Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.6 on date 09-07-2017 and time 19:20:18 (Italy) in region Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.6 earthquake occured in region: Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina), on

  • 09-07-2017 17:20:18 (UTC)
  • 09-07-2017 19:20:18 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.2, 14.85 at 121 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
Piraino ME 4 3962 3962
Brolo ME 5 5783 9745
Gioiosa Marea ME 5 7074 16819
Sant'Angelo di Brolo ME 10 3090 19909
Naso ME 10 3813 23722
Ficarra ME 10 1469 25191
Capo d'Orlando ME 10 13254 38445
Montagnareale ME 11 1615 40060
Patti ME 12 13431 53491
Sinagra ME 13 2705 56196
Castell'Umberto ME 13 3128 59324
Librizzi ME 15 1660 60984
Mirto ME 15 974 61958
San Salvatore di Fitalia ME 15 1319 63277
Capri Leone ME 16 4515 67792
Frazzanò ME 16 711 68503
Raccuja ME 17 1041 69544
Ucria ME 17 1058 70602
Tortorici ME 19 6435 77037
Torrenova ME 19 4386 81423
San Marco d'Alunzio ME 19 1996 83419
San Piero Patti ME 19 2915 86334
Galati Mamertino ME 19 2627 88961

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
62 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
70 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
71 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
80 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 ML 1.6 2017-07-09
17:20:18
38.2 14.85 121 2018-07-06
12:40:18
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 52570961
Rev 100 ML 1.8 2017-07-09
17:20:18
38.19 14.87 124 2017-07-09
17:40:54
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 47702701
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2017-07-09 17:20:18 ± 0.35
Latitude 38.20 ± 0.01
Longitude 14.85 ± 0.02
Depth (km) 121 ± 3 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 52570961

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 2110
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 527
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 309
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 2110
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 185
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 27
Number of defining phases 16
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.31
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 1.66375
Number of stations at which the event was observed 19
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 9
Magnitudes information

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0
Num. used stations 2
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 52570961
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2017-12-18 10:42:19

ML:1.8

Field Value
Value 1.8
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 47702701
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2017-07-09 17:40:54
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.SARZ.HHZ. 2017-07-09T17:21:14.47 3.0 undecidable manual Sg 12.19 0
IV.ZONE.HHZ. 2017-07-09T17:21:10.58 3.0 undecidable manual Sg 9.59 0
IV.PLAC.HHZ. 2017-07-09T17:21:03.23 0.3 undecidable manual S 78 1.2716 126 0.44 56
IV.MEU.SHZ. 2017-07-09T17:20:59.94 0.3 undecidable manual S 181 1.0855 131 0.63 56
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2017-07-09T17:20:56.21 0.3 undecidable manual S 63 0.9092 137 -0.08 67
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2017-07-09T17:20:56.76 0.3 undecidable manual S 97 0.956 135 -0.29 63
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2017-07-09T17:20:54.96 0.3 undecidable manual S 179 0.8481 139 -0.33 64
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2017-07-09T17:20:51.09 0.6 undecidable manual S 205 0.5342 152 0.11 48
IV.SERS.HHZ. 2017-07-09T17:20:49.13 0.3 undecidable manual P 59 1.6637 119 0.28 49
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2017-07-09T17:20:48.16 0.6 undecidable manual S 30 0.2068 168 -0.11 51
IV.PLAC.HHZ. 2017-07-09T17:20:44.28 0.3 undecidable manual P 78 1.2716 126 0 62
IV.RAFF.HHZ. 2017-07-09T17:20:42.06 0.1 negative manual P 202 1.0468 132 0.18 84
IV.MEU.SHZ. 2017-07-09T17:20:41.98 0.3 undecidable manual P 181 1.0855 131 -0.29 61
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2017-07-09T17:20:40.90 0.3 undecidable manual P 97 0.956 135 -0.07 66
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2017-07-09T17:20:40.36 0.3 undecidable manual P 63 0.9092 137 -0.16 65
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2017-07-09T17:20:39.46 0.1 negative manual P 179 0.8481 139 -0.49 82
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2017-07-09T17:20:38.32 0.3 undecidable manual P 205 0.5342 152 0.86 57
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2017-07-09T17:20:35.68 0.1 undecidable manual P 30 0.2068 168 -0.22 100
IV.VULT.HHZ. 2017-07-09T17:20:32.65 3.0 undecidable manual Sn -4.8 0
SI.RISI.HHZ. 2017-07-09T17:20:28.71 3.0 positive manual Pg 5.39 0
IV.SARZ.HHZ. 2017-07-09T17:20:19.71 3.0 undecidable manual Pn 2.65 0
IV.NARO.HHZ. 2017-07-09T17:19:49.42 3.0 undecidable manual S -1.35 0
IV.FRON.EHZ. 2017-07-09T17:19:43.81 3.0 undecidable manual S -2.53 0
IV.PE3.EHZ. 2017-07-09T17:19:36.21 3.0 undecidable manual P -2.62 0
IV.PP3.HNZ. 2017-07-09T17:19:30.29 3.0 positive manual P -1.38 0
IV.CESX.HHZ. 2017-07-09T17:19:28.62 3.0 negative manual P -2.35 0
IV.T1299.EHZ. 2017-07-09T17:19:22.92 3.0 negative manual P -2.21 0
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.SERS.HHN. ML:1.6 1.239426E-5 0.6656 AML other m 2017-07-09T17:21:18.55
IV.SERS.HHE. ML:1.6 1.247664E-5 0.4096 AML other m 2017-07-09T17:21:20.77
IV.IVPL.HHZ. Md:2 26 END duration s
IV.GALF.HHZ. Md:2.1 27 END duration s
IV.HLNI.HHZ. Md:2.2 27 END duration s
IV.JOPP.HHZ. Md:2.7 54 END duration s
IV.SOI.EHZ. Md:2.6 43 END duration s
IV.MEU.SHZ. Md:2.4 34 END duration s
IV.PLAC.HHZ. Md:2.7 50 END duration s
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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