Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.4 on date 30-09-2018 and time 02:29:57 (Italy) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.4 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 30-09-2018 00:29:57 (UTC)
  • 30-09-2018 02:29:57 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.36, 15.76 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 8 18930 18930
Bagnara Calabra RC 9 10255 29185
Seminara RC 10 2811 31996
MelicuccĂ  RC 12 930 32926
Scilla RC 13 4964 37890
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 14 4120 42010
San Procopio RC 14 534 42544
Gioia Tauro RC 14 19864 62408
Sinopoli RC 15 2089 64497
San Roberto RC 17 1750 66247
Cosoleto RC 17 859 67106
Fiumara RC 18 1018 68124
Rizziconi RC 18 7829 75953
Campo Calabro RC 18 4536 80489
Villa San Giovanni RC 19 13784 94273
Delianuova RC 19 3352 97625
San Ferdinando RC 19 4490 102115
Scido RC 20 931 103046
Calanna RC 20 934 103980
Varapodio RC 20 2160 106140

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
26 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
30 Km NE 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
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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 1.4 2018-09-30
00:29:57
38.36 15.76 15 2019-06-04
09:16:02
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 63605661
Rev 100 ML 1.5 2018-09-30
00:29:57
38.36 15.77 14 2018-09-30
00:35:13
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 61462831
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-09-30 00:29:57 ± 0.09
Latitude 38.36 ± 0.00
Longitude 15.76 ± 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 63605661

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 610
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 112
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 311
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 610
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 137
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 16
Number of defining phases 16
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) 0.14299
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.536
Number of stations at which the event was observed 8
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 8
Magnitudes information

ML:1.4

Field Value
Value 1.4
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 18
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 63605661
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-05-08 09:02:31

ML:1.5

Field Value
Value 1.5
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 10
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 61462831
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-09-30 00:35:13
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.PLAC.HHZ. 2018-09-30T00:30:16.64 0.3 undecidable manual S 80 0.536 95 0.51 62
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-09-30T00:30:11.92 0.6 undecidable manual S 237 0.3867 97 0.21 47
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2018-09-30T00:30:10.74 0.6 undecidable manual S 141 0.3669 98 -0.4 46
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2018-09-30T00:30:10.91 0.6 undecidable manual S 188 0.3606 98 -0.03 49
IV.PLAC.HHZ. 2018-09-30T00:30:08.30 0.3 undecidable manual P 80 0.536 95 -0.06 70
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-09-30T00:30:07.74 0.6 undecidable manual S 21 0.2644 103 -0.41 45
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-09-30T00:30:07.26 0.6 undecidable manual S 244 0.2212 107 0.34 47
IV.GMB.BHZ. 2018-09-30T00:30:06.37 0.6 undecidable manual S 165 0.1988 110 0.09 49
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2018-09-30T00:30:05.30 0.1 positive manual P 188 0.3606 98 -0.06 96
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-09-30T00:30:05.69 0.1 undecidable manual P 237 0.3867 97 -0.11 94
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2018-09-30T00:30:05.13 0.1 positive manual P 141 0.3669 98 -0.34 91
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-09-30T00:30:04.63 0.6 undecidable manual S 134 0.143 122 -0.17 50
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-09-30T00:30:03.27 0.6 undecidable manual P 244 0.2212 107 0.23 48
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-09-30T00:30:03.74 0.1 negative manual P 21 0.2644 103 -0.01 99
IV.GMB.BHZ. 2018-09-30T00:30:02.76 0.1 undecidable manual P 165 0.1988 110 0.09 99
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-09-30T00:30:01.89 0.1 positive manual P 134 0.143 122 0.08 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
MN.CEL.HHN. ML:1.4 0.00019249975 0.16 AML other m 2018-09-30T00:30:04.97
MN.CEL.HNN. ML:1.4 0.00018184 0.4 AML other m 2018-09-30T00:30:05.15
MN.CEL.HHE. ML:1.4 0.00018037355 0.16 AML other m 2018-09-30T00:30:05.64
MN.CEL.HNE. ML:1.3 0.000152558 0.18 AML other m 2018-09-30T00:30:05.56
IV.GMB.BHN. ML:2.6 0.002524404 0.2 AML other m 2018-09-30T00:30:06.53
IV.GMB.BHE. ML:2.2 0.00104285495 0.2 AML other m 2018-09-30T00:30:06.65
IV.JOPP.HHE. ML:1.5 0.0001415692 0.2 AML other m 2018-09-30T00:30:07.86
IV.JOPP.HHN. ML:1.6 0.00016943295 0.16 AML other m 2018-09-30T00:30:08.05
IV.PLAC.HNN. ML:1.4 4.9875725E-5 1 AML other m 2018-09-30T00:30:08.39
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:1.2 9.602644E-5 0.28 AML other m 2018-09-30T00:30:09.61
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:1.3 0.000100537675 0.18 AML other m 2018-09-30T00:30:10.01
IV.PLAC.HNE. ML:1.5 5.9085425E-5 0.86 AML other m 2018-09-30T00:30:10.23
IV.MTTG.HHN. ML:1.3 6.7992E-5 0.34 AML other m 2018-09-30T00:30:11.45
IV.SOI.EHE. ML:1.3 5.9533175E-5 0.42 AML other m 2018-09-30T00:30:12.12
IV.SOI.EHN. ML:1 3.0797105E-5 0.24 AML other m 2018-09-30T00:30:12.28
IV.MTTG.HHE. ML:1.3 6.2030445E-5 0.4 AML other m 2018-09-30T00:30:13.63
IV.PLAC.HHN. ML:1.2 3.218332E-5 0.74 AML other m 2018-09-30T00:30:21.98
IV.PLAC.HHE. ML:1.4 4.823048E-5 1.28 AML other m 2018-09-30T00:30:31.73
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