Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.9 on date 05-10-2015 and time 00:11:14 (Italy) in region Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.9 earthquake occured in region: Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina), on

  • 04-10-2015 22:11:14 (UTC)
  • 05-10-2015 00:11:14 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.36, 15.5 at 127 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
Villafranca Tirrena ME 15 8584 8584
Spadafora ME 19 5021 13605
Messina ME 19 238439 252044
Saponara ME 19 3988 256032
Venetico ME 19 3911 259943
Villa San Giovanni RC 20 13784 273727

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
19 Km N of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
30 Km NW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
88 Km NE of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
99 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 inhabitants)
Recent and historical Seismicity
Seismic hazard
Shakemap
Felt maps
Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Rev 1000 ML 1.9 2015-10-04
22:11:14
38.36 15.5 127 2016-02-19
13:22:16
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 22694701
Rev 100 ML 1.9 2015-10-04
22:11:14
38.37 15.4 122 2015-10-04
22:23:53
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 21697851
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2015-10-04 22:11:14 ± 0.4
Latitude 38.36 ± 0.02
Longitude 15.50 ± 0.03
Depth (km) 127 ± 3 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 22694701

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 2565
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1561
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 121
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 2560
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 104
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 21
Number of defining phases 20
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.42
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 1.30671
Number of stations at which the event was observed 12
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 11
Magnitudes information

ML:1.9

Field Value
Value 1.9
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 22694701
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2015-12-14 14:12:42

ML:1.9

Field Value
Value 1.9
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 21697851
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2015-10-04 22:23:53
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.CELI.HHZ. 2015-10-04T22:12:00.06 0.3 undecidable manual S 37 1.3067 127 0.34 56
IV.CET2.HHZ. 2015-10-04T22:11:58.21 0.3 undecidable manual S 17 1.2222 130 0.06 61
IV.CAR1.HHZ. 2015-10-04T22:11:55.34 0.3 undecidable manual S 32 1.0531 134 0.22 61
IV.MPAZ.HHZ. 2015-10-04T22:11:47.52 0.6 undecidable manual S 135 0.5693 151 -0.53 42
IV.MCSR.HHZ. 2015-10-04T22:11:46.80 0.3 undecidable manual S 216 0.3615 161 0.74 61
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2015-10-04T22:11:46.79 0.3 undecidable manual S 208 0.4398 157 0.07 72
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2015-10-04T22:11:46.46 0.3 undecidable manual S 51 0.3912 160 0.16 71
IV.GMB.BHZ. 2015-10-04T22:11:45.81 0.3 undecidable manual S 126 0.322 163 0.05 74
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2015-10-04T22:11:43.98 0.3 undecidable manual S 175 0.0944 175 -0.75 65
IV.CELI.HHZ. 2015-10-04T22:11:40.95 0.1 undecidable manual P 37 1.3067 127 0.4 75
IV.CET2.HHZ. 2015-10-04T22:11:39.56 0.1 undecidable manual P 17 1.2222 130 -0.08 81
IV.CAR1.HHZ. 2015-10-04T22:11:37.58 0.1 undecidable manual P 32 1.0531 134 -0.32 80
IV.MPAZ.HHZ. 2015-10-04T22:11:34.14 0.1 undecidable manual P 135 0.5693 151 0.32 90
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2015-10-04T22:11:33.83 0.1 undecidable manual P 221 0.4362 158 0.8 79
IV.MCSR.HHZ. 2015-10-04T22:11:33.34 0.1 undecidable manual P 216 0.3615 161 0.68 84
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2015-10-04T22:11:32.54 0.1 undecidable manual P 208 0.4398 157 -0.51 87
IV.IVPL.HHE. 2015-10-04T22:11:32.46 0.1 undecidable manual P 273 0.4065 159 -0.42 90
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2015-10-04T22:11:32.40 0.1 undecidable manual P 51 0.3912 160 -0.41 91
IV.MSCL.HHZ. 2015-10-04T22:11:32.49 3.0 undecidable manual P 0.26 0
IV.GMB.BHZ. 2015-10-04T22:11:32.49 0.1 undecidable manual P 126 0.322 163 0 100
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2015-10-04T22:11:31.25 0.1 undecidable manual P 175 0.0944 175 -0.64 89
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.CET2.HHE. ML:2.1 4.72E-5 0.74 AML other m 2015-10-04T22:11:58.70
IV.CET2.HHN. ML:2 3.55E-5 0.2 AML other m 2015-10-04T22:11:59.34
IV.GMB.BHN. ML:2.2 9.575E-5 0.76 AML other m 2015-10-04T22:11:47.01
IV.GMB.BHE. ML:2.3 0.00012 1.28 AML other m 2015-10-04T22:11:48.35
IV.JOPP.HHE. ML:1.8 3.315E-5 0.38 AML other m 2015-10-04T22:11:47.12
IV.JOPP.HHN. ML:1.7 2.975E-5 0.58 AML other m 2015-10-04T22:11:47.34
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:1.7 3.575E-5 1.3 AML other m 2015-10-04T22:11:45.67
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:1.8 4.42E-5 1.58 AML other m 2015-10-04T22:11:57.68
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