Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.9 on date 29-09-2018 and time 16:50:10 (Italy) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.9 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 29-09-2018 14:50:10 (UTC)
  • 29-09-2018 16:50:10 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.38, 15.69 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
Scilla RC 15 4964 23894
Bagnara Calabra RC 15 10255 34149
Seminara RC 17 2811 36960
Villa San Giovanni RC 19 13784 50744
Campo Calabro RC 19 4536 55280
Gioia Tauro RC 19 19864 75144
MelicuccĂ  RC 19 930 76074
Fiumara RC 19 1018 77092
San Roberto RC 19 1750 78842
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 20 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 1.9 2018-09-29
14:50:10
38.38 15.69 11 2019-06-04
09:16:11
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 66189071
Rev 100 ML 1.9 2018-09-29
14:50:10
38.39 15.68 17 2018-09-29
14:57:45
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 61453241
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-09-29 14:50:10 ± 0.08
Latitude 38.38 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.69 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 11 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 66189071

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 950
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 170
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 313
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 950
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 125
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 30
Number of defining phases 21
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.3
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.58906
Number of stations at which the event was observed 20
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 11
Magnitudes information

ML:1.9

Field Value
Value 1.9
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 16
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 66189071
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-05-08 08:30:17

ML:1.9

Field Value
Value 1.9
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 16
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 61453241
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-09-29 14:57:45
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.LPEL.HHZ. 2018-09-29T14:52:05.58 3.0 undecidable manual Sg 9.46 0
MN.BLY.HHZ. 2018-09-29T14:51:42.89 3.0 positive manual Pn -3.11 0
IV.RIBO.EHZ.01 2018-09-29T14:51:32.94 3.0 negative manual Pn -3.61 0
IV.PAOL.HHZ. 2018-09-29T14:51:30.94 3.0 undecidable manual Sn 0.57 0
IV.LTRZ.HNZ. 2018-09-29T14:51:21.57 3.0 undecidable manual Sg 1.03 0
IV.CIGN.HHZ. 2018-09-29T14:51:09.09 3.0 negative manual Pg 6.1 0
IV.PTRJ.HNZ. 2018-09-29T14:51:07.34 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 7.29 0
IV.RESU.HHZ. 2018-09-29T14:50:53.80 3.0 undecidable manual Sn -4.12 0
IV.PLAC.HHZ. 2018-09-29T14:50:31.36 0.6 undecidable manual S 83 0.5891 90 0.54 40
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2018-09-29T14:50:30.01 0.3 undecidable manual S 231 0.5612 90 0 70
IV.CAR1.HHZ. 2018-09-29T14:50:27.78 3.0 positive manual P -2.47 0
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2018-09-29T14:50:25.88 0.6 undecidable manual S 137 0.4218 90 0.02 48
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-09-29T14:50:24.34 0.6 undecidable manual S 228 0.3552 90 0.45 45
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2018-09-29T14:50:24.12 0.3 undecidable manual S 253 0.3768 90 -0.41 66
IV.MTTG.HHE. 2018-09-29T14:50:23.78 0.1 undecidable manual S 179 0.3804 90 -0.85 77
IV.PLAC.HHZ. 2018-09-29T14:50:23.04 0.1 undecidable manual P 83 0.5891 90 0.63 78
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2018-09-29T14:50:22.07 0.1 undecidable manual P 269 0.5567 90 0.22 91
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-09-29T14:50:21.26 0.6 undecidable manual S 34 0.2707 90 -0.12 49
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2018-09-29T14:50:21.97 0.1 undecidable manual P 231 0.5612 90 0.03 94
IV.GMB.BHZ. 2018-09-29T14:50:20.48 0.6 undecidable manual S 153 0.241 90 -0.03 50
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-09-29T14:50:19.32 0.6 undecidable manual S 128 0.2014 90 -0.02 50
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2018-09-29T14:50:19.09 0.1 undecidable manual P 137 0.4218 90 -0.45 89
IV.MTTG.HHE. 2018-09-29T14:50:18.80 0.1 undecidable manual P 179 0.3804 90 -0.03 97
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-09-29T14:50:18.04 0.1 undecidable manual P 228 0.3552 90 -0.37 91
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-09-29T14:50:18.88 0.6 undecidable manual S 230 0.1862 90 0 50
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2018-09-29T14:50:18.76 0.1 undecidable manual P 253 0.3768 90 -0.01 97
IV.GMB.BHZ. 2018-09-29T14:50:16.60 0.3 undecidable manual P 153 0.241 90 0.15 72
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-09-29T14:50:16.99 0.1 undecidable manual P 34 0.2707 90 0.03 98
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-09-29T14:50:15.60 0.1 undecidable manual P 230 0.1862 90 0.09 100
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-09-29T14:50:15.78 0.1 undecidable manual P 128 0.2014 90 0 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:1.9 0.000627 0.88 AML other m 2018-09-29T14:50:19.46
MN.CEL.HHN. ML:1.5 0.000207 0.52 AML other m 2018-09-29T14:50:19.49
MN.CEL.HNN. ML:1.4 0.0001785 0.42 AML other m 2018-09-29T14:50:19.49
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:2 0.000731 0.84 AML other m 2018-09-29T14:50:19.54
IV.JOPP.HHE. ML:1.7 0.0002265 0.2 AML other m 2018-09-29T14:50:21.39
IV.JOPP.HHN. ML:1.9 0.000373 0.16 AML other m 2018-09-29T14:50:21.48
MN.CEL.HNE. ML:1.4 0.00015135 0.98 AML other m 2018-09-29T14:50:22.08
MN.CEL.HHE. ML:1.4 0.000175 0.5 AML other m 2018-09-29T14:50:24.32
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:2.2 0.000635 0.62 AML other m 2018-09-29T14:50:24.58
IV.MILZ.HHN. ML:2 0.000312 0.56 AML other m 2018-09-29T14:50:25.48
IV.MILZ.HHE. ML:2.3 0.000657 0.9 AML other m 2018-09-29T14:50:25.56
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:2.3 0.0006565 0.56 AML other m 2018-09-29T14:50:26.49
IV.SOI.EHN. ML:1.7 0.0001305 0.34 AML other m 2018-09-29T14:50:26.97
IV.SOI.EHE. ML:1.4 7.895E-5 0.48 AML other m 2018-09-29T14:50:27.86
IV.NOV.HHN. ML:2.4 0.0005145 0.32 AML other m 2018-09-29T14:50:32.25
IV.NOV.HHE. ML:2.3 0.0004165 0.72 AML other m 2018-09-29T14:50:33.38
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