Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.6 on date 29-09-2018 and time 23:45:27 (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

  • 29-09-2018 21:45:27 (UTC)
  • 29-09-2018 23:45:27 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.38, 15.73 at 14 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 12 10255 29185
Seminara RC 13 2811 31996
Scilla RC 14 4964 36960
MelicuccĂ  RC 16 930 37890
Gioia Tauro RC 16 19864 57754
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 17 4120 61874
San Procopio RC 17 534 62408
Sinopoli RC 18 2089 64497
San Roberto RC 18 1750 66247
Fiumara RC 19 1018 67265
Campo Calabro RC 19 4536 71801
Villa San Giovanni RC 19 13784 85585

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
25 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
31 Km N of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
84 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
Shakemap
Felt maps
Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Rev 1000 ML 1.6 2018-09-29
21:45:27
38.38 15.73 15 2019-06-04
09:16:11
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 66253951
Rev 100 ML 1.5 2018-09-29
21:45:28
38.38 15.73 11 2018-09-29
22:21:39
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 61460601
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-09-29 21:45:27 ± 0.11
Latitude 38.38 ± 0.00
Longitude 15.73 ± 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 66253951

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 526
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 355
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 200
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 530
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 111
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 33
Number of defining phases 22
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.25
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.61693
Number of stations at which the event was observed 21
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 11
Magnitudes information

ML:1.5

Field Value
Value 1.5
Uncertainty 0.4
Num. used stations 13
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 61460601
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-09-29 22:21:39

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.4
Num. used stations 13
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 66253951
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-03-07 10:41:46
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.TERO.HHZ. 2018-09-29T21:47:21.29 3.0 undecidable manual Sn -7.65 0
IV.LMD.HHZ. 2018-09-29T21:47:02.91 3.0 undecidable manual Pn 1.57 0
MN.TIR.HHZ. 2018-09-29T21:46:39.82 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 4.64 0
IV.MCRV.HHZ. 2018-09-29T21:46:38.17 3.0 undecidable manual Sg -0.2 0
HL.VLS.HHZ. 2018-09-29T21:46:37.13 3.0 positive manual Pg 8.13 0
IV.LIK.EHZ.01 2018-09-29T21:46:31.91 3.0 positive manual Pg 10.59 0
IV.CRJA.HHZ. 2018-09-29T21:46:06.41 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 3.71 0
IV.ORI.HHZ. 2018-09-29T21:45:58.07 3.0 positive manual Pn -0.66 0
MN.IACL.HHZ. 2018-09-29T21:45:56.35 3.0 undecidable manual P 0
IV.IACL.HHZ. 2018-09-29T21:45:56.41 3.0 undecidable manual S -4.6 0
IV.NOV.HHN. 2018-09-29T21:45:48.30 1.0 undecidable manual S 233 0.5828 94 0.56 21
IV.IVPL.HHE. 2018-09-29T21:45:48.10 1.0 undecidable manual S 270 0.5882 94 0.2 23
IV.ILLI.HHZ. 2018-09-29T21:45:48.40 0.3 undecidable manual S 277 0.6169 94 -0.35 66
IV.MNO.SHZ. 2018-09-29T21:45:42.34 3.0 undecidable manual P -1.42 0
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2018-09-29T21:45:42.30 0.6 undecidable manual S 255 0.4056 96 -0.22 47
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-09-29T21:45:41.10 0.6 undecidable manual S 232 0.375 97 -0.52 44
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2018-09-29T21:45:41.80 0.6 undecidable manual S 140 0.3957 96 -0.42 45
IV.MTTG.HHN. 2018-09-29T21:45:41.90 0.6 undecidable manual S 184 0.3741 97 0.31 47
IV.ILLI.HHZ. 2018-09-29T21:45:40.18 0.6 undecidable manual P 277 0.6169 94 0.2 46
IV.NOV.HHN. 2018-09-29T21:45:39.79 0.6 undecidable manual P 233 0.5828 94 0.4 44
IV.IVPL.HHE. 2018-09-29T21:45:39.71 0.1 undecidable manual P 270 0.5882 94 0.22 91
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-09-29T21:45:38.00 0.3 undecidable manual S 28 0.2599 102 -0.25 73
IV.GMB.BHZ. 2018-09-29T21:45:37.30 0.6 undecidable manual S 160 0.2221 105 0.14 50
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2018-09-29T21:45:36.39 0.6 undecidable manual P 255 0.4056 96 0.01 49
IV.MSRU.HHE. 2018-09-29T21:45:36.40 0.6 undecidable manual S 237 0.2077 107 -0.35 48
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-09-29T21:45:35.53 0.1 undecidable manual P 232 0.375 97 -0.33 92
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2018-09-29T21:45:35.69 0.1 undecidable manual P 140 0.3957 96 -0.52 86
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-09-29T21:45:35.80 0.3 undecidable manual S 132 0.1727 113 0.02 77
IV.MTTG.HHN. 2018-09-29T21:45:35.96 0.1 undecidable manual P 184 0.3741 97 0.12 98
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-09-29T21:45:34.09 0.1 undecidable manual P 28 0.2599 102 0.18 98
IV.GMB.BHZ. 2018-09-29T21:45:33.55 0.1 undecidable manual P 160 0.2221 105 0.26 98
IV.MSRU.HHE. 2018-09-29T21:45:33.31 0.1 undecidable manual P 237 0.2077 107 0.27 98
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-09-29T21:45:32.68 0.1 undecidable manual P 132 0.1727 113 0.19 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
MN.CEL.HNE. ML:1.3 0.00013297625 0.4608 AML other m 2018-09-29T21:45:36.04
IV.GMB.BHN. ML:2.3 0.0010855044 0.3584 AML other m 2018-09-29T21:45:37.91
MN.CEL.HHE. ML:1.4 0.00016596055 0.32 AML other m 2018-09-29T21:45:38.30
IV.GMB.BHE. ML:2.1 0.00072504735 0.2048 AML other m 2018-09-29T21:45:38.53
MN.CEL.HHN. ML:1.3 0.00014132055 0.3968 AML other m 2018-09-29T21:45:38.57
MN.CEL.HNN. ML:1.2 0.00011619755 0.2688 AML other m 2018-09-29T21:45:38.45
IV.JOPP.HHE. ML:1.4 0.00011772165 0.1152 AML other m 2018-09-29T21:45:38.69
IV.JOPP.HHN. ML:1.8 0.00028791625 0.2176 AML other m 2018-09-29T21:45:39.16
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:1.9 0.00023011215 0.4096 AML other m 2018-09-29T21:45:42.80
IV.SOI.EHE. ML:1.4 7.689348E-5 0.4992 AML other m 2018-09-29T21:45:43.67
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:1.6 0.00013168925 0.2688 AML other m 2018-09-29T21:45:43.83
IV.SOI.EHN. ML:1.4 7.8667485E-5 1.2064 AML other m 2018-09-29T21:45:44.36
IV.ILLI.HHN. ML:2.9 0.0012551865 0.4608 AML other m 2018-09-29T21:45:51.59
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