Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.5 on date 30-09-2018 and time 16:32:51 (Italy) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.5 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 30-09-2018 14:32:51 (UTC)
  • 30-09-2018 16:32:51 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.37, 15.72 at 18 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 12 10255 29185
Scilla RC 13 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 Roberto RC 18 1750 63624
San Procopio RC 18 534 64158
Fiumara RC 18 1018 65176
Sinopoli RC 18 2089 67265
Campo Calabro RC 18 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 1.5 2018-09-30
14:32:51
38.37 15.72 18 2019-06-04
09:16:16
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 68352001
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-09-30 14:32:51 ± 0.13
Latitude 38.37 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.72 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 18 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 68352001

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 622
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 211
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 163
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 620
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 134
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 18
Number of defining phases 18
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) 0.17717
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.56657
Number of stations at which the event was observed 9
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 9
Magnitude information

ML:1.5

Field Value
Value 1.5
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 13
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 68352001
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-05-08 09:33:34
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.PLAC.HHE. 2018-09-30T14:33:12.15 0.6 undecidable manual S 82 0.5666 97 0.86 36
IV.MILZ.HHN. 2018-09-30T14:33:06.44 0.6 undecidable manual S 255 0.3975 102 0.11 47
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2018-09-30T14:33:06.12 0.6 undecidable manual S 139 0.3993 102 -0.26 46
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-09-30T14:33:05.35 0.6 undecidable manual S 232 0.3678 103 -0.12 47
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2018-09-30T14:33:05.57 0.6 undecidable manual S 183 0.3714 103 -0.01 48
IV.PLAC.HHE. 2018-09-30T14:33:02.87 0.6 undecidable manual P 82 0.5666 97 -0.23 44
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-09-30T14:33:02.15 0.6 undecidable manual S 29 0.2653 110 -0.42 45
IV.GMB.BHE. 2018-09-30T14:33:01.61 0.6 undecidable manual S 158 0.223 115 0.21 48
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2018-09-30T14:33:00.06 0.1 undecidable manual P 139 0.3993 102 -0.21 92
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-09-30T14:33:00.78 0.6 undecidable manual S 237 0.1996 118 -0.01 50
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2018-09-30T14:33:00.10 0.3 undecidable manual P 183 0.3714 103 0.29 68
IV.MILZ.HHN. 2018-09-30T14:33:00.19 0.3 undecidable manual P 255 0.3975 102 -0.05 71
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-09-30T14:32:59.79 0.6 undecidable manual S 130 0.1772 122 -0.43 46
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-09-30T14:32:59.41 0.3 undecidable manual P 232 0.3678 103 -0.34 67
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-09-30T14:32:58.16 0.1 undecidable manual P 29 0.2653 110 0.09 97
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-09-30T14:32:57.19 0.1 undecidable manual P 237 0.1996 118 0.15 97
IV.GMB.BHE. 2018-09-30T14:32:57.59 0.1 undecidable manual P 158 0.223 115 0.19 96
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-09-30T14:32:56.74 0.1 undecidable manual P 130 0.1772 122 0.03 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
MN.CEL.HHN. ML:1.3 0.00013140645 0.3008 AML other m 2018-09-30T14:33:02.63
MN.CEL.HNN. ML:1.3 0.00011272706 0.32 AML other m 2018-09-30T14:33:02.63
MN.CEL.HHE. ML:1.4 0.00015272205 0.32 AML other m 2018-09-30T14:33:02.48
MN.CEL.HNE. ML:1.4 0.00014853655 0.416 AML other m 2018-09-30T14:33:02.49
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:1.6 0.0002435927 0.2432 AML other m 2018-09-30T14:33:02.01
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:1.6 0.0002108918 0.2432 AML other m 2018-09-30T14:33:01.23
IV.JOPP.HHE. ML:1.4 0.000108746665 0.2816 AML other m 2018-09-30T14:33:02.99
IV.JOPP.HHN. ML:1.7 0.00021891095 0.2752 AML other m 2018-09-30T14:33:03.22
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:1.8 0.000190633795 0.32 AML other m 2018-09-30T14:33:06.48
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:2 0.000280229 0.2368 AML other m 2018-09-30T14:33:06.50
IV.SOI.EHE. ML:1.4 7.1559785E-5 0.6208 AML other m 2018-09-30T14:33:07.16
IV.MTTG.HHE. ML:1.5 8.8806325E-5 0.6784 AML other m 2018-09-30T14:33:05.88
IV.MTTG.HHN. ML:1.4 6.9765E-5 0.4864 AML other m 2018-09-30T14:33:10.02
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