Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.0 on date 16-11-2020 and time 14:42:09 (Italy) in region 5 km NW Milo (CT)

A magnitude ML 2.0 earthquake occured in region: 5 km NW Milo (CT), on

  • 16-11-2020 13:42:09 (UTC)
  • 16-11-2020 14:42:09 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.76, 15.088 at 8 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
Milo CT 5 1087 1087
Sant'Alfio CT 5 1582 2669
Zafferana Etnea CT 7 9517 12186
Giarre CT 9 27659 39845
Santa Venerina CT 9 8592 48437
Mascali CT 10 14282 62719
Piedimonte Etneo CT 10 3963 66682
Linguaglossa CT 10 5403 72085
Riposto CT 11 14838 86923
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 11 9623 96546
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 14 3215 99761
Calatabiano CT 14 5308 105069
Trecastagni CT 16 10910 115979
Moio Alcantara ME 16 717 116696
Pedara CT 16 14102 130798
Gaggi ME 16 3184 133982
Francavilla di Sicilia ME 16 3945 137927
Viagrande CT 17 8563 146490
Nicolosi CT 17 7463 153953
Motta Camastra ME 17 845 154798
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 17 17984 172782
Acireale CT 18 52622 225404
Aci Catena CT 18 29851 255255
Malvagna ME 18 733 255988
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 18 3524 259512
Randazzo CT 18 10900 270412
Giardini-Naxos ME 19 9415 279827
Graniti ME 19 1492 281319
Ragalna CT 19 3924 285243

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
18 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
28 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
63 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
64 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
80 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
95 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
98 Km NE of Ragusa (73313 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 2020-11-16
13:42:09
37.7597 15.0878 8 2021-02-26
14:56:10
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 85426161
Reviewed
Rev200
ML 1.6 2020-11-16
13:42:08
37.743 15.051 5 2021-01-23
15:01:29
Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania) 84772601
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-11-16 13:42:09 ± 0.27
Latitude 37.7597 ± 0.0081
Longitude 15.0878 ± 0.0102
Depth (km) 8 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 85426161

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1001
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 333
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 222
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1000
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 140
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 13
Number of defining phases 13
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) 0.02068
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.19335
Number of stations at which the event was observed 7
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 7
Magnitudes information

ML:2

Field Value
Value 2
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 12
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 85426161
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2021-01-23 14:59:36

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 84772601
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-11-16 13:46:18
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2020-11-16T13:42:17.72 0.6 undecidable manual S 289 0.1934 111 0.31 47
IV.EMSG.HHZ. 2020-11-16T13:42:15.38 0.6 undecidable manual S 299 0.125 121 0.35 47
IV.ECTS.HHZ. 2020-11-16T13:42:15.49 0.6 undecidable manual S 12 0.125 121 0.46 46
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2020-11-16T13:42:14.13 0.3 undecidable manual P 289 0.1934 111 0.1 73
IV.EVRN.HNZ. 2020-11-16T13:42:14.27 0.6 undecidable manual S 152 0.08 133 0.64 43
IV.EMCN.HNZ. 2020-11-16T13:42:12.42 0.6 undecidable manual S 306 0.0531 144 -0.52 45
IV.ECTS.HHZ. 2020-11-16T13:42:12.52 0.3 undecidable manual P 12 0.125 121 -0.14 73
IV.EMSG.HHZ. 2020-11-16T13:42:12.60 0.3 undecidable manual P 299 0.125 121 -0.06 75
IV.ECBD.HHN. 2020-11-16T13:42:12.48 0.6 undecidable manual S 357 0.0207 165 0.08 50
IV.EVRN.HNZ. 2020-11-16T13:42:11.69 0.1 positive manual P 152 0.08 133 -0.16 98
IV.EPIT.HHN. 2020-11-16T13:42:11.60 0.1 undecidable manual P 334 0.0576 142 0.09 100
IV.EMCN.HNZ. 2020-11-16T13:42:11.15 0.1 undecidable manual P 306 0.0531 144 -0.31 96
IV.ECBD.HHN. 2020-11-16T13:42:10.97 0.1 undecidable manual P 357 0.0207 165 -0.17 99
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.EMCN.HHN. ML:2.2 0.002687872 0.2432 AML other m 2020-11-16T13:42:13.32
IV.EMCN.HNN. ML:2.2 0.002769093 0.2496 AML other m 2020-11-16T13:42:13.32
IV.EMCN.HHE. ML:2.1 0.0022447069 0.2176 AML other m 2020-11-16T13:42:13.35
IV.EVRN.HNE. ML:2.1 0.001752527 0.16 AML other m 2020-11-16T13:42:14.66
IV.EVRN.HHN. ML:2.1 0.0020524775 0.1984 AML other m 2020-11-16T13:42:14.90
IV.EVRN.HNN. ML:2.2 0.0022012615 0.1472 AML other m 2020-11-16T13:42:15.40
IV.EMCN.HNE. ML:2.1 0.0022306595 0.1408 AML other m 2020-11-16T13:42:16.41
IV.EMSG.HHN. ML:2.1 0.0012888495 0.2624 AML other m 2020-11-16T13:42:17.30
IV.EMSG.HHE. ML:1.9 0.0009435877 0.2816 AML other m 2020-11-16T13:42:18.03
IV.EVRN.HHE. ML:2.1 0.001986173 0.2176 AML other m 2020-11-16T13:42:19.20
IV.EPZF.HHN. ML:1.8 0.000410553 0.3648 AML other m 2020-11-16T13:42:20.47
IV.EPZF.HHE. ML:1.7 0.0003915225 1.2992 AML other m 2020-11-16T13:42:26.13
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