Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.3 on date 31-12-2019 and time 02:25:05 (UTC) in region 4 km E Montalbano Elicona (ME)

A magnitude ML 1.3 earthquake occured in region: 4 km E Montalbano Elicona (ME), on

  • 31-12-2019 02:25:05 (UTC)
  • 31-12-2019 03:25:05 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.02, 15.06 at 11 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
Montalbano Elicona ME 4 2287 2287
Basicò ME 5 612 2899
Tripi ME 6 873 3772
Novara di Sicilia ME 7 1337 5109
San Piero Patti ME 9 2915 8024
Roccella Valdemone ME 10 666 8690
Malvagna ME 11 733 9423
Fondachelli-Fantina ME 11 1019 10442
Mazzarrà Sant'Andrea ME 11 1531 11973
Falcone ME 12 2808 14781
Furnari ME 12 3784 18565
Oliveri ME 12 2181 20746
Librizzi ME 13 1660 22406
Moio Alcantara ME 13 717 23123
Floresta ME 13 485 23608
Raccuja ME 14 1041 24649
Santa Domenica Vittoria ME 14 980 25629
Francavilla di Sicilia ME 14 3945 29574
Rodì Milici ME 15 2056 31630
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 16 3215 34845
Ucria ME 16 1058 35903
Patti ME 16 13431 49334
Montagnareale ME 16 1615 50949
Castroreale ME 17 2504 53453
Terme Vigliatore ME 17 7395 60848
Motta Camastra ME 17 845 61693
Antillo ME 17 919 62612
Randazzo CT 18 10900 73512
Sant'Angelo di Brolo ME 19 3090 76602
Sinagra ME 20 2705 79307

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
46 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
48 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
53 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
57 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
Recent and historical Seismicity
Seismic hazard
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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Rev 1000 ML 1.3 2019-12-31
02:25:05
38.01 15.06 11 2020-02-28
16:42:17
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 75195281
Rev 100 ML 1.3 2019-12-31
02:25:05
38.02 15.06 9 2019-12-31
02:43:17
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 75134471
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-12-31 02:25:05 ± 0.12
Latitude 38.01 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.06 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 11 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 75195281

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 878
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 651
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 183
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 880
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 10
Number of defining phases 10
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) 0.14569
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.268
Number of stations at which the event was observed 6
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 6
Magnitudes information

ML:1.3

Field Value
Value 1.3
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 75195281
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-01-24 09:12:05

ML:1.3

Field Value
Value 1.3
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 75134471
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-12-31 02:43:17
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2019-12-31T02:25:16.31 0.6 undecidable manual S 60 0.268 50 0.24 49
IV.EMSG.HHZ. 2019-12-31T02:25:15.02 0.6 undecidable manual S 203 0.2113 50 0.65 42
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2019-12-31T02:25:12.39 0.6 undecidable manual S 281 0.1457 124 0.05 49
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2019-12-31T02:25:12.23 0.6 undecidable manual S 107 0.1457 124 -0.11 49
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2019-12-31T02:25:11.82 0.1 undecidable manual P 60 0.268 50 0.18 97
IV.EMSG.HHZ. 2019-12-31T02:25:10.68 0.3 undecidable manual P 203 0.2113 50 0.02 74
IV.EPIT.HHN. 2019-12-31T02:25:10.86 0.3 undecidable manual P 180 0.2032 50 0.33 69
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2019-12-31T02:25:10.90 0.1 undecidable manual P 220 0.2464 50 -0.37 89
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2019-12-31T02:25:09.46 0.1 undecidable manual P 281 0.1457 124 -0.03 100
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2019-12-31T02:25:09.23 0.1 positive manual P 107 0.1457 124 -0.26 98
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:1.6 0.0003135 0.18 AML other m 2019-12-31T02:25:12.50
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:1.2 0.000146 0.46 AML other m 2019-12-31T02:25:12.76
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:1.2 0.000154 0.16 AML other m 2019-12-31T02:25:13.09
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:1.1 0.0001008 0.48 AML other m 2019-12-31T02:25:13.63
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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