Earthquake with magnitude of Md 3.2 on date 08-06-1985 and time 12:44:38 (Italy) in region Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina)

A magnitude Md 3.2 earthquake occured in region: Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina), on

  • 08-06-1985 10:44:38 (UTC)
  • 08-06-1985 12:44:38 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.26, 15.23 at 5 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV.

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
Milazzo ME 5 31646 31646
Merì ME 11 2338 33984
San Filippo del Mela ME 11 7115 41099
Pace del Mela ME 11 6239 47338
Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto ME 13 41583 88921
Venetico ME 13 3911 92832
Condrò ME 13 493 93325
Torregrotta ME 13 7431 100756
Gualtieri Sicaminò ME 13 1807 102563
Spadafora ME 13 5021 107584
Santa Lucia del Mela ME 14 4650 112234
Valdina ME 15 1355 113589
Terme Vigliatore ME 15 7395 120984
Roccavaldina ME 16 1133 122117
San Pier Niceto ME 16 2837 124954
Rodì Milici ME 18 2056 127010
Monforte San Giorgio ME 18 2777 129787
Castroreale ME 18 2504 132291
Villafranca Tirrena ME 18 8584 140875
Rometta ME 19 6650 147525
Saponara ME 20 3988 151513
Furnari ME 20 3784 155297

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
30 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
40 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
72 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
85 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 Md 3.2 1985-06-08
10:44:38
38.26 15.23 5 2013-07-15
08:41:04
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 8229
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1985-06-08 10:44:38 ± 0.581
Latitude 38.26 ± 0.06
Longitude 15.23 ± 0.02
Depth (km) 5 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 8229

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description horizontal uncertainty
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter)
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter)
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi)
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 6496
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 210
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 6
Number of defining phases 6
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.5
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00324
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.01878
Number of stations at which the event was observed 5
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 5
Magnitude information

Md:3.2

Field Value
Value 3.2
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 8229
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 17:12:17
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.FA1.Z. 1985-06-08T10:45:28.00 10.0 undecidable manual SN 231 0.0142 0.55 0.5
--.ERC.Z. 1985-06-08T10:45:13.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 264 0.0188 -0.53 0.7
--.FA1.Z. 1985-06-08T10:45:07.50 10.0 undecidable manual PN 231 0.0142 0.94 0.4
--.PA1.Z. 1985-06-08T10:45:01.50 10.0 negative manual PN 191 0.0113 -0.61 1.7
--.GIB.Z. 1985-06-08T10:44:58.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 254 0.0088 0.09 1.5
--.RCI.Z. 1985-06-08T10:44:46.50 10.0 undecidable manual PG 115 0.0032 0.37 1.2
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
Focal Mechanism in the area
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