Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.9 on date 03-03-1985 and time 01:52:15 (Italy) in region 1 km W Santa Venerina (CT)

A magnitude Md 2.9 earthquake occured in region: 1 km W Santa Venerina (CT), on

  • 03-03-1985 00:52:15 (UTC)
  • 03-03-1985 01:52:15 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.68, 15.12 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
Santa Venerina CT 1 8592 8592
Zafferana Etnea CT 2 9517 18109
Milo CT 5 1087 19196
Sant'Alfio CT 7 1582 20778
Giarre CT 8 27659 48437
Trecastagni CT 8 10910 59347
Viagrande CT 8 8563 67910
Aci Sant'Antonio CT 8 17984 85894
Acireale CT 9 52622 138516
Aci Catena CT 9 29851 168367
Riposto CT 9 14838 183205
Pedara CT 9 14102 197307
Aci Bonaccorsi CT 9 3524 200831
Mascali CT 11 14282 215113
Nicolosi CT 11 7463 222576
Valverde CT 11 7840 230416
San Giovanni la Punta CT 12 23060 253476
Tremestieri Etneo CT 13 20589 274065
San Gregorio di Catania CT 13 11966 286031
Mascalucia CT 14 31958 317989
Aci Castello CT 14 18723 336712
Sant'Agata li Battiati CT 14 9479 346191
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 14 9623 355814
Gravina di Catania CT 15 25838 381652
Piedimonte Etneo CT 15 3963 385615
San Pietro Clarenza CT 15 7743 393358
Belpasso CT 16 28108 421466
Camporotondo Etneo CT 17 5023 426489
Ragalna CT 17 3924 430413
Linguaglossa CT 18 5403 435816
Calatabiano CT 18 5308 441124

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
9 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
20 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
66 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
68 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
71 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
91 Km NE of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
96 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
97 Km NE of Vittoria (63339 inhabitants)
97 Km NE of Modica (54633 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
Rev 1000 Md 2.9 1985-03-03
00:52:15
37.68 15.13 10 2013-07-15
08:41:04
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 2879
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1985-03-03 00:52:15 ± 1.191
Latitude 37.68 ± 0.05
Longitude 15.13 ± 0.10
Depth (km) 10 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 2879

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) 10235.7
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 171
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 8
Number of defining phases 8
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 1.7
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00599
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.02315
Number of stations at which the event was observed 5
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 5
Magnitude information

Md:2.9

Field Value
Value 2.9
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 2879
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 17:07:44
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.FA1.Z. 1985-03-03T00:52:59.00 10.0 undecidable manual SN 250 0.011 3.97 0.1
--.ORI.Z. 1985-03-03T00:52:57.50 10.0 undecidable manual PN 22 0.0232 0.63 1.1
--.ERC.Z. 1985-03-03T00:52:50.50 10.0 undecidable manual PN 280 0.0183 1.13 1.2
--.GIB.Z. 1985-03-03T00:52:46.80 10.0 undecidable manual SG 289 0.0083 -0.03 1
--.PA1.Z. 1985-03-03T00:52:39.00 10.0 undecidable manual SG 194 0.006 0.07 1
--.FA1.Z. 1985-03-03T00:52:37.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 250 0.011 -1.28 1.4
--.GIB.Z. 1985-03-03T00:52:30.30 10.0 undecidable manual PG 289 0.0083 -3.25 1.1
--.PA1.Z. 1985-03-03T00:52:26.80 10.0 undecidable manual PG 194 0.006 -2.19 1
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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