Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.4 on date 16-09-2019 and time 14:36:55 (Italy) in region 2 km S Montalbano Elicona (ME)

A magnitude ML 1.4 earthquake occured in region: 2 km S Montalbano Elicona (ME), on

  • 16-09-2019 12:36:55 (UTC)
  • 16-09-2019 14:36:55 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.01, 15.02 at 32 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Sala Sismica INGV-Roma.

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
Montalbano Elicona ME 2 2287 2287
San Piero Patti ME 7 2915 5202
Basicò ME 7 612 5814
Roccella Valdemone ME 8 666 6480
Tripi ME 8 873 7353
Novara di Sicilia ME 10 1337 8690
Floresta ME 10 485 9175
Malvagna ME 10 733 9908
Raccuja ME 11 1041 10949
Santa Domenica Vittoria ME 11 980 11929
Librizzi ME 12 1660 13589
Moio Alcantara ME 12 717 14306
Ucria ME 13 1058 15364
Falcone ME 13 2808 18172
Fondachelli-Fantina ME 14 1019 19191
Oliveri ME 14 2181 21372
Mazzarrà Sant'Andrea ME 14 1531 22903
Furnari ME 14 3784 26687
Francavilla di Sicilia ME 15 3945 30632
Montagnareale ME 16 1615 32247
Randazzo CT 16 10900 43147
Patti ME 16 13431 56578
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 16 3215 59793
Sant'Angelo di Brolo ME 17 3090 62883
Rodì Milici ME 17 2056 64939
Tortorici ME 17 6435 71374
Sinagra ME 17 2705 74079
Motta Camastra ME 18 845 74924
Terme Vigliatore ME 19 7395 82319
Castroreale ME 20 2504 84823
Antillo ME 20 919 85742

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
46 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
51 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
56 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
56 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 100 ML 1.4 2019-09-16
12:36:55
38.01 15.02 32 2019-09-16
21:06:03
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 72473691
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-09-16 12:36:55 ± 0.17
Latitude 38.01 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.02 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 32 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 72473691

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 538
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 531
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 6
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 540
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 68
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 17
Number of defining phases 17
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.19
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.09263
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.37052
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:1.4

Field Value
Value 1.4
Uncertainty 0.4
Num. used stations 8
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 72473691
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-09-16 21:06:03
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2019-09-16T12:37:10.73 0.3 undecidable manual S 355 0.3705 124 -0.02 71
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2019-09-16T12:37:10.23 0.3 undecidable manual S 275 0.3399 126 0.23 69
IV.MPNC.HHE. 2019-09-16T12:37:09.13 0.6 undecidable manual S 62 0.295 131 0.17 46
IV.MNO.SHZ. 2019-09-16T12:37:08.82 0.3 undecidable manual S 254 0.2689 134 0.45 67
IV.AIO.HHE. 2019-09-16T12:37:06.44 0.3 undecidable manual S 102 0.17 147 -0.05 73
IV.ECTS.EHE. 2019-09-16T12:37:06.36 0.3 undecidable manual S 148 0.1466 151 0.22 71
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2019-09-16T12:37:05.42 0.3 undecidable manual S 77 0.0926 161 -0.06 74
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2019-09-16T12:37:05.45 0.3 undecidable manual S 287 0.1223 155 -0.36 69
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2019-09-16T12:37:04.29 0.1 undecidable manual P 355 0.3705 124 -0.02 95
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2019-09-16T12:37:03.78 0.1 undecidable manual P 275 0.3399 126 -0.09 93
IV.MPNC.HHE. 2019-09-16T12:37:03.58 0.1 undecidable manual P 62 0.295 131 0.3 90
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2019-09-16T12:37:02.51 0.1 undecidable manual P 216 0.2239 139 0.1 96
IV.MNO.SHZ. 2019-09-16T12:37:02.81 0.1 undecidable manual P 254 0.2689 134 -0.13 94
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2019-09-16T12:37:01.31 0.1 undecidable manual P 287 0.1223 155 -0.15 96
IV.AIO.HHE. 2019-09-16T12:37:01.74 0.1 undecidable manual P 102 0.17 147 -0.11 97
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2019-09-16T12:37:01.25 0.1 undecidable manual P 77 0.0926 161 -0.02 100
IV.ECTS.EHE. 2019-09-16T12:37:01.46 0.1 undecidable manual P 148 0.1466 151 -0.19 95
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:1.2 6.625E-5 0.32 AML other m 2019-09-16T12:37:06.30
IV.NOV.HHE. ML:1.9 0.000333 1.02 AML other m 2019-09-16T12:37:06.19
IV.NOV.HHN. ML:1.9 0.0003795 1.26 AML other m 2019-09-16T12:37:06.74
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:1.1 5.52E-5 0.42 AML other m 2019-09-16T12:37:05.73
IV.MNO.SHE. ML:0 9.1579705E-5 0.7616 AML other m 2019-09-16T12:37:10.54
IV.MNO.SHN. ML:0 5.6380275E-5 0.3648 AML other m 2019-09-16T12:37:12.43
IV.MSFR.HHE. ML:0.9 1.822742E-5 0.3008 AML other m 2019-09-16T12:37:10.71
IV.MSFR.HHN. ML:0.8 1.73155325E-5 0.3776 AML other m 2019-09-16T12:37:10.68
IV.IVPL.HHE. ML:1.7 0.00011492295 0.3776 AML other m 2019-09-16T12:37:12.92
IV.IVPL.HHN. ML:1.6 0.0001013038 0.256 AML other m 2019-09-16T12:37:11.55
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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