Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.2 on date 30-09-2018 and time 16:32:42 (Italy) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.2 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 30-09-2018 14:32:42 (UTC)
  • 30-09-2018 16:32:42 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.38, 15.72 at 17 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
Scilla RC 14 4964 34149
Seminara RC 14 2811 36960
MelicuccĂ  RC 16 930 37890
Gioia Tauro RC 17 19864 57754
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 17 4120 61874
San Procopio RC 18 534 62408
San Roberto RC 18 1750 64158
Fiumara RC 18 1018 65176
Sinopoli RC 19 2089 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)
30 Km N of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
85 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 1.2 2018-09-30
14:32:42
38.38 15.72 17 2019-06-04
09:16:16
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 68351971
Rev 100 ML 1.4 2018-09-30
14:32:42
38.37 15.73 18 2018-09-30
14:42:23
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 61478881
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-09-30 14:32:42 ± 0.15
Latitude 38.38 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.72 ± 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 68351971

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 736
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 138
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 42
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 740
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 153
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 13
Number of defining phases 13
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.23
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.17807
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.4002
Number of stations at which the event was observed 7
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 7
Magnitudes information

ML:1.2

Field Value
Value 1.2
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 9
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 68351971
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-05-08 09:30:24

ML:1.4

Field Value
Value 1.4
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 11
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 61478881
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-09-30 14:42:23
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2018-09-30T14:32:56.45 0.6 undecidable manual S 139 0.4002 100 -0.43 44
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-09-30T14:32:55.82 0.6 undecidable manual S 232 0.3696 101 -0.17 48
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-09-30T14:32:52.68 0.3 undecidable manual S 29 0.2635 108 -0.27 70
IV.GMB.BHN. 2018-09-30T14:32:52.12 0.3 undecidable manual S 158 0.2248 112 0.26 72
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-09-30T14:32:51.15 0.6 undecidable manual S 236 0.2014 115 -0.09 50
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2018-09-30T14:32:50.37 0.1 undecidable manual P 183 0.3732 101 0.04 97
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-09-30T14:32:50.25 0.3 undecidable manual S 131 0.1781 119 -0.37 69
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2018-09-30T14:32:50.61 0.1 undecidable manual P 139 0.4002 100 -0.17 93
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-09-30T14:32:50.09 0.1 undecidable manual P 232 0.3696 101 -0.18 95
IV.GMB.BHN. 2018-09-30T14:32:48.12 0.1 undecidable manual P 158 0.2248 112 0.24 96
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-09-30T14:32:48.72 0.1 undecidable manual P 29 0.2635 108 0.2 97
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-09-30T14:32:47.72 0.1 undecidable manual P 236 0.2014 115 0.2 97
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-09-30T14:32:47.29 0.1 undecidable manual P 131 0.1781 119 0.12 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.SOI.EHN. ML:1.2 5.225E-5 0.52 AML other m 2018-09-30T14:32:58.46
MN.CEL.HHN. ML:1.1 8.3039205E-5 0.3392 AML other m 2018-09-30T14:32:53.34
MN.CEL.HNN. ML:1.1 8.041966E-5 0.32 AML other m 2018-09-30T14:32:53.34
MN.CEL.HHE. ML:1.2 9.0281015E-5 0.16 AML other m 2018-09-30T14:32:51.75
MN.CEL.HNE. ML:1 7.195291E-5 0.224 AML other m 2018-09-30T14:32:51.86
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:1.4 0.00016052585 0.2432 AML other m 2018-09-30T14:32:52.21
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:1.2 9.671608E-5 0.32 AML other m 2018-09-30T14:32:51.28
IV.JOPP.HHE. ML:0.8 2.718622E-5 0.1408 AML other m 2018-09-30T14:32:52.71
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:1.3 6.738563E-5 0.32 AML other m 2018-09-30T14:32:56.06
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