 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:44.15
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:2.8 0.001605 0.34 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:45.13
IV.GALF.HNE. ML:2.1 0.000424 0.34 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:45.13
IV.HLNI.HHE. ML:2.4 0.000699 0.32 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:45.39
IV.HLNI.HHN. ML:2.5 0.0009125 0.34 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:45.40
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:2.5 0.000975 0.4 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:47.21
IV.HAGA.HHE. ML:2.5 0.000682 0.34 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:47.81
IV.GALF.HHN. ML:2.5 0.00116 0.36 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:47.78
IV.GALF.HNN. ML:2 0.000369 0.4 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:47.78
IV.HAGA.HHN. ML:2.4 0.000635 1.32 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:49.04
IV.AGST.EHN. ML:2.8 0.001175 0.92 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:49.47
IV.AGST.EHE. ML:2.6 0.0008275 0.62 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:50.48
IV.SSY.HHE. ML:3.1 0.002165 1.4 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:50.81
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:2.7 0.0009525 1.38 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:51.00
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:2.7 0.000897 0.48 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:51.45
IV.SSY.HHN. ML:3.3 0.003815 0.62 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:53.65
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:2.5 0.000427 0.28 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:57.19
IV.HMDC.HHN. ML:2.8 0.000774 0.88 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:57.33
IV.HMDC.HHE. ML:2.9 0.0009365 0.34 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:57.42
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:2.5 0.0004415 0.68 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:58.49
IV.RAFF.HHE. ML:2.5 0.0005195 0.62 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:58.46
IV.PLLN.EHN. ML:2.8 0.000846 0.96 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:59.55
IV.PLLN.EHE. ML:2.7 0.000777 0.9 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:59.11
IV.CSLB.HHN. ML:2.2 0.0002045 1.14 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:59.38
IV.CSLB.HHE. ML:2 0.000144 0.58 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:37:59.94
IV.CROCE.HHN. ML:2.7 0.000408 0.5 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:38:02.08
IV.RAFF.HHN. ML:2.3 0.0002715 1.56 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:38:04.03
MN.CEL.HHN. ML:2.2 0.0001445 1.02 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:38:04.15
IV.CROCE.HHE. ML:2.5 0.0003145 0.6 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:38:04.49
MN.CEL.HHE. ML:2.2 0.000127 0.48 AML other m 2018-11-20T05:38:07.69
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