Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.7 on date 28-09-2018 and time 14:55:30 (Italy) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.7 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 28-09-2018 12:55:30 (UTC)
  • 28-09-2018 14:55:30 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.38, 15.7 at 11 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 14 18930 18930
Bagnara Calabra RC 14 10255 29185
Scilla RC 14 4964 34149
Seminara RC 16 2811 36960
MelicuccĂ  RC 19 930 37890
Gioia Tauro RC 19 19864 57754
Villa San Giovanni RC 19 13784 71538
Campo Calabro RC 19 4536 76074
Fiumara RC 19 1018 77092
San Roberto RC 19 1750 78842
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 19 4120 82962

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
24 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
31 Km N of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
86 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 inhabitants)
97 Km NE of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
98 Km SW of Catanzaro (90612 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 1.7 2018-09-28
12:55:30
38.38 15.7 11 2019-06-04
09:16:10
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 65727291
Rev 100 ML 1.7 2018-09-28
12:55:30
38.38 15.69 11 2018-09-28
13:03:12
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 61416091
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-09-28 12:55:30 ± 0.2
Latitude 38.38 ± 0.00
Longitude 15.70 ± 0.00
Depth (km) 11 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 65727291

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 457
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 149
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 172
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 460
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 74
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 26
Number of defining phases 25
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.21
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.72845
Number of stations at which the event was observed 15
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 14
Magnitudes information

ML:1.7

Field Value
Value 1.7
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 15
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 61416091
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-09-28 13:03:12

ML:1.7

Field Value
Value 1.7
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 18
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 65727291
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-02-20 09:21:09
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.SERS.HHZ. 2018-09-28T12:56:03.55 3.0 undecidable manual S 0 0
IV.PLAC.HHZ. 2018-09-28T12:55:50.17 0.6 undecidable manual S 83 0.5855 50 0.34 43
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2018-09-28T12:55:49.50 0.6 undecidable manual S 270 0.5612 50 0.39 43
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2018-09-28T12:55:49.06 0.6 undecidable manual S 231 0.5639 50 -0.13 45
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2018-09-28T12:55:44.60 0.3 undecidable manual S 137 0.4173 50 -0.25 68
IV.MUCR.HHE. 2018-09-28T12:55:44.06 0.6 undecidable manual P 243 0.7285 50 0.14 44
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-09-28T12:55:43.09 0.6 undecidable manual S 229 0.357 50 0.02 48
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2018-09-28T12:55:43.38 0.3 undecidable manual S 253 0.3804 50 -0.39 67
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2018-09-28T12:55:43.71 0.6 undecidable manual S 180 0.3777 50 0.02 48
IV.IST3.HHE. 2018-09-28T12:55:41.30 0.6 undecidable manual P 319 0.554 50 0.37 43
IV.ILLI.HHZ. 2018-09-28T12:55:41.99 0.6 undecidable manual P 277 0.5891 50 0.46 42
IV.PLAC.HHZ. 2018-09-28T12:55:41.73 0.3 undecidable manual P 83 0.5855 50 0.26 66
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2018-09-28T12:55:41.02 0.3 undecidable manual P 270 0.5612 50 -0.03 69
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-09-28T12:55:40.21 0.3 undecidable manual S 33 0.2698 50 -0.28 70
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2018-09-28T12:55:40.88 0.3 undecidable manual P 231 0.5639 50 -0.22 67
IV.GMB.BHZ. 2018-09-28T12:55:39.97 0.3 undecidable manual S 154 0.2374 50 0.44 68
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-09-28T12:55:38.25 0.3 undecidable manual S 231 0.188 50 0.18 73
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2018-09-28T12:55:38.16 0.1 undecidable manual P 137 0.4173 50 -0.43 88
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-09-28T12:55:38.22 0.3 undecidable manual S 128 0.197 50 -0.11 74
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2018-09-28T12:55:37.81 0.3 undecidable manual P 253 0.3804 50 -0.15 70
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2018-09-28T12:55:37.98 0.3 undecidable manual P 180 0.3777 50 0.06 72
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-09-28T12:55:37.24 0.6 undecidable manual P 229 0.357 50 -0.32 45
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-09-28T12:55:36.03 0.1 undecidable manual P 33 0.2698 50 -0.04 98
IV.GMB.BHZ. 2018-09-28T12:55:35.69 0.3 undecidable manual P 154 0.2374 50 0.18 72
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-09-28T12:55:34.88 0.1 positive manual P 128 0.197 50 0.06 99
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-09-28T12:55:34.69 0.1 negative manual P 231 0.188 50 0.02 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:2.4 0.0008325 0.34 AML other m 2018-09-28T12:55:44.28
MN.CEL.HNN. ML:1.3 0.00014305075 0.1984 AML other m 2018-09-28T12:55:38.47
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:2.1 0.00099 0.38 AML other m 2018-09-28T12:55:38.67
MN.CEL.HHE. ML:1.6 0.00024 0.58 AML other m 2018-09-28T12:55:38.74
MN.CEL.HNE. ML:1.5 0.000223 0.42 AML other m 2018-09-28T12:55:38.76
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:2.2 0.0005879502 0.3008 AML other m 2018-09-28T12:55:44.39
IV.MILZ.HHN. ML:0 0.0005305 0.36 AML other m 2018-09-28T12:55:44.45
IV.SOI.EHN. ML:1.2 4.3346905E-5 0.2624 AML other m 2018-09-28T12:55:44.70
IV.SOI.EHE. ML:1.6 0.00011069845 1.584 AML other m 2018-09-28T12:55:45.00
IV.IVPL.HHE. ML:1.8 0.00012153442 0.6432 AML other m 2018-09-28T12:55:49.38
IV.IVPL.HHN. ML:1.8 0.00012931195 0.4608 AML other m 2018-09-28T12:55:49.71
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:1.9 0.0005152611 0.2368 AML other m 2018-09-28T12:55:38.34
IV.MILZ.HHE. ML:1.8 0.00021373225 0.2624 AML other m 2018-09-28T12:55:45.02
IV.MTTG.HHN. ML:1.5 0.000103278515 0.256 AML other m 2018-09-28T12:55:44.45
IV.MTTG.HHE. ML:1.6 0.0001275746 0.896 AML other m 2018-09-28T12:55:43.71
IV.PLAC.HHN. ML:1.6 7.752988E-5 0.4352 AML other m 2018-09-28T12:55:50.98
IV.PLAC.HNE. ML:1.6 7.3862325E-5 0.9408 AML other m 2018-09-28T12:55:50.98
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