Earthquake with magnitude of Md 3.5 on date 11-01-1986 and time 11:00:29 (Italy) in region 2 km W Paternò (CT)

A magnitude Md 3.5 earthquake occured in region: 2 km W Paternò (CT), on

  • 11-01-1986 10:00:29 (UTC)
  • 11-01-1986 11:00:29 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.582, 14.885 at 5 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
Paternò CT 2 48228 48228
Santa Maria di Licodia CT 4 7641 55869
Biancavilla CT 7 24007 79876
Ragalna CT 7 3924 83800
Belpasso CT 8 28108 111908
Adrano CT 10 36122 148030
Motta Sant'Anastasia CT 11 12116 160146
Camporotondo Etneo CT 11 5023 165169
San Pietro Clarenza CT 12 7743 172912
Misterbianco CT 13 49410 222322
Nicolosi CT 13 7463 229785
Centuripe EN 13 5470 235255
Mascalucia CT 15 31958 267213
Gravina di Catania CT 16 25838 293051
Pedara CT 16 14102 307153
Tremestieri Etneo CT 17 20589 327742
Catenanuova EN 17 4866 332608
Sant'Agata li Battiati CT 17 9479 342087
Trecastagni CT 18 10910 352997
San Giovanni la Punta CT 19 23060 376057
Viagrande CT 19 8563 384620
San Gregorio di Catania CT 20 11966 396586
Catania CT 20 314555 711141
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 20 3524 714665

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
20 Km W of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
25 Km W of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
68 Km NW of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
73 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
74 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
77 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
80 Km NE of Gela (75827 inhabitants)
81 Km N of Modica (54633 inhabitants)
89 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
90 Km SW of Messina (238439 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 3.5 1986-01-11
10:00:29
37.582 14.885 5 2013-07-15
08:41:04
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 19919
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1986-01-11 10:00:29 ± 0.269
Latitude 37.5820 ± 0.0215
Longitude 14.8850 ± 0.0283
Depth (km) 5 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 19919

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) 3449.3
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 126
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) 0.6
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00469
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.0344
Number of stations at which the event was observed 11
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 11
Magnitude information

Md:3.5

Field Value
Value 3.5
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 19919
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 17:22:33
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.SGG.Z. 1986-01-11T10:01:31.30 10.0 undecidable manual PN 354 0.0344 2.36 0
--.TR9.Z. 1986-01-11T10:01:23.50 10.0 undecidable manual PN 4 0.0312 -0.64 0.8
--.SGO.Z. 1986-01-11T10:01:18.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 6 0.0269 0.43 1
--.ORI.Z. 1986-01-11T10:01:15.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 25 0.0247 0.78 0.8
--.FAI.Z. 1986-01-11T10:01:05.00 10.0 undecidable manual SG 252 0.0091 -0.02 0.6
--.ERC.Z. 1986-01-11T10:01:02.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 284 0.0168 -0.14 1.4
--.GR9.Z. 1986-01-11T10:01:00.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 44 0.0155 -0.24 1.4
--.PZI.Z. 1986-01-11T10:00:51.00 10.0 undecidable manual SG 174 0.0047 1.54 0.2
--.FAI.Z. 1986-01-11T10:00:50.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 252 0.0091 -0.06 1.5
--.MSI.Z. 1986-01-11T10:00:45.50 10.0 undecidable manual PG 40 0.0073 -0.91 0.9
--.GIB.Z. 1986-01-11T10:00:45.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 301 0.007 -0.95 0.9
--.RCI.Z. 1986-01-11T10:00:45.50 10.0 undecidable manual PG 48 0.0071 -0.53 1.2
--.PZI.Z. 1986-01-11T10:00:40.50 10.0 positive manual PG 174 0.0047 -0.58 2.4
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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