Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.1 on date 30-09-2018 and time 04:17:47 (Italy) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.1 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 30-09-2018 02:17:47 (UTC)
  • 30-09-2018 04:17:47 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.37, 15.73 at 16 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 11 10255 29185
Scilla RC 13 4964 34149
Seminara RC 13 2811 36960
MelicuccĂ  RC 15 930 37890
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 16 4120 42010
Gioia Tauro RC 16 19864 61874
San Procopio RC 17 534 62408
San Roberto RC 18 1750 64158
Sinopoli RC 18 2089 66247
Fiumara RC 18 1018 67265
Campo Calabro RC 18 4536 71801
Villa San Giovanni RC 18 13784 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)
96 Km SW of Catanzaro (90612 inhabitants)
97 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 1.1 2018-09-30
02:17:47
38.37 15.73 17 2019-06-04
09:16:16
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 68351651
Rev 100 ML 1.1 2018-09-30
02:17:47
38.36 15.73 17 2018-09-30
02:24:11
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 61464201
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-09-30 02:17:47 ± 0.14
Latitude 38.37 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.73 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 17 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 68351651

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 569
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 252
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 150
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 570
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 148
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 11
Number of defining phases 11
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.2
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.16997
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.3912
Number of stations at which the event was observed 6
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 6
Magnitudes information

ML:1.1

Field Value
Value 1.1
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 68351651
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-05-08 09:09:01

ML:1.1

Field Value
Value 1.1
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 61464201
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-09-30 02:24:11
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2018-09-30T02:18:01.06 0.3 undecidable manual S 139 0.3912 100 -0.22 70
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-09-30T02:18:00.46 0.6 undecidable manual S 233 0.3696 101 -0.19 48
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-09-30T02:17:57.30 0.6 undecidable manual S 27 0.2671 107 -0.39 46
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2018-09-30T02:17:55.24 0.1 undecidable manual P 139 0.3912 100 -0.05 98
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-09-30T02:17:55.78 0.6 undecidable manual S 239 0.2023 115 -0.12 50
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2018-09-30T02:17:55.02 0.3 undecidable manual P 184 0.3669 101 0.14 73
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-09-30T02:17:54.89 0.6 undecidable manual S 130 0.17 121 -0.15 49
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-09-30T02:17:54.74 0.3 undecidable manual P 233 0.3696 101 -0.18 72
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-09-30T02:17:53.36 0.1 negative manual P 27 0.2671 107 0.14 100
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-09-30T02:17:52.35 0.1 undecidable manual P 239 0.2023 115 0.17 100
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-09-30T02:17:51.94 0.1 undecidable manual P 130 0.17 121 0.25 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:1.4 0.0001264 0.84 AML other m 2018-09-30T02:17:56.82
MN.CEL.HHE. ML:1 6.015E-5 0.2 AML other m 2018-09-30T02:17:56.35
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:1.3 0.00010735 0.34 AML other m 2018-09-30T02:17:56.60
MN.CEL.HHN. ML:0.8 4.74E-5 1.48 AML other m 2018-09-30T02:17:57.92
IV.JOPP.HHN. ML:1.3 8.71E-5 0.62 AML other m 2018-09-30T02:17:57.69
IV.JOPP.HHE. ML:1 4.405E-5 0.36 AML other m 2018-09-30T02:17:57.58
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
Focal Mechanism in the area
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