Earthquake (explosion) with magnitude of ML 0.9 on date 25-10-2019 and time 08:01:33 (UTC) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude ML 0.9 (explosion) earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 25-10-2019 08:01:33 (UTC)
  • 25-10-2019 10:01:33 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.18, 15.59 at 0 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV.

Event type: explosion.

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
Messina ME 3 238439 238439
Villa San Giovanni RC 6 13784 252223
Campo Calabro RC 7 4536 256759
Reggio di Calabria RC 9 183035 439794
Fiumara RC 10 1018 440812
Calanna RC 12 934 441746
San Roberto RC 13 1750 443496
Laganadi RC 13 413 443909
Saponara ME 14 3988 447897
Scilla RC 14 4964 452861
Sant'Alessio in Aspromonte RC 15 343 453204
Villafranca Tirrena ME 15 8584 461788
Rometta ME 15 6650 468438
Santo Stefano in Aspromonte RC 18 1263 469701
Monforte San Giorgio ME 18 2777 472478
Cardeto RC 19 1641 474119
Roccavaldina ME 19 1133 475252
Scaletta Zanclea ME 19 2140 477392
Valdina ME 19 1355 478747
Spadafora ME 20 5021 483768
Itala ME 20 1640 485408

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
3 Km SE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
9 Km NW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
73 Km NE of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
87 Km NE of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
Recent and historical Seismicity
Seismic hazard
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Felt maps
Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Rev 1000 ML 0.9 2019-10-25
08:01:33
38.18 15.59 0 2020-02-28
16:42:27
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 76776081
Rev 100 ML 1.0 2019-10-25
08:01:33
38.2 15.6 13 2019-10-25
08:35:26
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 73438071
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-10-25 08:01:33 ± 0.15
Latitude 38.18 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.59 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 0 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type explosion
Origin ID 76776081

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1240
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 960
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) 1240
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 90
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 8
Number of defining phases 8
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.34
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.08364
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.37951
Number of stations at which the event was observed 8
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 8
Magnitudes information

ML:0.9

Field Value
Value 0.9
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 10
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 76776081
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-02-24 16:10:01

ML:1

Field Value
Value 1
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 10
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 73438071
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-10-25 08:35:26
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2019-10-25T08:01:41.76 0.3 undecidable manual P 106 0.3795 90 -0.68 83
IV.AIO.HHE. 2019-10-25T08:01:41.49 0.6 undecidable manual P 234 0.3507 90 -0.3 62
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2019-10-25T08:01:39.39 0.3 undecidable manual P 71 0.2509 90 -0.18 98
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2019-10-25T08:01:38.70 0.3 undecidable manual P 154 0.197 90 0.33 96
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2019-10-25T08:01:38.07 0.3 undecidable manual P 260 0.1898 90 -0.15 100
IV.SICLA.EHZ. 2019-10-25T08:01:36.94 0.3 undecidable manual P 52 0.1232 90 0.21 100
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2019-10-25T08:01:36.55 0.3 undecidable manual P 322 0.1061 90 0.21 100
IT.RCU.HGE. 2019-10-25T08:01:36.20 0.3 undecidable manual P 135 0.0836 91 0.35 97
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:0.7 8.1052815E-5 1.7376 AML other m 2019-10-25T08:01:38.00
IV.SICLA.EHE. ML:1 0.00013975355 0.32 AML other m 2019-10-25T08:01:39.96
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:1.1 0.0001777803 0.32 AML other m 2019-10-25T08:01:39.99
IV.MTTG.HHN. ML:0.8 4.4709925E-5 0.624 AML other m 2019-10-25T08:01:40.51
IV.SICLA.EHN. ML:0.9 0.000113171485 0.3584 AML other m 2019-10-25T08:01:40.70
IV.MTTG.HHE. ML:0.9 5.779412E-5 1.12 AML other m 2019-10-25T08:01:41.06
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:1.2 0.00011384226 0.416 AML other m 2019-10-25T08:01:41.66
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:0.9 6.644165E-5 1.0144 AML other m 2019-10-25T08:01:41.30
MN.CEL.HHN. ML:0.6 2.6187485E-5 0.1568 AML other m 2019-10-25T08:01:42.41
MN.CEL.HHE. ML:0.7 2.8621309E-5 0.32 AML other m 2019-10-25T08:01:43.05
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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