Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.0 on date 31-01-2020 and time 10:34:10 (Italy) in region 1 km NW Misterbianco (CT)

A magnitude ML 2.0 earthquake occured in region: 1 km NW Misterbianco (CT), on

  • 31-01-2020 09:34:10 (UTC)
  • 31-01-2020 10:34:10 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.53, 15 at 7 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
Misterbianco CT 1 49410 49410
Motta Sant'Anastasia CT 3 12116 61526
Camporotondo Etneo CT 5 5023 66549
San Pietro Clarenza CT 6 7743 74292
Gravina di Catania CT 7 25838 100130
Mascalucia CT 7 31958 132088
Belpasso CT 8 28108 160196
Catania CT 8 314555 474751
Sant'Agata li Battiati CT 8 9479 484230
Tremestieri Etneo CT 8 20589 504819
San Giovanni la Punta CT 10 23060 527879
Nicolosi CT 10 7463 535342
San Gregorio di Catania CT 10 11966 547308
PaternĂ² CT 11 48228 595536
Pedara CT 12 14102 609638
Trecastagni CT 12 10910 620548
Valverde CT 12 7840 628388
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 12 3524 631912
Viagrande CT 13 8563 640475
Ragalna CT 13 3924 644399
Aci Castello CT 13 18723 663122
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 14 17984 681106
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 14 7641 688747
Aci Catena CT 15 29851 718598
Biancavilla CT 17 24007 742605
Acireale CT 18 52622 795227

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
8 Km W of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
18 Km SW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
58 Km NW of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
71 Km NE of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
76 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
77 Km N of Modica (54633 inhabitants)
83 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
84 Km NE of Gela (75827 inhabitants)
86 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
89 Km SW of Messina (238439 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
Bulletin
Rev1000
ML 2.0 2020-01-31
09:34:10
37.53 15 7 2020-07-18
21:08:36
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 78988991
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.9 2020-01-31
09:34:11
37.49 14.98 10 2020-01-31
09:50:08
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 76062881
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-01-31 09:34:10 ± 0.31
Latitude 37.53 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.00 ± 0.02
Depth (km) 7 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 78988991

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 2009
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 128
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 110
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 2010
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 180
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 19
Number of defining phases 9
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.46
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.41549
Number of stations at which the event was observed 16
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 6
Magnitudes information

ML:2

Field Value
Value 2
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 78988991
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-05-09 17:10:54

ML:1.9

Field Value
Value 1.9
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 76062881
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-01-31 09:50:08
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.FOSV.EHZ. 2020-01-31T09:35:58.94 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 10.35 0
IV.EL6.EHZ. 2020-01-31T09:35:57.82 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 9.69 0
IV.MMUR.HNZ. 2020-01-31T09:35:50.72 3.0 undecidable manual Pn 0.83 0
IV.TOLF.HHZ. 2020-01-31T09:35:48.40 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 12.65 0
IT.RMVT.HGZ. 2020-01-31T09:35:38.81 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 6.52 0
IV.RMP.HHZ. 2020-01-31T09:35:35.32 3.0 negative manual Pg 5.73 0
IV.SENA.HHZ. 2020-01-31T09:35:29.91 3.0 undecidable manual Pn -6.62 0
IV.PTRJ.HNZ. 2020-01-31T09:35:24.83 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 5.8 0
IV.PIPA.HHZ. 2020-01-31T09:34:59.86 3.0 positive manual Pg 1.09 0
IV.CAR1.HHZ. 2020-01-31T09:34:49.01 3.0 undecidable manual Pg -3.8 0
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2020-01-31T09:34:25.01 0.6 undecidable manual S 171 0.3723 50 0.24 48
IV.HAGA.HHZ. 2020-01-31T09:34:20.94 0.3 undecidable manual S 153 0.2698 103 -0.12 76
IV.HVZN.HHE. 2020-01-31T09:34:19.52 0.3 undecidable manual P 213 0.4155 50 0.09 74
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2020-01-31T09:34:18.15 0.3 undecidable manual P 171 0.3723 50 -0.54 67
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2020-01-31T09:34:18.12 0.3 undecidable manual S 210 0.205 107 -0.54 70
IV.HAGA.HHZ. 2020-01-31T09:34:17.12 0.3 undecidable manual P 153 0.2698 103 0.57 68
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2020-01-31T09:34:15.86 0.1 undecidable manual P 210 0.205 107 0.69 87
IT.LNT.HGZ. 2020-01-31T09:34:15.65 0.1 undecidable manual P 180 0.2374 105 -0.2 100
IV.EVRN.HNN. 2020-01-31T09:34:14.74 0.3 undecidable manual P 33 0.1943 108 -0.19 76
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.HLNI.HHE. ML:2.2 0.0009999841 0.4224 AML other m 2020-01-31T09:34:18.34
IV.HLNI.HHN. ML:1.8 0.0004873524 0.3008 AML other m 2020-01-31T09:34:21.20
IV.HAGA.HHN. ML:1.7 0.0002364676 0.544 AML other m 2020-01-31T09:34:23.26
IV.HAGA.HHE. ML:1.7 0.0002662064 0.5376 AML other m 2020-01-31T09:34:26.60
IV.SSY.HHN. ML:2.4 0.0009038942 1.5648 AML other m 2020-01-31T09:34:28.01
IV.SSY.HHE. ML:2.2 0.0005494487 1.4048 AML other m 2020-01-31T09:34:30.76
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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