Earthquake with magnitude of ML 0.7 on date 28-09-2018 and time 17:08:51 (Italy) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude ML 0.7 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 28-09-2018 15:08:51 (UTC)
  • 28-09-2018 17:08:51 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.37, 15.75 at 18 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 9 18930 18930
Bagnara Calabra RC 11 10255 29185
Seminara RC 12 2811 31996
Scilla RC 13 4964 36960
MelicuccĂ  RC 14 930 37890
Gioia Tauro RC 15 19864 57754
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 15 4120 61874
San Procopio RC 16 534 62408
Sinopoli RC 16 2089 64497
San Roberto RC 18 1750 66247
Fiumara RC 18 1018 67265
Campo Calabro RC 19 4536 71801
Rizziconi RC 19 7829 79630
Cosoleto RC 19 859 80489
Villa San Giovanni RC 19 13784 94273
San Ferdinando RC 20 4490 98763

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
26 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
30 Km N of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
84 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 inhabitants)
95 Km SW of Catanzaro (90612 inhabitants)
98 Km NE of Acireale (52622 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 0.7 2018-09-28
15:08:51
38.37 15.75 18 2019-06-04
09:16:13
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 67984711
Rev 100 ML 0.6 2018-09-28
15:08:51
38.38 15.74 11 2018-09-28
15:19:32
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 61423761
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-09-28 15:08:51 ± 0.16
Latitude 38.37 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.75 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 18 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 67984711

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1265
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 779
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 180
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1260
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 145
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 22
Number of defining phases 7
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) 0.38311
Number of stations at which the event was observed 18
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 4
Magnitudes information

ML:0.7

Field Value
Value 0.7
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 67984711
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-04-26 14:40:51

ML:0.6

Field Value
Value 0.6
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 61423761
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-09-28 15:19:32
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.ARVD.HHZ. 2018-09-28T15:10:22.26 3.0 positive manual Pg 25.379999 0
AC.SRN.HHZ. 2018-09-28T15:10:16.30 3.0 undecidable manual Sn -7.5 0
IV.BDI.HHZ. 2018-09-28T15:10:13.27 3.0 undecidable manual Pn -0.11 0
IV.PESA.HHZ. 2018-09-28T15:10:09.95 3.0 undecidable manual Pn 7.2 0
CR.STON.BHZ. 2018-09-28T15:10:05.44 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 16.870001 0
IV.CAMP.HHZ. 2018-09-28T15:09:58.01 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 14.53 0
IV.LIK.EHZ.01 2018-09-28T15:09:53.70 3.0 positive manual Pg 23.23 0
AC.SRN.HHZ. 2018-09-28T15:09:49.47 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 17.15 0
IV.PTRJ.HHZ. 2018-09-28T15:09:40.46 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 14.15 0
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2018-09-28T15:09:22.25 3.0 undecidable manual Sg 4.72 0
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2018-09-28T15:09:18.25 3.0 undecidable manual Sn 0.68 0
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2018-09-28T15:09:17.59 3.0 undecidable manual Sn -0.87 0
IV.MNO.SHZ. 2018-09-28T15:09:16.02 3.0 undecidable manual Sn -2.01 0
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-09-28T15:09:01.35 0.3 undecidable manual S 25 0.2599 111 -0.29 73
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-09-28T15:09:00.34 0.3 undecidable manual S 240 0.2158 116 -0.1 75
IV.ALJA.HHZ. 2018-09-28T15:08:59.73 3.0 positive manual P -0.09 0
IV.SOI.EHN. 2018-09-28T15:08:59.10 0.1 undecidable manual P 141 0.3831 103 -0.12 96
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-09-28T15:08:58.98 0.3 undecidable manual S 134 0.1592 126 -0.04 77
IV.RESU.HHZ. 2018-09-28T15:08:58.04 3.0 positive manual P 0.03 0
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-09-28T15:08:57.35 0.1 undecidable manual P 25 0.2599 111 0.15 98
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-09-28T15:08:56.62 0.3 undecidable manual P 240 0.2158 116 0.11 76
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-09-28T15:08:55.87 0.1 undecidable manual P 134 0.1592 126 0.18 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
MN.CEL.HHN. ML:0.6 2.3200609E-5 0.4992 AML other m 2018-09-28T15:08:59.27
MN.CEL.HHE. ML:0.8 4.114741E-5 0.6272 AML other m 2018-09-28T15:08:59.36
MN.CEL.HNE. ML:0.6 2.2734295E-5 0.6144 AML other m 2018-09-28T15:08:59.37
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:0.7 2.6991515E-5 1.5392 AML other m 2018-09-28T15:09:00.97
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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