Earthquake with magnitude of Md 3.2 on date 14-05-1985 and time 01:10:51 (Italy) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude Md 3.2 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 13-05-1985 23:10:51 (UTC)
  • 14-05-1985 01:10:51 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.21, 15.59 at 7 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
Messina ME 3 238439 238439
Villa San Giovanni RC 4 13784 252223
Campo Calabro RC 6 4536 256759
Fiumara RC 9 1018 257777
Scilla RC 12 4964 262741
Calanna RC 12 934 263675
Reggio di Calabria RC 12 183035 446710
San Roberto RC 13 1750 448460
Saponara ME 14 3988 452448
Villafranca Tirrena ME 14 8584 461032
Laganadi RC 14 413 461445
Sant'Alessio in Aspromonte RC 16 343 461788
Rometta ME 16 6650 468438
Santo Stefano in Aspromonte RC 18 1263 469701
Spadafora ME 19 5021 474722
Roccavaldina ME 19 1133 475855
Monforte San Giorgio ME 19 2777 478632
Valdina ME 19 1355 479987
Venetico ME 20 3911 483898

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
3 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
12 Km NW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
76 Km NE of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
90 Km NE of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
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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 3.2 1985-05-13
23:10:51
38.21 15.59 7 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 6239
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1985-05-13 23:10:51 ± 0.514
Latitude 38.21 ± 0.03
Longitude 15.59 ± 0.05
Depth (km) 7 ± 3 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 6239

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) 5092.9
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 94
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 18
Number of defining phases 18
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.6
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00097
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.0408
Number of stations at which the event was observed 13
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 13
Magnitude information

Md:3.2

Field Value
Value 3.2
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 6239
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 17:10:37
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.LCI.Z. 1985-05-13T23:12:11.00 10.0 undecidable manual SN 41 0.0259 0.09 0.5
--.TIR.Z. 1985-05-13T23:12:01.50 10.0 undecidable manual PN 44 0.0408 1.56 0.2
--.SRN.Z. 1985-05-13T23:11:49.50 10.0 undecidable manual PN 62 0.0342 -0.41 1
--.ORI.Z. 1985-05-13T23:11:47.00 10.0 undecidable manual SN 19 0.0176 -1.8 0.1
--.PE1.Z. 1985-05-13T23:11:40.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 28 0.0266 1.84 0.2
--.LCI.Z. 1985-05-13T23:11:37.80 10.0 undecidable manual PN 41 0.0259 0.59 1.1
--.BRT.Z. 1985-05-13T23:11:37.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 23 0.0262 -0.7 1
--.GIB.Z. 1985-05-13T23:11:33.00 10.0 undecidable manual SN 260 0.0112 0.98 0.3
--.PA1.Z. 1985-05-13T23:11:33.50 10.0 undecidable manual SN 204 0.0116 0.36 0.9
--.ERC.Z. 1985-05-13T23:11:32.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN? 266 0.0213 1.91 0.1
--.SGO.Z. 1985-05-13T23:11:29.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 354 0.0211 -0.97 0.8
--.ORI.Z. 1985-05-13T23:11:24.80 10.0 undecidable manual PN 19 0.0176 0.35 1.5
--.CSI.Z. 1985-05-13T23:11:19.90 10.0 undecidable manual PN 19 0.015 -0.58 1.3
--.ROI.Z. 1985-05-13T23:11:18.10 10.0 undecidable manual PN 28 0.014 -0.91 0.9
--.GIB.Z. 1985-05-13T23:11:14.50 10.0 undecidable manual PN 260 0.0112 -0.25 1.5
--.PA1.Z. 1985-05-13T23:11:14.80 10.0 negative manual PN 204 0.0116 -0.6 2.5
--.RCI.Z. 1985-05-13T23:10:56.00 10.0 undecidable manual SG 157 0.001 -0.29 0.9
--.RCI.Z. 1985-05-13T23:10:54.20 10.0 negative manual PG 157 0.001 0.08 3.2
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