Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.7 on date 05-12-1985 and time 22:02:32 (Italy) in region Isole Eolie (Messina)

A magnitude Md 2.7 earthquake occured in region: Isole Eolie (Messina), on

  • 05-12-1985 21:02:32 (UTC)
  • 05-12-1985 22:02:32 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.57, 14.53 at 5 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
99 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
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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 2.7 1985-12-05
21:02:32
38.57 14.53 5 2013-07-15
08:41:04
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 17479
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1985-12-05 21:02:32 ± 0.34
Latitude 38.57 ± 0.02
Longitude 14.53 ± 0.03
Depth (km) 5 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 17479

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) 3556.1
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 185
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 14
Number of defining phases 14
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.7
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00631
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.01635
Number of stations at which the event was observed 10
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 10
Magnitude information

Md:2.7

Field Value
Value 2.7
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 17479
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 17:20:19
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.PZI.Z. 1985-12-05T21:03:22.20 10.0 undecidable manual SN 167 0.0139 1.06 0.2
--.GA2.Z. 1985-12-05T21:03:11.00 10.0 undecidable manual SN 110 0.0098 0.76 0.4
--.RCI.Z. 1985-12-05T21:03:06.50 10.0 undecidable manual SG 117 0.0088 -0.48 0.6
--.CSI.Z. 1985-12-05T21:03:05.40 10.0 undecidable manual PN 47 0.0164 1.12 0.5
--.MSI.Z. 1985-12-05T21:03:04.50 10.0 undecidable manual SG 114 0.0079 0.91 0.4
--.MMN.Z. 1985-12-05T21:03:03.40 10.0 undecidable manual PN 39 0.0155 0.35 1.4
--.FAI.Z. 1985-12-05T21:03:00.50 10.0 undecidable manual PN 207 0.0132 1.09 0.6
--.PZI.Z. 1985-12-05T21:03:00.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 167 0.0139 -0.55 1.2
--.CZI.Z. 1985-12-05T21:02:58.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 61 0.0125 -0.49 2.8
--.GA2.Z. 1985-12-05T21:02:53.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 110 0.0098 -1.25 0.5
--.DR2.Z. 1985-12-05T21:02:53.80 10.0 undecidable manual PN 85 0.0098 -0.48 1.5
--.RCI.Z. 1985-12-05T21:02:52.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 117 0.0088 -0.37 1.6
--.MSI.Z. 1985-12-05T21:02:51.20 10.0 undecidable manual PG 114 0.0079 0.8 1.1
--.GIB.Z. 1985-12-05T21:02:46.50 10.0 undecidable manual PG 214 0.0063 -0.66 1.3
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