Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.3 on date 12-04-2019 and time 07:36:32 (Italy) in region 2 km SE Paternò (CT)

A magnitude ML 2.3 earthquake occured in region: 2 km SE Paternò (CT), on

  • 12-04-2019 05:36:32 (UTC)
  • 12-04-2019 07:36:32 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.57, 14.92 at 6 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
Paternò CT 2 48228 48228
Belpasso CT 6 28108 76336
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 6 7641 83977
Ragalna CT 7 3924 87901
Motta Sant'Anastasia CT 8 12116 100017
Camporotondo Etneo CT 8 5023 105040
Misterbianco CT 9 49410 154450
San Pietro Clarenza CT 9 7743 162193
Biancavilla CT 9 24007 186200
Nicolosi CT 11 7463 193663
Mascalucia CT 12 31958 225621
Gravina di Catania CT 13 25838 251459
Adrano CT 13 36122 287581
Tremestieri Etneo CT 14 20589 308170
Pedara CT 14 14102 322272
Sant'Agata li Battiati CT 14 9479 331751
Trecastagni CT 15 10910 342661
San Giovanni la Punta CT 16 23060 365721
Catania CT 17 314555 680276
Viagrande CT 17 8563 688839
Centuripe EN 17 5470 694309
San Gregorio di Catania CT 17 11966 706275
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 17 3524 709799
Valverde CT 18 7840 717639
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 19 17984 735623
Catenanuova EN 20 4866 740489

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
17 Km W of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
23 Km W of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
65 Km NW of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
73 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
76 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
76 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
80 Km N of Modica (54633 inhabitants)
81 Km NE of Gela (75827 inhabitants)
88 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
90 Km SW of Messina (238439 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 2.3 2019-04-12
05:36:32
37.57 14.92 6 2019-08-22
08:25:01
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 69252331
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-04-12 05:36:32 ± 0.2
Latitude 37.57 ± 0.01
Longitude 14.92 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 6 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 69252331

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1323
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 671
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 80
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1320
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 139
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 14
Number of defining phases 14
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.37
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.05936
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.42718
Number of stations at which the event was observed 10
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 10
Magnitude information

ML:2.3

Field Value
Value 2.3
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 69252331
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-07-31 13:55:23
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2019-04-12T05:36:43.50 0.6 undecidable manual S 349 0.2617 102 0.83 40
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2019-04-12T05:36:41.68 0.6 undecidable manual P 163 0.4272 50 -0.03 49
IV.HAGA.HHZ. 2019-04-12T05:36:40.00 0.1 undecidable manual P 146 0.339 99 0 100
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2019-04-12T05:36:38.59 0.3 undecidable manual P 349 0.2617 102 0.27 72
IV.EMSG.HHZ. 2019-04-12T05:36:38.27 0.3 undecidable manual P 6 0.2554 102 0.09 75
IV.EPOZ.HHZ. 2019-04-12T05:36:38.12 0.3 undecidable manual P 64 0.2383 103 0.3 72
IV.ENIC.HHZ. 2019-04-12T05:36:37.78 0.6 undecidable manual S 52 0.1043 118 0.84 41
IV.HLNI.HHE. 2019-04-12T05:36:37.79 0.6 undecidable manual P 190 0.2212 104 0.34 48
IV.EMCN.HNZ. 2019-04-12T05:36:37.78 0.3 undecidable manual P 22 0.2419 103 -0.12 75
IV.ESLN.HHZ. 2019-04-12T05:36:37.74 0.3 undecidable manual S 19 0.134 113 -0.23 74
IV.ESML.HHZ. 2019-04-12T05:36:35.73 0.6 undecidable manual S 329 0.0594 133 0.2 51
IV.ESLN.HHZ. 2019-04-12T05:36:34.84 0.1 undecidable manual P 19 0.134 113 -0.76 84
IV.ENIC.HHZ. 2019-04-12T05:36:34.70 0.3 undecidable manual P 52 0.1043 118 -0.31 74
IV.ESML.HHZ. 2019-04-12T05:36:33.92 0.1 undecidable manual P 329 0.0594 133 -0.28 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.ESML.HHN. ML:0 0.0105519505 0.4992 AML other m 2019-04-12T05:36:36.10
IV.ESML.HHE. ML:0 0.005459978 0.16 AML other m 2019-04-12T05:36:36.29
IV.ESLN.HHE. ML:2.6 0.003901822 0.4 AML other m 2019-04-12T05:36:38.40
IV.ESLN.HHN. ML:2.6 0.0041127255 0.2592 AML other m 2019-04-12T05:36:39.60
IV.ENIC.HHE. ML:2.2 0.0020505305 0.1792 AML other m 2019-04-12T05:36:42.76
IV.ENIC.HHN. ML:2.2 0.002179711 0.24 AML other m 2019-04-12T05:36:44.13
IV.EMSG.HHN. ML:2.1 0.0006939888 0.3776 AML other m 2019-04-12T05:36:48.60
IV.EMSG.HHE. ML:2.1 0.00070160845 0.48 AML other m 2019-04-12T05:36:53.25
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
Focal Mechanism in the area
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