Earthquake with magnitude of Md 3.0 on date 29-04-2000 and time 15:54:49 (Italy) in region Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina)

A magnitude Md 3.0 earthquake occured in region: Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina), on

  • 29-04-2000 13:54:49 (UTC)
  • 29-04-2000 15:54:49 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.34, 15.31 at 175 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
Venetico ME 14 3911 3911
Spadafora ME 14 5021 8932
Milazzo ME 14 31646 40578
Villafranca Tirrena ME 15 8584 49162
Torregrotta ME 16 7431 56593
Valdina ME 17 1355 57948
Pace del Mela ME 17 6239 64187
CondrĂ² ME 18 493 64680
Roccavaldina ME 18 1133 65813
San Filippo del Mela ME 19 7115 72928
Saponara ME 19 3988 76916
Gualtieri SicaminĂ² ME 19 1807 78723
Merì ME 19 2338 81061
San Pier Niceto ME 20 2837 83898

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
27 Km NW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
38 Km NW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
81 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
95 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
Recent and historical Seismicity
Seismic hazard
Shakemap
Felt maps
Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Rev 1000 Md 3.0
ML-VAX 2.4
2000-04-29
13:54:49
38.34 15.31 175 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 389089
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2000-04-29 13:54:49 ± 0.895
Latitude 38.34 ± 0.03
Longitude 15.31 ± 0.06
Depth (km) 175 ± 9 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 389089

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) 6320.5
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 49
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 26
Number of defining phases 26
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.5
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00202
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.02776
Number of stations at which the event was observed 23
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 23
Magnitudes information

Md:3

Field Value
Value 3
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 5
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 389089
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 23:05:45

ML:2.4

Field Value
Value 2.4
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 5
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 389089
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2015-04-28 13:07:13
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.SMB1.Z. 2000-04-29T13:55:39.83 10.0 undecidable manual P 351 0.0278 0.34 0.6
--.LCI.Z. 2000-04-29T13:55:36.43 10.0 undecidable manual P 46 0.0265 -1.23 0.4
--.VTB1.Z. 2000-04-29T13:55:36.75 10.0 undecidable manual P 349 0.026 -0.31 0.7
--.BRT.Z. 2000-04-29T13:55:35.32 10.0 positive manual P 28 0.0261 -1.86 0.2
--.CI9.Z. 2000-04-29T13:55:33.40 10.0 negative manual P 355 0.0227 0.69 1
--.SOI.Z. 2000-04-29T13:55:32.28 10.0 undecidable manual S 114 0.0057 -0.47 0.3
--.MU9.Z. 2000-04-29T13:55:32.15 10.0 undecidable manual P 3 0.0218 0.71 0.5
--.MO9.Z. 2000-04-29T13:55:32.95 10.0 undecidable manual S 138 0.004 1.75 0.1
--.SC9.Z. 2000-04-29T13:55:29.60 10.0 undecidable manual S 104 0.0029 -1.4 0
--.SGO.Z. 2000-04-29T13:55:29.90 10.0 positive manual P 0 0.02 0.09 1.9
--.SL9.Z. 2000-04-29T13:55:27.60 10.0 undecidable manual P 6 0.0185 -0.2 1
--.ORI.Z. 2000-04-29T13:55:27.70 10.0 undecidable manual P 26 0.0173 1.39 0.1
--.CLTB.Z. 2000-04-29T13:55:24.33 10.0 undecidable manual P 246 0.0164 -0.19 1
--.TDS.Z. 2000-04-29T13:55:21.49 10.0 positive manual P 30 0.0138 -0.17 2.3
--.PZI.Z. 2000-04-29T13:55:19.68 10.0 undecidable manual P 192 0.0117 0.24 1
--.MEU.Z. 2000-04-29T13:55:19.27 10.0 negative manual P 197 0.0115 0.09 2.3
--.GRI.Z. 2000-04-29T13:55:17.52 10.0 undecidable manual P 60 0.0089 0.78 0.5
--.AU9.Z. 2000-04-29T13:55:17.90 10.0 undecidable manual P 183 0.0097 -0.38 1.1
--.CS9.Z. 2000-04-29T13:55:16.40 10.0 undecidable manual P 248 0.0095 -0.82 0.5
--.GIB.Z. 2000-04-29T13:55:16.47 10.0 undecidable manual P 251 0.0096 -0.86 0.5
--.SOI.Z. 2000-04-29T13:55:14.91 10.0 negative manual P 114 0.0057 0.5 1.7
--.MNO.Z. 2000-04-29T13:55:14.92 10.0 negative manual P 230 0.0057 0.56 2
--.MO9.Z. 2000-04-29T13:55:13.93 10.0 undecidable manual P 138 0.004 0.42 1
--.SA1.Z. 2000-04-29T13:55:13.30 10.0 undecidable manual P 301 0.0039 -0.44 0.8
--.SC9.Z. 2000-04-29T13:55:12.80 10.0 negative manual P 104 0.0029 -0.29 2.2
--.MSI.Z. 2000-04-29T13:55:12.56 10.0 positive manual P 124 0.002 -0.29 2.2
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