Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.7 on date 29-09-2018 and time 18:55:55 (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

  • 29-09-2018 16:55:55 (UTC)
  • 29-09-2018 18:55:55 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.38, 15.72 at 15 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 12 18930 18930
Bagnara Calabra RC 13 10255 29185
Scilla RC 14 4964 34149
Seminara RC 14 2811 36960
MelicuccĂ  RC 17 930 37890
Gioia Tauro RC 17 19864 57754
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 18 4120 61874
San Roberto RC 18 1750 63624
Fiumara RC 18 1018 64642
San Procopio RC 18 534 65176
Campo Calabro RC 19 4536 69712
Villa San Giovanni RC 19 13784 83496
Sinopoli RC 19 2089 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)
97 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 1.7 2018-09-29
16:55:55
38.38 15.72 15 2019-06-04
09:16:11
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 66252711
Rev 100 ML 1.6 2018-09-29
16:55:55
38.38 15.72 11 2018-09-29
17:01:17
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 61457411
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-09-29 16:55:55 ± 0.1
Latitude 38.38 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.72 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 15 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 66252711

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 656
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 208
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 341
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 660
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 135
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 19
Number of defining phases 17
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.27
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.57017
Number of stations at which the event was observed 11
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 9
Magnitudes information

ML:1.7

Field Value
Value 1.7
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 14
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 66252711
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-03-07 10:01:31

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 12
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 61457411
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-09-29 17:01:17
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.PLLN.EHZ. 2018-09-29T16:56:19.13 3.0 negative manual P 2.3 0
MN.ISTR.HHZ. 2018-09-29T16:56:18.44 3.0 undecidable manual P 0
IV.PLAC.HHE. 2018-09-29T16:56:15.12 0.6 undecidable manual S 82 0.5702 95 0.47 43
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2018-09-29T16:56:09.35 0.3 undecidable manual S 139 0.4029 97 -0.37 66
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2018-09-29T16:56:09.56 0.1 undecidable manual S 255 0.3939 98 0.1 97
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-09-29T16:56:08.42 0.3 undecidable manual S 231 0.366 98 -0.21 69
IV.PLAC.HHE. 2018-09-29T16:56:07.09 0.1 undecidable manual P 82 0.5702 95 0.63 82
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-09-29T16:56:05.17 0.6 undecidable manual S 30 0.2662 103 -0.55 43
IV.GMB.BHZ. 2018-09-29T16:56:04.60 0.3 undecidable manual S 157 0.2266 107 0.01 74
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-09-29T16:56:03.84 0.3 undecidable manual S 235 0.1979 111 0.05 75
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2018-09-29T16:56:03.17 0.1 undecidable manual P 139 0.4029 97 -0.43 87
IV.MTTG.HHE. 2018-09-29T16:56:03.13 0.1 undecidable manual P 182 0.3732 98 0.03 96
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2018-09-29T16:56:03.53 0.1 undecidable manual P 255 0.3939 98 0.07 97
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-09-29T16:56:03.09 0.3 undecidable manual S 130 0.1817 114 -0.25 71
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-09-29T16:56:02.88 0.1 undecidable manual P 231 0.366 98 -0.1 94
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-09-29T16:56:01.29 0.1 undecidable manual P 30 0.2662 103 -0.01 99
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-09-29T16:56:00.46 0.1 undecidable manual P 235 0.1979 111 0.28 97
IV.GMB.BHZ. 2018-09-29T16:56:00.75 0.1 undecidable manual P 157 0.2266 107 0.11 100
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-09-29T16:55:59.91 0.1 undecidable manual P 130 0.1817 114 -0.01 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
MN.CEL.HNN. ML:1.5 0.0001825 0.74 AML other m 2018-09-29T16:56:04.55
IV.GMB.BHE. ML:2.4 0.001365 1.76 AML other m 2018-09-29T16:56:05.07
IV.JOPP.HHE. ML:1.5 0.000131 0.34 AML other m 2018-09-29T16:56:05.54
MN.CEL.HNE. ML:1.4 0.000167 0.34 AML other m 2018-09-29T16:56:05.68
MN.CEL.HHE. ML:1.5 0.000197 0.3 AML other m 2018-09-29T16:56:05.52
IV.JOPP.HHN. ML:1.8 0.000259 0.5 AML other m 2018-09-29T16:56:05.39
MN.CEL.HHN. ML:1.5 0.000186 0.38 AML other m 2018-09-29T16:56:05.98
IV.GMB.BHN. ML:2.5 0.00185 1.44 AML other m 2018-09-29T16:56:05.11
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:1.8 0.000232 0.52 AML other m 2018-09-29T16:56:09.53
IV.MILZ.HHE. ML:1.9 0.000234 0.48 AML other m 2018-09-29T16:56:10.11
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:2.1 0.0003755 0.72 AML other m 2018-09-29T16:56:10.17
IV.MILZ.HHN. ML:1.8 0.0001995 0.94 AML other m 2018-09-29T16:56:10.66
IV.SOI.EHE. ML:1.5 9.99E-5 0.4 AML other m 2018-09-29T16:56:10.41
IV.SOI.EHN. ML:1.5 9.225E-5 0.64 AML other m 2018-09-29T16:56:12.59
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