Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.9 on date 26-08-1992 and time 05:40:08 (Italy) in region Costa Calabra sud orientale (Reggio di Calabria)

A magnitude Md 2.9 earthquake occured in region: Costa Calabra sud orientale (Reggio di Calabria), on

  • 26-08-1992 03:40:08 (UTC)
  • 26-08-1992 05:40:08 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.76, 16.16 at 13 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV.

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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

No Italian municipalities within 20 km distance.

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
60 Km SE of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
72 Km SE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
89 Km E of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
98 Km E of Catania (314555 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
Rev 1000 Md 2.9
ML-VAX 2.4
1992-08-26
03:40:08
37.76 16.16 13 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 172199
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1992-08-26 03:40:08 ± 0.691
Latitude 37.76 ± 0.03
Longitude 16.16 ± 0.04
Depth (km) 13 ± 4 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 172199

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) 4546.1
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 223
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 25
Number of defining phases 25
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) 0.00291
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.01821
Number of stations at which the event was observed 15
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 15
Magnitudes information

Md:2.9

Field Value
Value 2.9
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 172199
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 19:41:06

ML:2.4

Field Value
Value 2.4
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 11
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 172199
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2015-04-28 13:07:13
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.MNO.Z. 1992-08-26T03:40:47.41 10.0 undecidable manual SN 279 0.0104 1.23 0.2
--.PZI.Z. 1992-08-26T03:40:46.82 10.0 undecidable manual SN 234 0.0107 0.11 0.6
--.MEU.Z. 1992-08-26T03:40:45.11 10.0 undecidable manual SN 238 0.0111 -2.69 0
--.GRI.Z. 1992-08-26T03:40:44.34 10.0 undecidable manual SN 10 0.0097 0.1 0.6
--.CSI.Z. 1992-08-26T03:40:41.28 10.0 undecidable manual PN 2 0.0182 -0.88 0.5
--.TDS.Z. 1992-08-26T03:40:41.97 10.0 undecidable manual PN 4 0.0172 1.49 0.3
--.ROI.Z. 1992-08-26T03:40:39.18 10.0 undecidable manual PN 9 0.0165 -0.41 0.9
--.GIB.Z. 1992-08-26T03:40:39.64 10.0 undecidable manual PN 278 0.0152 2.06 0.1
--.CZI.Z. 1992-08-26T03:40:34.30 10.0 undecidable manual PN 359 0.0131 -0.05 1.3
--.ATN.Z. 1992-08-26T03:40:32.50 10.0 undecidable manual SG 306 0.0061 0.15 0.7
--.MNO.Z. 1992-08-26T03:40:31.22 10.0 undecidable manual PN 279 0.0104 0.91 0.9
--.MSI.Z. 1992-08-26T03:40:31.50 10.0 undecidable manual SG 313 0.0058 -0.39 0.6
--.PZI.Z. 1992-08-26T03:40:30.58 10.0 undecidable manual PN 234 0.0107 -0.04 1.5
--.MEU.Z. 1992-08-26T03:40:30.66 10.0 undecidable manual PN 238 0.0111 -0.58 1.1
--.SC9.Z. 1992-08-26T03:40:29.88 10.0 undecidable manual SG 325 0.0054 -0.21 0.6
--.GRI.Z. 1992-08-26T03:40:28.97 10.0 undecidable manual PN 10 0.0097 -0.22 1.4
--.GMB.Z. 1992-08-26T03:40:24.74 10.0 undecidable manual SG 327 0.0043 -1.41 0.2
--.MO9.Z. 1992-08-26T03:40:24.77 10.0 undecidable manual SG 303 0.0039 0.08 0.7
--.ATN.Z. 1992-08-26T03:40:22.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 306 0.0061 -0.33 1.5
--.SOI.Z. 1992-08-26T03:40:21.32 10.0 undecidable manual SG 345 0.0029 0.22 0.7
--.MSI.Z. 1992-08-26T03:40:21.51 10.0 undecidable manual PG 313 0.0058 -0.29 1.5
--.SC9.Z. 1992-08-26T03:40:20.39 10.0 negative manual PG 325 0.0054 -0.63 2.4
--.MO9.Z. 1992-08-26T03:40:18.59 10.0 undecidable manual PG 303 0.0039 0.69 1.2
--.GMB.Z. 1992-08-26T03:40:18.73 10.0 negative manual PG 327 0.0043 -0.02 3.3
--.SOI.Z. 1992-08-26T03:40:16.77 10.0 negative manual PG 345 0.0029 0.94 2
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