Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.6 on date 28-09-2018 and time 13:36:37 (Italy) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.6 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 28-09-2018 11:36:37 (UTC)
  • 28-09-2018 13:36:37 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.37, 15.73 at 16 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
Palmi RC 11 18930 18930
Bagnara Calabra RC 11 10255 29185
Seminara RC 13 2811 31996
Scilla RC 13 4964 36960
MelicuccĂ  RC 15 930 37890
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 16 4120 42010
Gioia Tauro RC 16 19864 61874
San Procopio RC 17 534 62408
Sinopoli RC 17 2089 64497
San Roberto RC 17 1750 66247
Fiumara RC 18 1018 67265
Campo Calabro RC 18 4536 71801
Villa San Giovanni RC 18 13784 85585

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
25 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
30 Km N of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
85 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 inhabitants)
96 Km SW of Catanzaro (90612 inhabitants)
98 Km NE of Acireale (52622 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 ML 1.6 2018-09-28
11:36:37
38.37 15.73 16 2019-06-04
09:16:10
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 65691041
Rev 100 ML 1.6 2018-09-28
11:36:37
38.37 15.73 13 2018-09-28
11:45:54
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 61413381
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-09-28 11:36:37 ± 0.1
Latitude 38.37 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.73 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 16 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 65691041

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 525
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 438
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 193
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 520
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 69
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 19
Number of defining phases 19
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) 0.16817
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.61783
Number of stations at which the event was observed 12
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 12
Magnitudes information

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 14
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 65691041
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-02-19 10:36:11

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 14
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 61413381
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-09-28 11:45:54
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-09-28T11:36:51.10 0.3 undecidable manual S 233 0.3705 100 -0.12 73
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2018-09-28T11:36:51.40 0.6 undecidable manual S 139 0.3894 99 -0.39 45
IV.ILLI.HHZ. 2018-09-28T11:36:50.01 1.0 undecidable manual P 277 0.6178 95 0.32 22
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2018-09-28T11:36:50.70 0.6 undecidable manual S 184 0.366 100 -0.4 46
IV.IVPL.HHN. 2018-09-28T11:36:49.47 0.6 undecidable manual P 271 0.5882 95 0.27 45
IV.PLAC.HHE. 2018-09-28T11:36:49.06 0.3 undecidable manual P 82 0.5603 96 0.34 67
IV.IST3.HHE. 2018-09-28T11:36:49.44 1.0 undecidable manual P 318 0.581 95 0.36 22
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-09-28T11:36:47.80 0.3 undecidable manual S 27 0.2671 105 -0.43 68
IV.GMB.BHZ. 2018-09-28T11:36:46.90 0.6 undecidable manual S 159 0.2149 111 0.14 50
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2018-09-28T11:36:46.02 0.6 undecidable manual P 256 0.4038 99 -0.04 49
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-09-28T11:36:46.50 0.3 undecidable manual S 239 0.2032 113 0.05 76
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-09-28T11:36:45.25 0.1 undecidable manual P 233 0.3705 100 -0.25 95
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-09-28T11:36:45.50 0.3 undecidable manual S 130 0.1682 119 0 76
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2018-09-28T11:36:45.68 0.1 undecidable manual P 139 0.3894 99 -0.15 96
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2018-09-28T11:36:45.48 0.3 undecidable manual P 184 0.366 100 0.05 73
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-09-28T11:36:43.75 0.1 negative manual P 27 0.2671 105 -0.02 100
IV.GMB.BHZ. 2018-09-28T11:36:43.18 0.1 undecidable manual P 159 0.2149 111 0.25 97
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-09-28T11:36:42.86 0.1 undecidable manual P 239 0.2032 113 0.12 100
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-09-28T11:36:42.39 0.1 undecidable manual P 130 0.1682 119 0.2 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
MN.CEL.HNN. ML:1.3 0.0001344899 0.9024 AML other m 2018-09-28T11:36:45.90
MN.CEL.HHN. ML:1.3 0.000146082135 0.2176 AML other m 2018-09-28T11:36:46.30
MN.CEL.HHE. ML:1.6 0.00023771605 0.1792 AML other m 2018-09-28T11:36:46.86
MN.CEL.HNE. ML:1.5 0.00019935705 0.1984 AML other m 2018-09-28T11:36:46.87
IV.GMB.BHN. ML:2.4 0.001247614 0.3584 AML other m 2018-09-28T11:36:47.48
IV.GMB.BHE. ML:2.1 0.00077084455 0.2432 AML other m 2018-09-28T11:36:47.32
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:1.4 0.00013514316 0.2432 AML other m 2018-09-28T11:36:47.80
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:1.6 0.0002206093 0.2944 AML other m 2018-09-28T11:36:48.33
IV.JOPP.HHE. ML:1.4 0.000116041105 0.32 AML other m 2018-09-28T11:36:48.53
IV.JOPP.HHN. ML:1.7 0.00023852335 0.2368 AML other m 2018-09-28T11:36:48.88
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:1.8 0.0002090714 0.3776 AML other m 2018-09-28T11:36:52.35
IV.SOI.EHE. ML:1.6 0.000121515445 0.4608 AML other m 2018-09-28T11:36:52.95
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:1.7 0.00016516718 0.2048 AML other m 2018-09-28T11:36:53.36
IV.SOI.EHN. ML:1.5 8.4328205E-5 0.4416 AML other m 2018-09-28T11:36:53.28
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