Earthquake (quarry blast) with magnitude of ML 1.1 on date 08-03-2019 and time 16:06:49 (Italy) in region 2 km SW Santa Lucia del Mela (ME)

A magnitude ML 1.1 (quarry blast) earthquake occured in region: 2 km SW Santa Lucia del Mela (ME), on

  • 08-03-2019 15:06:49 (UTC)
  • 08-03-2019 16:06:49 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.13, 15.27 at 0 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV.

Event type: quarry blast.

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
Santa Lucia del Mela ME 2 4650 4650
Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto ME 5 41583 46233
San Filippo del Mela ME 5 7115 53348
Merì ME 5 2338 55686
Castroreale ME 6 2504 58190
Gualtieri Sicaminò ME 6 1807 59997
Pace del Mela ME 7 6239 66236
Condrò ME 8 493 66729
San Pier Niceto ME 8 2837 69566
Rodì Milici ME 9 2056 71622
Terme Vigliatore ME 9 7395 79017
Torregrotta ME 11 7431 86448
Milazzo ME 11 31646 118094
Monforte San Giorgio ME 11 2777 120871
Roccavaldina ME 12 1133 122004
Valdina ME 12 1355 123359
Mazzarrà Sant'Andrea ME 12 1531 124890
Furnari ME 12 3784 128674
Venetico ME 14 3911 132585
Rometta ME 14 6650 139235
Spadafora ME 14 5021 144256
Mandanici ME 15 601 144857
Fiumedinisi ME 15 1409 146266
Falcone ME 16 2808 149074
Saponara ME 17 3988 153062
Tripi ME 17 873 153935
Antillo ME 17 919 154854
Novara di Sicilia ME 17 1337 156191
Itala ME 17 1640 157831
Alì ME 17 768 158599
Fondachelli-Fantina ME 18 1019 159618
Pagliara ME 18 1170 160788
Oliveri ME 18 2181 162969
Villafranca Tirrena ME 19 8584 171553
Basicò ME 19 612 172165
Alì Terme ME 19 2539 174704
Scaletta Zanclea ME 19 2140 176844
Casalvecchio Siculo ME 19 842 177686
Nizza di Sicilia ME 20 3667 181353
Savoca ME 20 1732 183085

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
27 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
33 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
58 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
71 Km N of Catania (314555 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 2019-03-08
15:06:49
38.13 15.27 1 2019-08-22
08:25:06
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 69929511
Rev 100 ML 1.2 2019-03-08
15:06:48
38.12 15.29 8 2019-03-08
15:12:02
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 66298471
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-03-08 15:06:49 ± 0.06
Latitude 38.13 ± 0.00
Longitude 15.27 ± 0.00
Depth (km) 1 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type quarry blast
Origin ID 69929511

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 520
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 360
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 316
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 520
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 115
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 10
Number of defining phases 7
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.14
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.33455
Number of stations at which the event was observed 10
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 7
Magnitudes information

ML:1.1

Field Value
Value 1.1
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 69929511
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-06-26 09:32:02

ML:1.2

Field Value
Value 1.2
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 8
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 66298471
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-03-08 15:12:02
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.PLLN.EHZ. 2019-03-08T15:07:23.97 3.0 undecidable manual Sg 4.13 0
IV.IVPL.HHE. 2019-03-08T15:06:56.44 0.3 undecidable manual P 318 0.3345 91 -0.13 71
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2019-03-08T15:06:56.27 0.3 undecidable manual P 255 0.3193 91 0.05 72
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2019-03-08T15:06:54.16 0.1 undecidable manual P 54 0.2347 91 -0.18 95
IV.IST3.HHE. 2019-03-08T15:06:54.32 3.0 undecidable manual P -7.88 0
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2019-03-08T15:06:52.31 0.1 undecidable manual P 226 0.1421 92 0.03 100
IV.MILZ.HHN. 2019-03-08T15:06:52.52 0.3 undecidable manual P 349 0.1466 92 0.14 73
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2019-03-08T15:06:52.58 0.1 undecidable manual P 189 0.1583 92 -0.06 99
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2019-03-08T15:06:51.05 3.0 undecidable manual P 0
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2019-03-08T15:06:50.86 0.1 undecidable manual P 74 0.071 94 0.15 99
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:0 0.000437 0.22 AML other m 2019-03-08T15:06:52.72
IV.NOV.HHE. ML:1.4 0.0002745 0.56 AML other m 2019-03-08T15:06:53.32
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:0 0.0002615 0.6 AML other m 2019-03-08T15:06:55.05
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:0.8 5.685E-5 0.2 AML other m 2019-03-08T15:06:55.98
IV.NOV.HHN. ML:1.3 0.0002405 1.76 AML other m 2019-03-08T15:06:55.04
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:0.9 5.21E-5 0.52 AML other m 2019-03-08T15:06:58.39
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:0.8 7.055E-5 0.2 AML other m 2019-03-08T15:06:58.36
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:1.2 9.03E-5 1.38 AML other m 2019-03-08T15:06:59.85
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
Focal Mechanism in the area
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