Earthquake with magnitude of Md 3.2 on date 11-11-1985 and time 04:49:04 (Italy) in region 7 km W Zafferana Etnea (CT)

A magnitude Md 3.2 earthquake occured in region: 7 km W Zafferana Etnea (CT), on

  • 11-11-1985 03:49:04 (UTC)
  • 11-11-1985 04:49:04 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.702, 15.023 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
Zafferana Etnea CT 7 9517 9517
Milo CT 9 1087 10604
Nicolosi CT 10 7463 18067
Pedara CT 10 14102 32169
Santa Venerina CT 10 8592 40761
Trecastagni CT 11 10910 51671
Ragalna CT 11 3924 55595
Sant'Alfio CT 12 1582 57177
Viagrande CT 12 8563 65740
Belpasso CT 13 28108 93848
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 14 3524 97372
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 14 17984 115356
San Pietro Clarenza CT 14 7743 123099
Mascalucia CT 15 31958 155057
Giarre CT 15 27659 182716
Tremestieri Etneo CT 15 20589 203305
Camporotondo Etneo CT 15 5023 208328
Biancavilla CT 15 24007 232335
San Giovanni la Punta CT 15 23060 255395
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 15 7641 263036
Aci Catena CT 15 29851 292887
Gravina di Catania CT 16 25838 318725
Acireale CT 16 52622 371347
Valverde CT 16 7840 379187
Riposto CT 16 14838 394025
Mascali CT 17 14282 408307
Sant'Agata li Battiati CT 17 9479 417786
San Gregorio di Catania CT 17 11966 429752
Adrano CT 17 36122 465874
PaternĂ² CT 17 48228 514102
Piedimonte Etneo CT 18 3963 518065
Linguaglossa CT 19 5403 523468
Bronte CT 19 19172 542640
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 19 9623 552263
Aci Castello CT 19 18723 570986
Maletto CT 20 3920 574906
Misterbianco CT 20 49410 624316

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
16 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
23 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
71 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
72 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
75 Km NW of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
88 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
90 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
94 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
96 Km N of Modica (54633 inhabitants)
98 Km NE of Gela (75827 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 3.2 1985-11-11
03:49:04
37.702 15.023 10 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 15509
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1985-11-11 03:49:04 ± 0.369
Latitude 37.7020 ± 0.0241
Longitude 15.0230 ± 0.0379
Depth (km) 10 ± 5 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 15509

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) 4277.6
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 133
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 15
Number of defining phases 15
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.8
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00583
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.03214
Number of stations at which the event was observed 12
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 12
Magnitude information

Md:3.2

Field Value
Value 3.2
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 15509
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 17:18:14
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.BRT.Z. 1985-11-11T03:49:59.20 10.0 undecidable manual PN 26 0.0321 -0.29 0.6
--.SGO.Z. 1985-11-11T03:49:50.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 4 0.0257 0.21 0.9
--.ORI.Z. 1985-11-11T03:49:47.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 24 0.0233 0.92 1.2
--.CSI.Z. 1985-11-11T03:49:42.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 24 0.0207 -0.11 0.9
--.DR2.Z. 1985-11-11T03:49:41.60 10.0 undecidable manual SN 36 0.0106 -1.4 0.2
--.MMN.Z. 1985-11-11T03:49:40.80 10.0 undecidable manual PN 18 0.0208 -1.42 0.4
--.CZI.Z. 1985-11-11T03:49:33.40 10.0 undecidable manual PN 29 0.0157 -1.05 1.3
--.GIB.Z. 1985-11-11T03:49:32.00 10.0 undecidable manual SG 290 0.0075 -1.19 0.2
--.PA1.Z. 1985-11-11T03:49:27.50 10.0 undecidable manual SG 187 0.0061 -0.51 0.6
--.FA1.Z. 1985-11-11T03:49:27.20 10.0 undecidable manual PN 248 0.0104 0.87 1.6
--.DR2.Z. 1985-11-11T03:49:26.80 10.0 undecidable manual PN 36 0.0106 0.11 1.3
--.MSI.Z. 1985-11-11T03:49:19.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 39 0.0058 1.37 1.6
--.GIB.Z. 1985-11-11T03:49:19.80 10.0 undecidable manual PG 290 0.0075 -1.23 0.6
--.GA2.Z. 1985-11-11T03:49:19.50 10.0 undecidable manual PG 53 0.007 -0.64 2
--.PA1.Z. 1985-11-11T03:49:18.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 187 0.0061 -0.04 1.6
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