Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.6 on date 13-01-2019 and time 01:00:09 (Italy) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.6 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 13-01-2019 00:00:09 (UTC)
  • 13-01-2019 01:00:09 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.36, 15.69 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
Scilla RC 12 4964 4964
Bagnara Calabra RC 12 10255 15219
Palmi RC 14 18930 34149
Seminara RC 16 2811 36960
Campo Calabro RC 16 4536 41496
Villa San Giovanni RC 16 13784 55280
Fiumara RC 16 1018 56298
San Roberto RC 16 1750 58048
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 18 4120 62168
MelicuccĂ  RC 18 930 63098
San Procopio RC 19 534 63632
Sinopoli RC 19 2089 65721
Calanna RC 19 934 66655
Gioia Tauro RC 20 19864 86519

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
22 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
28 Km N of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
88 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 inhabitants)
95 Km NE of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
99 Km SW of Catanzaro (90612 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 1.6 2019-01-13
00:00:09
38.36 15.69 16 2019-08-22
08:24:49
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 65440691
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-01-13 00:00:09 ± 0.19
Latitude 38.36 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.69 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 16 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 65440691

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1024
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 281
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 1
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1020
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 237
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 17
Number of defining phases 15
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
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.71586
Number of stations at which the event was observed 10
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 8
Magnitude information

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 65440691
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-02-12 14:32:17
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.SPS2.HHZ. 2019-01-13T00:00:41.28 3.0 undecidable manual P 0
IV.CAR1.HHZ. 2019-01-13T00:00:39.60 3.0 undecidable manual P 0
IV.MUCR.HHE. 2019-01-13T00:00:33.33 1.0 undecidable manual S 244 0.7159 94 -0.19 21
IV.MUCR.HHE. 2019-01-13T00:00:23.26 0.6 undecidable manual P 244 0.7159 94 -0.24 42
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2019-01-13T00:00:22.50 0.3 undecidable manual S 232 0.3399 100 0.05 72
IT.RCU.HGZ. 2019-01-13T00:00:19.30 0.3 undecidable manual S 185 0.2356 108 -0.16 72
IV.GMB.BHE. 2019-01-13T00:00:19.10 0.3 undecidable manual S 151 0.2158 110 0.19 72
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2019-01-13T00:00:18.00 0.3 undecidable manual S 238 0.1727 118 0.28 72
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2019-01-13T00:00:17.80 0.3 undecidable manual S 121 0.1844 115 -0.23 71
IV.MTTG.HHE. 2019-01-13T00:00:17.80 0.3 undecidable manual P 179 0.3534 100 0.47 66
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2019-01-13T00:00:16.69 0.3 undecidable manual P 232 0.3399 100 -0.42 66
IV.GMB.BHE. 2019-01-13T00:00:15.30 0.3 undecidable manual P 151 0.2158 110 0.24 71
IV.SICLA.EHZ. 2019-01-13T00:00:15.90 0.3 undecidable manual S 171 0.1016 137 -0.14 73
IT.RCU.HGZ. 2019-01-13T00:00:15.37 0.6 undecidable manual P 185 0.2356 108 -0.01 49
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2019-01-13T00:00:14.43 0.1 undecidable manual P 238 0.1727 118 0.05 100
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2019-01-13T00:00:14.48 0.3 undecidable manual P 121 0.1844 115 -0.08 74
IV.SICLA.EHZ. 2019-01-13T00:00:13.40 0.3 undecidable manual P 171 0.1016 137 -0.01 75
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:0 0.4999947232824 172738.6112 AML other m 2019-01-13T00:00:24.91
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:0 0.000214525 0.1664 AML other m 2019-01-13T00:00:18.34
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:0 0.00023669945 0.2176 AML other m 2019-01-13T00:00:18.98
IV.SICLA.EHN. ML:1.4 0.000239004 0.32 AML other m 2019-01-13T00:00:16.19
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
Focal Mechanism in the area
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