Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.4 on date 17-03-1988 and time 05:28:58 (Italy) in region 6 km NE Fondachelli Fantina (ME)

A magnitude Md 2.4 earthquake occured in region: 6 km NE Fondachelli Fantina (ME), on

  • 17-03-1988 04:28:58 (UTC)
  • 17-03-1988 05:28:58 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.03, 15.22 at 19 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
Fondachelli-Fantina ME 6 1019 1019
Antillo ME 7 919 1938
Castroreale ME 8 2504 4442
Novara di Sicilia ME 8 1337 5779
Mandanici ME 9 601 6380
Mazzarrà Sant'Andrea ME 10 1531 7911
Rodì Milici ME 10 2056 9967
Tripi ME 11 873 10840
Limina ME 11 836 11676
Furnari ME 12 3784 15460
Roccafiorita ME 12 197 15657
Casalvecchio Siculo ME 12 842 16499
Terme Vigliatore ME 13 7395 23894
Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto ME 13 41583 65477
Pagliara ME 13 1170 66647
Santa Lucia del Mela ME 13 4650 71297
Savoca ME 14 1732 73029
Basicò ME 14 612 73641
Fiumedinisi ME 14 1409 75050
Mongiuffi Melia ME 15 600 75650
Falcone ME 15 2808 78458
Merì ME 15 2338 80796
Graniti ME 16 1492 82288
Motta Camastra ME 16 845 83133
Gallodoro ME 16 367 83500
Francavilla di Sicilia ME 16 3945 87445
San Filippo del Mela ME 16 7115 94560
Furci Siculo ME 16 3382 97942
Santa Teresa di Riva ME 16 9377 107319
Forza d'Agrò ME 17 911 108230
Roccalumera ME 17 4141 112371
Sant'Alessio Siculo ME 17 1554 113925
Gualtieri Sicaminò ME 17 1807 115732
Nizza di Sicilia ME 17 3667 119399
Oliveri ME 17 2181 121580
Alì ME 18 768 122348
Montalbano Elicona ME 18 2287 124635
Alì Terme ME 18 2539 127174
Pace del Mela ME 18 6239 133413
Letojanni ME 18 2861 136274
San Pier Niceto ME 18 2837 139111
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 19 3215 142326
Condrò ME 19 493 142819
Gaggi ME 19 3184 146003
Malvagna ME 19 733 146736
Itala ME 19 1640 148376
Castelmola ME 20 1088 149464

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
35 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
38 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
47 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
60 Km N of Catania (314555 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 2.4
ML-VAX 1.8
1988-03-17
04:28:58
38.03 15.22 19 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 64749
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1988-03-17 04:28:58 ± 0.138
Latitude 38.03 ± 0.02
Longitude 15.22 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 19 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 64749

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) 2655
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 170
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 9
Number of defining phases 9
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.2
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00202
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.01238
Number of stations at which the event was observed 5
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 5
Magnitudes information

Md:2.4

Field Value
Value 2.4
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 64749
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 18:01:24

ML:1.8

Field Value
Value 1.8
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 1
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 64749
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
--.GRI.Z. 1988-03-17T04:29:36.50 10.0 undecidable manual SN 49 0.011 -0.22 0.3
--.CZI.Z. 1988-03-17T04:29:22.50 10.0 undecidable manual PN 30 0.0124 -0.33 0.7
--.GRI.Z. 1988-03-17T04:29:21.50 10.0 undecidable manual PN 49 0.011 0.81 0.2
--.SOI.Z. 1988-03-17T04:29:21.91 10.0 undecidable manual SG 86 0.0059 -0.14 0.7
--.MNO.Z. 1988-03-17T04:29:14.50 10.0 undecidable manual SG 256 0.0038 -0.17 0.7
--.SOI.Z. 1988-03-17T04:29:12.16 10.0 undecidable manual PG 86 0.0059 -0.06 1.9
--.ATN.Z. 1988-03-17T04:29:09.17 10.0 undecidable manual SG 56 0.002 0.33 0.5
--.MNO.Z. 1988-03-17T04:29:08.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 256 0.0038 0.04 2
--.ATN.Z. 1988-03-17T04:29:04.51 10.0 undecidable manual PG 56 0.002 -0.08 1.9
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