Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.9 on date 28-03-2016 and time 15:40:05 (Italy) in region Costa Catanese (Catania)

A magnitude ML 1.9 earthquake occured in region: Costa Catanese (Catania), on

  • 28-03-2016 13:40:05 (UTC)
  • 28-03-2016 15:40:05 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.479, 15.55 at 28 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

No Italian municipalities within 20 km distance.

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
37 Km E of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
41 Km E of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
52 Km NE of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
71 Km S of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
80 Km S of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
95 Km NE of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
98 Km NE of Modica (54633 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 1.9 2016-03-28
13:40:05
37.4792 15.5497 29 2016-05-17
13:17:59
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 24670961
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.9 2016-03-28
13:40:04
37.4753 15.5652 30 2016-03-28
13:47:15
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 24014911
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2016-03-28 13:40:05 ± 0.16
Latitude 37.4792 ± 0.0081
Longitude 15.5497 ± 0.0136
Depth (km) 29 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 24670961

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1150
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 807
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 300
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1150
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 177
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 23
Number of defining phases 23
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.26
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.33904
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 1.1961
Number of stations at which the event was observed 13
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 13
Magnitudes information

ML:1.9

Field Value
Value 1.9
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 7
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 24670961
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2016-05-10 08:49:11

ML:1.9

Field Value
Value 1.9
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 7
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 24014911
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2016-03-28 13:47:15
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.HMDC.HHZ. 2016-03-28T13:40:31.99 0.6 undecidable manual S 230 0.8013 103 0.22 45
IV.MEU.SHZ. 2016-03-28T13:40:28.54 0.6 undecidable manual S 237 0.6799 105 0.26 46
IV.HAVL.HHZ. 2016-03-28T13:40:27.35 0.6 undecidable manual S 213 0.6205 107 0.76 40
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2016-03-28T13:40:27.92 0.6 undecidable manual S 329 0.6376 106 0.84 36
IV.PLAC.HHE. 2016-03-28T13:40:27.37 1.0 undecidable manual P 36 1.1961 54 0.77 17
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2016-03-28T13:40:24.75 0.3 undecidable manual S 257 0.554 109 0.05 73
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2016-03-28T13:40:24.88 0.3 undecidable manual S 333 0.5522 109 0.23 68
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2016-03-28T13:40:23.32 0.3 undecidable manual S 230 0.4964 112 0.21 72
IV.HMDC.HHZ. 2016-03-28T13:40:20.30 0.1 undecidable manual P 230 0.8013 103 -0.17 88
IV.HAGA.HHZ. 2016-03-28T13:40:19.84 0.3 undecidable manual S 238 0.3687 119 0.16 74
IV.SOI.EHE. 2016-03-28T13:40:19.52 0.6 undecidable manual P 34 0.715 105 0.49 42
IV.AGST.EHZ. 2016-03-28T13:40:19.06 0.1 undecidable manual S 229 0.339 122 0.12 100
IV.MSRU.HHE. 2016-03-28T13:40:19.58 0.6 undecidable manual P 358 0.7851 103 -0.62 41
IV.EPOZ.HHZ. 2016-03-28T13:40:18.87 0.6 undecidable manual S 304 0.3444 121 -0.2 50
IV.MEU.SHZ. 2016-03-28T13:40:18.13 0.3 undecidable manual P 237 0.6799 105 -0.33 66
IV.HAVL.HHZ. 2016-03-28T13:40:17.51 0.3 undecidable manual P 213 0.6205 107 0.03 72
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2016-03-28T13:40:17.76 0.1 undecidable manual P 329 0.6376 106 0 95
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2016-03-28T13:40:16.21 0.1 negative manual P 333 0.5522 109 -0.15 96
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2016-03-28T13:40:16.08 0.1 positive manual P 257 0.554 109 -0.31 91
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2016-03-28T13:40:15.33 0.1 positive manual P 230 0.4964 112 -0.14 95
IV.HAGA.HHZ. 2016-03-28T13:40:13.28 0.1 positive manual P 238 0.3687 119 -0.21 96
IV.AGST.EHZ. 2016-03-28T13:40:12.93 0.1 undecidable manual P 229 0.339 122 -0.13 99
IV.EPOZ.HHZ. 2016-03-28T13:40:12.86 0.6 undecidable manual P 304 0.3444 121 -0.28 48
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.AGST.EHN. ML:2.2 0.000488 0.38 AML other m 2016-03-28T13:40:19.22
IV.AGST.EHE. ML:2 0.0003195 0.36 AML other m 2016-03-28T13:40:19.39
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:1.6 6.55E-5 0.2 AML other m 2016-03-28T13:40:16.57
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:1.4 5.185E-5 0.4 AML other m 2016-03-28T13:40:25.26
IV.HAVL.HHE. ML:1.8 0.0001058 1.36 AML other m 2016-03-28T13:40:29.59
IV.HAVL.HHN. ML:2 0.0001755 0.84 AML other m 2016-03-28T13:40:30.47
IV.HLNI.HHN. ML:1.7 8.47E-5 0.8 AML other m 2016-03-28T13:40:24.89
IV.HLNI.HHE. ML:1.8 0.00010485 0.78 AML other m 2016-03-28T13:40:24.87
IV.HMDC.HHN. ML:1.8 6.865E-5 0.74 AML other m 2016-03-28T13:40:32.06
IV.HMDC.HHE. ML:1.8 7.705E-5 1.12 AML other m 2016-03-28T13:40:38.48
IV.NOV.HHE. ML:1.8 9.71E-5 1.5 AML other m 2016-03-28T13:41:18.71
IV.NOV.HHN. ML:1.7 7.5E-5 1.5 AML other m 2016-03-28T13:41:19.95
IV.SSY.HHE. ML:2 0.000196 0.22 AML other m 2016-03-28T13:40:23.90
IV.SSY.HHN. ML:2.3 0.000359 1.28 AML other m 2016-03-28T13:40:23.67
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