Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.1 on date 24-12-2018 and time 17:09:55 (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

  • 24-12-2018 16:09:55 (UTC)
  • 24-12-2018 17:09:55 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.36, 15.74 at 17 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV.

Search earthquakes: Any within 30 km radius

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 10 18930 18930
Bagnara Calabra RC 10 10255 29185
Seminara RC 12 2811 31996
Scilla RC 12 4964 36960
MelicuccĂ  RC 14 930 37890
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 15 4120 42010
San Procopio RC 16 534 42544
Gioia Tauro RC 16 19864 62408
Sinopoli RC 16 2089 64497
San Roberto RC 16 1750 66247
Fiumara RC 17 1018 67265
Campo Calabro RC 18 4536 71801
Villa San Giovanni RC 18 13784 85585
Cosoleto RC 19 859 86444
Calanna RC 20 934 87378

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
24 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
29 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 2018-12-24
16:09:55
38.36 15.74 17 2019-06-04
09:16:18
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 68792531
Rev 100 ML 1.1 2018-12-24
16:09:55
38.36 15.73 11 2018-12-24
16:22:46
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 64172201
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-12-24 16:09:55 ± 0.22
Latitude 38.36 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.74 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 17 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 68792531

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 955
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 625
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 194
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 950
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 247
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 21
Number of defining phases 12
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
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.37052
Number of stations at which the event was observed 16
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 7
Magnitudes information

ML:1.1

Field Value
Value 1.1
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 68792531
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-05-22 15:59:33

ML:1.1

Field Value
Value 1.1
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 64172201
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-12-24 16:22:46
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
GU.ENR.HHZ. 2018-12-24T16:11:46.45 3.0 undecidable manual Pn 4.39 0
SI.ROSI.HHZ. 2018-12-24T16:11:46.80 3.0 undecidable manual Pn -2.77 0
ST.DOSS.HHZ. 2018-12-24T16:11:40.30 3.0 undecidable manual Pn 3.11 0
IV.PE3.EHZ. 2018-12-24T16:11:10.43 3.0 undecidable manual Pn 5.83 0
HL.VLS.HHZ. 2018-12-24T16:11:02.29 3.0 positive manual Pg 13.89 0
IV.PAOL.HHZ. 2018-12-24T16:10:27.21 3.0 negative manual Pg 4.33 0
IV.AMUR.HHZ. 2018-12-24T16:10:24.88 3.0 undecidable manual Pn 2.1 0
IV.HPAC.HHZ. 2018-12-24T16:10:22.75 3.0 undecidable manual P 0
IV.MPNC.HHE. 2018-12-24T16:10:08.87 0.3 undecidable manual S 235 0.3705 101 -0.39 66
IV.GMB.BHE. 2018-12-24T16:10:04.85 0.3 undecidable manual S 160 0.2032 115 0.32 69
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-12-24T16:10:04.79 0.3 undecidable manual S 242 0.205 115 0.22 71
IV.MPNC.HHE. 2018-12-24T16:10:03.75 0.3 undecidable manual P 235 0.3705 101 0.23 69
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2018-12-24T16:10:03.23 0.1 undecidable manual P 185 0.3579 102 -0.07 95
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-12-24T16:10:03.07 0.6 undecidable manual S 129 0.1565 124 -0.25 48
IV.SICLA.EHZ. 2018-12-24T16:10:02.06 0.6 undecidable manual S 191 0.1052 138 -0.11 49
IT.RCU.HGZ. 2018-12-24T16:10:01.30 0.1 undecidable manual P 194 0.2446 110 -0.14 95
IV.TDS.HHZ. 2018-12-24T16:10:01.45 3.0 undecidable manual P 0
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-12-24T16:10:00.14 0.1 undecidable manual P 129 0.1565 124 0.05 99
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-12-24T16:10:00.77 0.1 undecidable manual P 242 0.205 115 -0.04 98
IV.GMB.BHE. 2018-12-24T16:10:00.89 0.1 undecidable manual P 160 0.2032 115 0.1 97
IV.SICLA.EHZ. 2018-12-24T16:09:59.37 0.1 undecidable manual P 191 0.1052 138 -0.05 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
MN.CEL.HNN. ML:1 7.5941325E-5 0.1792 AML other m 2018-12-24T16:10:03.44
MN.CEL.HNE. ML:1 6.884006E-5 0.1408 AML other m 2018-12-24T16:10:03.60
MN.CEL.HHN. ML:0 0.0001365 1.16 AML other m 2018-12-24T16:10:04.01
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
Focal Mechanism in the area
Download
Type Description Link
QuakeML - small Event, Origin, FocalMechanism Download
QuakeML - full Event, Origin, FocalMechanism, Amplitude, Arrival, Pick, Station Magnitude Download