Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.3 on date 27-09-1993 and time 23:59:54 (Italy) in region Costa Calabra sud occidentale (Catanzaro, Vibo Valentia, Reggio di Calabria)

A magnitude Md 2.3 earthquake occured in region: Costa Calabra sud occidentale (Catanzaro, Vibo Valentia, Reggio di Calabria), on

  • 27-09-1993 22:59:54 (UTC)
  • 27-09-1993 23:59:54 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.86, 16.05 at 176 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

Distances are determinated based on the geographic coordintes of the (Istat).
Municipality Region Dist Inh Cum Inh
Briatico VV 15 4053 4053
Pizzo VV 17 9278 13331
Zambrone VV 19 1775 15106
Falerna CZ 19 4028 19134
Gizzeria CZ 19 4982 24116

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
27 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 inhabitants)
48 Km W of Catanzaro (90612 inhabitants)
51 Km SW of Cosenza (67546 inhabitants)
86 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
91 Km NE of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
96 Km W of Crotone (62178 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
Rev 1000 Md 2.3
ML-VAX 1.7
1993-09-27
22:59:54
38.86 16.05 176 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 197119
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1993-09-27 22:59:54 ± 0.777
Latitude 38.86 ± 0.05
Longitude 16.05 ± 0.22
Depth (km) 176 ± 6 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 197119

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) 20210.3
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 176
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 10
Number of defining phases 10
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.4
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00259
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.01959
Number of stations at which the event was observed 6
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 6
Magnitudes information

Md:2.3

Field Value
Value 2.3
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 2
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 197119
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 20:05:15

ML:1.7

Field Value
Value 1.7
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 197119
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
--.ORI.Z. 1993-09-27T23:00:45.12 10.0 undecidable manual S 14 0.011 0.08 0.7
--.MO9.Z. 1993-09-27T23:00:40.50 10.0 undecidable manual S 198 0.0081 -0.55 0.5
--.GMB.Z. 1993-09-27T23:00:38.30 10.0 undecidable manual S 194 0.0064 -0.42 0.6
--.SOI.Z. 1993-09-27T23:00:38.53 10.0 undecidable manual S 179 0.007 -0.71 0.4
--.BRT.Z. 1993-09-27T23:00:32.10 10.0 undecidable manual P 22 0.0196 -1.29 0.2
--.ORI.Z. 1993-09-27T23:00:24.10 10.0 undecidable manual P 14 0.011 0.56 1.1
--.GMB.Z. 1993-09-27T23:00:20.70 10.0 undecidable manual P 194 0.0064 0.34 1.8
--.SOI.Z. 1993-09-27T23:00:20.24 10.0 undecidable manual P 179 0.007 0.05 2
--.MO9.Z. 1993-09-27T23:00:20.91 10.0 undecidable manual P 198 0.0081 -0.06 2
--.GRI.Z. 1993-09-27T23:00:18.77 10.0 undecidable manual P 98 0.0026 0.88 0.7
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