Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.5 on date 26-04-2020 and time 05:13:19 (Italy) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.5 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 26-04-2020 03:13:19 (UTC)
  • 26-04-2020 05:13:19 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.836, 15.496 at 20 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
Sant'Alessio Siculo ME 16 1554 1554
Forza d'Agrò ME 17 911 2465
Santa Teresa di Riva ME 17 9377 11842
Furci Siculo ME 17 3382 15224
Letojanni ME 17 2861 18085
Roccalumera ME 18 4141 22226
Taormina ME 19 10960 33186
Nizza di Sicilia ME 19 3667 36853
Giardini-Naxos ME 19 9415 46268
Savoca ME 19 1732 48000
Gallodoro ME 19 367 48367
Castelmola ME 19 1088 49455
Alì Terme ME 20 2539 51994

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
33 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
38 Km NE of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
40 Km S of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
52 Km NE of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
88 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
Recent and historical seismicity
Seismic hazard
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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 1.5 2020-04-26
03:13:19
37.8365 15.4958 20 2020-07-18
21:08:41
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 80267461
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.6 2020-04-26
03:13:14
37.8682 15.4678 24 2020-04-26
03:20:44
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 78590381
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-04-26 03:13:19 ± 0.16
Latitude 37.8365 ± 0.0072
Longitude 15.4958 ± 0.0125
Depth (km) 20 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 80267461

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1235
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 412
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 116
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1230
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 154
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 25
Number of defining phases 21
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.36
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 1.18441
Number of stations at which the event was observed 16
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 12
Magnitudes information

ML:1.5

Field Value
Value 1.5
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 18
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 80267461
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-07-11 22:02:15

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 18
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 78590381
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-04-26 03:20:44
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.ROSPO.HHZ. 2020-04-26T03:15:06.48 3.0 undecidable manual Sn -7.19 0
GE.MATE.HHZ. 2020-04-26T03:14:47.85 3.0 undecidable manual Sg 9.6 0
IV.MMUR.HNZ. 2020-04-26T03:14:40.21 3.0 positive manual Pn -1.73 0
IV.SCHR.EHZ. 2020-04-26T03:14:18.55 3.0 undecidable manual Sn -6.01 0
IV.HPAC.HHZ. 2020-04-26T03:13:57.92 0.3 undecidable manual S 198 1.1844 94 0.66 51
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2020-04-26T03:13:45.40 1.0 undecidable manual S 206 0.7563 97 0.78 18
IV.HPAC.HHZ. 2020-04-26T03:13:41.98 0.3 undecidable manual P 198 1.1844 94 0.63 52
IV.AGST.EHE. 2020-04-26T03:13:40.84 0.6 undecidable manual S 200 0.6178 99 0.3 43
IV.RAFF.HHZ. 2020-04-26T03:13:39.54 0.1 undecidable manual P 236 1.0882 95 -0.15 82
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2020-04-26T03:13:38.73 0.6 undecidable manual S 36 0.527 101 0.84 39
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2020-04-26T03:13:35.07 0.3 undecidable manual S 1 0.4272 104 0.06 72
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2020-04-26T03:13:33.57 0.3 undecidable manual P 206 0.7563 97 -0.48 61
IV.ECTS.HHZ. 2020-04-26T03:13:32.16 0.6 undecidable manual S 279 0.2995 111 0.78 38
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2020-04-26T03:13:32.68 0.3 undecidable manual P 226 0.6943 98 -0.31 65
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2020-04-26T03:13:31.85 1.0 undecidable manual S 340 0.3301 109 -0.38 23
IV.HAGA.HHZ. 2020-04-26T03:13:31.22 0.3 undecidable manual P 206 0.6133 99 -0.41 64
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2020-04-26T03:13:30.20 0.3 undecidable manual P 36 0.527 101 0.03 71
IV.AGST.EHE. 2020-04-26T03:13:30.97 0.3 undecidable manual P 200 0.6178 99 -0.73 58
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2020-04-26T03:13:29.96 0.3 undecidable manual S 303 0.2473 117 -0.01 74
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2020-04-26T03:13:29.98 0.3 undecidable manual S 44 0.232 119 0.42 70
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2020-04-26T03:13:28.34 0.3 undecidable manual P 1 0.4272 104 -0.16 70
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2020-04-26T03:13:26.21 0.3 undecidable manual P 340 0.3301 109 -0.69 62
IV.ECTS.HHZ. 2020-04-26T03:13:26.96 1.0 undecidable manual P 279 0.2995 111 0.55 21
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2020-04-26T03:13:25.23 0.6 undecidable manual P 303 0.2473 117 -0.36 47
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2020-04-26T03:13:25.40 0.1 undecidable manual P 44 0.232 119 0.04 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MTTG.HHE. ML:1.5 0.0001403579 0.5392 AML other m 2020-04-26T03:13:30.43
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:1.4 0.0001204124 0.2992 AML other m 2020-04-26T03:13:30.59
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:1.4 0.00010536835 0.2208 AML other m 2020-04-26T03:13:30.98
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:1.6 0.00012920325 0.1792 AML other m 2020-04-26T03:13:32.67
IV.MTTG.HHN. ML:1.5 0.0001518024 0.5392 AML other m 2020-04-26T03:13:33.25
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:1.6 0.0001482738 0.4592 AML other m 2020-04-26T03:13:34.52
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:1.6 9.557424E-5 0.2992 AML other m 2020-04-26T03:13:35.10
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:1.4 7.038867E-5 0.3008 AML other m 2020-04-26T03:13:38.82
MN.CEL.HHE. ML:1.2 3.092726E-5 0.3408 AML other m 2020-04-26T03:13:38.95
IV.HAGA.HHE. ML:1.3 2.752602E-5 0.2208 AML other m 2020-04-26T03:13:43.37
MN.CEL.HHN. ML:1.2 2.9166925E-5 0.44 AML other m 2020-04-26T03:13:43.81
IV.HAGA.HHN. ML:1.3 3.4308055E-5 0.08 AML other m 2020-04-26T03:13:43.71
IV.HLNI.HHN. ML:1.6 5.743394E-5 0.1808 AML other m 2020-04-26T03:13:44.68
IV.HLNI.HHE. ML:1.6 5.1053775E-5 0.16 AML other m 2020-04-26T03:13:44.88
IV.RAFF.HHE. ML:1.6 2.80447455E-5 0.4384 AML other m 2020-04-26T03:13:56.70
IV.RAFF.HHN. ML:1.8 4.447066E-5 0.36 AML other m 2020-04-26T03:13:56.75
IV.HPAC.HHN. ML:1.8 4.524648E-5 0.2208 AML other m 2020-04-26T03:13:58.95
IV.HPAC.HHE. ML:1.9 5.3957445E-5 0.24 AML other m 2020-04-26T03:13:58.96
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