Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.0 on date 04-02-2020 and time 13:45:25 (Italy) in region Costa Catanese (Catania)

A magnitude ML 2.0 earthquake occured in region: Costa Catanese (Catania), on

  • 04-02-2020 12:45:25 (UTC)
  • 04-02-2020 13:45:25 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.63, 15.28 at 3 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV.

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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
Acireale CT 10 52622 52622
Aci Catena CT 12 29851 82473
Riposto CT 13 14838 97311
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 14 17984 115295
Giarre CT 14 27659 142954
Santa Venerina CT 14 8592 151546
Aci Castello CT 14 18723 170269
Valverde CT 15 7840 178109
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 15 3524 181633
Mascali CT 16 14282 195915
Viagrande CT 16 8563 204478
San Gregorio di Catania CT 17 11966 216444
Zafferana Etnea CT 17 9517 225961
San Giovanni la Punta CT 17 23060 249021
Sant'Alfio CT 17 1582 250603
Trecastagni CT 18 10910 261513
Milo CT 18 1087 262600
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 19 9623 272223
Tremestieri Etneo CT 19 20589 292812
Pedara CT 19 14102 306914
Sant'Agata li Battiati CT 19 9479 316393

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
10 Km E of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
22 Km NE of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
62 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
63 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
67 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
92 Km NE of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
97 Km NE of Modica (54633 inhabitants)
100 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
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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 2020-02-04
12:45:25
37.63 15.28 3 2020-07-18
21:08:31
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 77986081
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-02-04 12:45:25 ± 0.15
Latitude 37.63 ± 0.00
Longitude 15.28 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 3 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 77986081

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 770
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 520
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 285
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 770
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 142
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 24
Number of defining phases 23
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.27
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.75453
Number of stations at which the event was observed 17
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 16
Magnitude information

ML:2

Field Value
Value 2
Uncertainty 0.4
Num. used stations 8
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 77986081
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-04-07 14:17:42
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2020-02-04T12:45:45.04 0.6 undecidable manual S 199 0.5009 50 -0.04 46
IV.SOI.EHE. 2020-02-04T12:45:41.68 0.6 undecidable manual P 54 0.7545 50 0.33 41
IV.HAGA.HHE. 2020-02-04T12:45:40.46 0.6 undecidable manual S 196 0.3597 94 0.6 42
IV.GMB.BHE. 2020-02-04T12:45:40.77 0.3 undecidable manual P 39 0.6898 50 0.53 60
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2020-02-04T12:45:39.07 0.6 undecidable manual S 354 0.3417 94 -0.08 47
IV.MTTG.HHE. 2020-02-04T12:45:37.10 0.3 undecidable manual P 42 0.4982 50 0.14 68
IV.EPIT.HHZ. 2020-02-04T12:45:36.55 0.6 undecidable manual S 316 0.2509 96 0.86 38
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2020-02-04T12:45:36.60 0.6 undecidable manual P 199 0.5009 50 -0.4 43
IV.MPNC.HHE. 2020-02-04T12:45:36.98 0.6 undecidable manual P 6 0.518 50 -0.32 44
IV.ESLN.HHZ. 2020-02-04T12:45:35.62 0.3 undecidable manual S 285 0.2482 96 0.03 73
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2020-02-04T12:45:35.20 0.6 undecidable manual P 229 0.429 93 -0.32 44
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2020-02-04T12:45:34.43 0.3 undecidable manual P 300 0.3849 94 -0.11 70
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2020-02-04T12:45:33.21 0.1 negative manual P 354 0.3417 94 -0.37 89
IV.HAGA.HHE. 2020-02-04T12:45:33.99 0.3 undecidable manual P 196 0.3597 94 0 72
IV.EMSG.HHZ. 2020-02-04T12:45:32.88 0.6 undecidable manual P 306 0.3211 95 -0.26 46
IV.ECHR.HNZ. 2020-02-04T12:45:32.46 0.6 undecidable manual P 281 0.2941 95 -0.08 48
IV.ESLN.HHZ. 2020-02-04T12:45:31.25 0.3 undecidable manual P 285 0.2482 96 -0.27 70
IV.EPIT.HHZ. 2020-02-04T12:45:31.63 0.3 undecidable manual P 316 0.2509 96 0.05 73
IV.EMCN.. 2020-02-04T12:45:31.48 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 0
IV.ENIC.HHZ. 2020-02-04T12:45:30.86 0.6 undecidable manual P 270 0.2032 97 0.34 46
IV.EVRN.HNZ. 2020-02-04T12:45:30.93 0.3 undecidable manual S 297 0.1268 101 -0.03 75
IV.EPOZ.HHZ. 2020-02-04T12:45:29.78 0.3 undecidable manual S 300 0.0818 107 0.51 68
IV.EVRN.HNZ. 2020-02-04T12:45:28.50 0.1 negative manual P 297 0.1268 101 -0.35 94
IV.EPOZ.HHZ. 2020-02-04T12:45:27.81 0.1 negative manual P 300 0.0818 107 -0.07 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.SSY.HHN. ML:0 0.0008425 0.64 AML other m 2020-02-04T12:45:48.48
IV.EPOZ.HHE. ML:2.5 0.0068371135 0.1216 AML other m 2020-02-04T12:45:31.27
IV.EPOZ.HHN. ML:2.7 0.0094658705 0.2176 AML other m 2020-02-04T12:45:30.93
IV.EMSG.HHN. ML:2.4 0.001103152 0.416 AML other m 2020-02-04T12:45:47.42
IV.EMSG.HHE. ML:2.4 0.00101762605 0.6016 AML other m 2020-02-04T12:45:48.24
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:1.8 0.00023163515 0.2816 AML other m 2020-02-04T12:45:42.43
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:1.7 0.0001803913 0.416 AML other m 2020-02-04T12:45:41.07
IV.HLNI.HHE. ML:1.3 5.39394E-5 0.2624 AML other m 2020-02-04T12:45:47.16
IV.HLNI.HHN. ML:1.4 6.6320805E-5 0.1792 AML other m 2020-02-04T12:45:46.63
IV.SSY.HHE. ML:2.2 0.0003606837 0.5184 AML other m 2020-02-04T12:45:47.37
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