Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.7 on date 16-02-2019 and time 20:58:47 (Italy) in region Isole Eolie (Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.7 earthquake occured in region: Isole Eolie (Messina), on

  • 16-02-2019 19:58:47 (UTC)
  • 16-02-2019 20:58:47 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.4, 14.52 at 2 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

No Italian municipalities within 20 km distance.

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
93 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
95 Km E of Bagheria (55387 inhabitants)
Recent and historical Seismicity
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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Bulletin
Rev1000
ML 1.7 2019-02-16
19:58:47
38.4 14.52 2 2019-08-22
08:25:02
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 69513421
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.7 2019-02-16
19:58:47
38.4 14.51 4 2019-02-16
20:06:23
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 65611031
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-02-16 19:58:47 ± 0.11
Latitude 38.40 ± 0.01
Longitude 14.52 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 2 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 69513421

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 564
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 495
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 230
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 560
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 92
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) 0.27
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.16817
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.70597
Number of stations at which the event was observed 12
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 12
Magnitudes information

ML:1.7

Field Value
Value 1.7
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 69513421
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-07-15 13:18:12

ML:1.7

Field Value
Value 1.7
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 8
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 65611031
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-02-16 20:06:23
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.MPNC.HHE. 2019-02-16T19:59:12.47 0.6 undecidable manual S 111 0.7015 50 -0.23 43
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2019-02-16T19:59:04.99 0.3 undecidable manual S 142 0.4533 92 0.13 70
IV.AIO.HHE. 2019-02-16T19:59:02.21 0.3 undecidable manual P 127 0.706 50 0.12 67
IV.MPNC.HHE. 2019-02-16T19:59:02.35 0.3 undecidable manual P 111 0.7015 50 0.34 64
IV.IVGP.HHE. 2019-02-16T19:59:01.42 0.6 undecidable manual S 91 0.3453 93 0.72 40
IV.PETRA.HHN. 2019-02-16T19:59:01.74 0.6 undecidable manual P 209 0.6511 50 0.6 40
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2019-02-16T19:59:01.77 0.3 undecidable manual S 94 0.3615 92 0.45 67
IV.CSLB.HHZ. 2019-02-16T19:59:00.01 0.3 undecidable manual P 218 0.5891 50 -0.08 69
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2019-02-16T19:59:00.05 0.3 undecidable manual P 127 0.6115 50 -0.43 64
IV.GIB.HHE. 2019-02-16T19:58:59.68 0.6 undecidable manual P 224 0.5648 50 0 47
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2019-02-16T19:58:57.08 0.3 undecidable manual P 142 0.4533 92 -0.4 66
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2019-02-16T19:58:55.28 0.1 undecidable manual P 94 0.3615 92 -0.16 95
IV.IVGP.HHE. 2019-02-16T19:58:54.86 0.3 undecidable manual P 91 0.3453 93 -0.22 70
IV.ILLI.HHZ. 2019-02-16T19:58:54.50 0.3 undecidable manual P 82 0.3381 93 -0.43 67
IV.IACL.HHZ. 2019-02-16T19:58:54.80 0.6 undecidable manual S 316 0.1844 95 0.26 48
IV.IFIL.HHZ. 2019-02-16T19:58:53.84 0.3 undecidable manual S 15 0.1682 95 -0.07 75
IV.IFIL.HHZ. 2019-02-16T19:58:51.09 0.1 undecidable manual P 15 0.1682 95 -0.07 100
IV.IACL.HHZ. 2019-02-16T19:58:51.57 0.1 negative manual P 316 0.1844 95 0.05 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.IFIL.HHE. ML:2.2 0.0015256645 0.1664 AML other m 2019-02-16T19:58:55.41
IV.IACL.HHN. ML:1.5 0.00025232305 0.1536 AML other m 2019-02-16T19:58:56.83
IV.IFIL.HHN. ML:1.8 0.00066373075 0.2176 AML other m 2019-02-16T19:58:56.90
IV.IACL.HHE. ML:1.5 0.0002618312 1.8848 AML other m 2019-02-16T19:58:56.02
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:1.6 9.7773835E-5 0.4352 AML other m 2019-02-16T19:59:07.58
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:1.8 0.00018598765 0.4096 AML other m 2019-02-16T19:59:07.52
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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