Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.8 on date 13-06-1985 and time 14:14:12 (UTC) in region Costa Catanese (Catania)

A magnitude Md 2.8 earthquake occured in region: Costa Catanese (Catania), on

  • 13-06-1985 14:14:12 (UTC)
  • 13-06-1985 16:14:12 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.732, 15.345 at 10 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
Riposto CT 12 14838 14838
Mascali CT 13 14282 29120
Giardini-Naxos ME 14 9415 38535
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 14 9623 48158
Giarre CT 14 27659 75817
Taormina ME 14 10960 86777
Calatabiano CT 15 5308 92085
Castelmola ME 15 1088 93173
Letojanni ME 17 2861 96034
Piedimonte Etneo CT 17 3963 99997
Sant'Alfio CT 18 1582 101579
Gaggi ME 18 3184 104763
Santa Venerina CT 19 8592 113355
Gallodoro ME 20 367 113722

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
21 Km NE of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
34 Km NE of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
50 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
55 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
75 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
Recent and historical seismicity
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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Bulletin
Rev1000
Md 2.8 1985-06-13
14:14:12
37.732 15.345 10 2013-07-15
08:41:04
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 8459
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1985-06-13 14:14:12 ± 1.381
Latitude 37.7320 ± 0.0374
Longitude 15.3450 ± 0.1061
Depth (km) 10 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 8459

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description horizontal uncertainty
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter)
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter)
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi)
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 10213.6
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 281
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 6
Number of defining phases 6
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.7
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00696
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.01263
Number of stations at which the event was observed 3
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 3
Magnitude information

Md:2.8

Field Value
Value 2.8
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 8459
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 17:12:29
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.FA1.Z. 1985-06-13T14:14:55.50 10.0 undecidable manual SN 251 0.0126 -1.38 0.2
--.GIB.Z. 1985-06-13T14:14:49.50 10.0 undecidable manual SN 284 0.0096 0.57 1
--.PA1.Z. 1985-06-13T14:14:40.50 10.0 undecidable manual SG 205 0.007 0.59 0.7
--.FA1.Z. 1985-06-13T14:14:39.50 10.0 undecidable manual PN 251 0.0126 1.18 0.7
--.GIB.Z. 1985-06-13T14:14:33.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 284 0.0096 -0.73 1.5
--.PA1.Z. 1985-06-13T14:14:28.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 205 0.007 -0.53 1.8
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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