Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.6 on date 08-03-2020 and time 19:11:36 (Italy) in region 3 km S Ucria (ME)

A magnitude ML 1.6 earthquake occured in region: 3 km S Ucria (ME), on

  • 08-03-2020 18:11:36 (UTC)
  • 08-03-2020 19:11:36 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.02, 14.88 at 8 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
Ucria ME 3 1058 1058
Floresta ME 4 485 1543
Tortorici ME 5 6435 7978
Raccuja ME 5 1041 9019
Sinagra ME 8 2705 11724
San Piero Patti ME 9 2915 14639
Galati Mamertino ME 10 2627 17266
Castell'Umberto ME 10 3128 20394
San Salvatore di Fitalia ME 11 1319 21713
Sant'Angelo di Brolo ME 11 3090 24803
Longi ME 11 1473 26276
Ficarra ME 11 1469 27745
Librizzi ME 11 1660 29405
Montalbano Elicona ME 12 2287 31692
Frazzanò ME 13 711 32403
Santa Domenica Vittoria ME 13 980 33383
Mirto ME 13 974 34357
Naso ME 14 3813 38170
Montagnareale ME 14 1615 39785
Roccella Valdemone ME 15 666 40451
Alcara li Fusi ME 16 1980 42431
Patti ME 16 13431 55862
Brolo ME 16 5783 61645
Piraino ME 16 3962 65607
Randazzo CT 17 10900 76507
San Marco d'Alunzio ME 17 1996 78503
Basicò ME 17 612 79115
Gioiosa Marea ME 17 7074 86189
Militello Rosmarino ME 18 1324 87513
Capri Leone ME 18 4515 92028
Maniace CT 18 3765 95793
Malvagna ME 19 733 96526
Torrenova ME 19 4386 100912
Tripi ME 20 873 101785
Capo d'Orlando ME 20 13254 115039
Moio Alcantara ME 20 717 115756
Oliveri ME 20 2181 117937

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
52 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
60 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
63 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
68 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
92 Km NE of Caltanissetta (63360 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 1.6 2020-03-08
18:11:36
38.02 14.88 8 2020-07-18
21:08:27
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 77492941
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.7 2020-03-08
18:11:36
38.03 14.87 10 2020-03-08
18:19:31
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 77134581
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-03-08 18:11:36 ± 0.1
Latitude 38.02 ± 0.01
Longitude 14.88 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 8 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 77492941

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 559
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 468
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 211
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) 63
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 20
Number of defining phases 20
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.3
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.02608
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.59625
Number of stations at which the event was observed 13
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 13
Magnitudes information

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 8
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 77492941
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-03-23 09:00:33

ML:1.7

Field Value
Value 1.7
Uncertainty 0.4
Num. used stations 7
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 77134581
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-03-08 18:19:31
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.IFIL.HHN. 2020-03-08T18:11:57.84 0.6 undecidable manual S 337 0.5963 50 0.22 43
IV.IFIL.HHN. 2020-03-08T18:11:49.44 0.6 undecidable manual P 337 0.5963 50 0.63 39
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2020-03-08T18:11:47.78 0.6 undecidable manual S 99 0.2833 104 -0.22 46
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2020-03-08T18:11:47.79 1.0 undecidable manual P 63 0.5531 50 -0.28 22
IV.ECTS.HHZ. 2020-03-08T18:11:46.02 0.6 undecidable manual S 125 0.2338 107 -0.17 47
IV.EPIT.HHZ. 2020-03-08T18:11:46.84 0.6 undecidable manual S 146 0.2491 106 0.09 48
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2020-03-08T18:11:45.49 0.3 undecidable manual S 274 0.2266 107 -0.41 67
IV.IVPL.HNE. 2020-03-08T18:11:45.20 0.6 undecidable manual P 13 0.3678 50 0.3 45
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2020-03-08T18:11:45.59 0.6 undecidable manual P 219 0.393 50 0.25 45
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2020-03-08T18:11:44.88 0.3 undecidable manual P 71 0.3948 50 -0.49 64
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2020-03-08T18:11:44.40 0.6 undecidable manual S 185 0.1943 110 -0.32 46
IV.EMCN.HNZ. 2020-03-08T18:11:43.23 0.3 undecidable manual P 152 0.2572 105 0.54 65
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2020-03-08T18:11:42.74 0.1 positive manual P 99 0.2833 104 -0.51 87
IV.EPIT.HHZ. 2020-03-08T18:11:42.84 0.3 undecidable manual P 146 0.2491 106 0.31 69
IV.ECTS.HHZ. 2020-03-08T18:11:42.15 0.1 undecidable manual P 125 0.2338 107 -0.06 97
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2020-03-08T18:11:41.27 0.1 undecidable manual P 185 0.1943 110 -0.09 97
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2020-03-08T18:11:41.70 0.1 undecidable manual P 274 0.2266 107 -0.34 91
IV.EMSG.HHZ. 2020-03-08T18:11:41.97 0.1 undecidable manual P 164 0.2041 109 0.4 91
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2020-03-08T18:11:39.96 0.3 undecidable manual S 352 0.0261 160 0.32 72
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2020-03-08T18:11:38.52 0.1 negative manual P 352 0.0261 160 0.09 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:0 0.0023652245 0.1152 AML other m 2020-03-08T18:11:40.20
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:0 0.003638115 0.2304 AML other m 2020-03-08T18:11:40.28
IV.EPZF.HHN. ML:1.9 0.0005486336 0.384 AML other m 2020-03-08T18:11:48.04
IV.EPZF.HHE. ML:1.6 0.0002552253 0.2432 AML other m 2020-03-08T18:11:49.25
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:1.3 8.422071E-5 0.1408 AML other m 2020-03-08T18:11:49.55
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:1.4 0.00010508696 0.2176 AML other m 2020-03-08T18:11:49.89
IV.EMSG.HHN. ML:2 0.000755341 0.4864 AML other m 2020-03-08T18:11:53.86
IV.EMSG.HHE. ML:2 0.00070367975 0.4608 AML other m 2020-03-08T18:11:54.05
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:1.5 8.8455975E-5 0.9856 AML other m 2020-03-08T18:11:59.71
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:1.5 9.05279E-5 0.7168 AML other m 2020-03-08T18:12:01.57
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