Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.6 on date 29-01-2016 and time 02:19:04 (Italy) in region Mar Ionio Meridionale (MARE)

A magnitude ML 1.6 earthquake occured in region: Mar Ionio Meridionale (MARE), on

  • 29-01-2016 01:19:04 (UTC)
  • 29-01-2016 02:19:04 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.67, 15.68 at 21 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
45 Km E of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
49 Km S of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
55 Km E of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
59 Km S of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
76 Km NE 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
Rev 1000 ML 1.6 2016-01-29
01:19:04
37.67 15.68 21 2016-05-17
13:16:22
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 23325131
Rev 100 Md 1.8
ML 1.5
2016-01-29
01:19:04
37.67 15.67 9 2016-01-29
01:29:44
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 23284531
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2016-01-29 01:19:04 ± 0.14
Latitude 37.67 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.68 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 21 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 23325131

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 851
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 742
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 113
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 850
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 23
Number of defining phases 23
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.34
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.33095
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.83817
Number of stations at which the event was observed 13
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 13
Magnitudes information

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 1
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 23325131
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2016-05-17 12:39:45

ML:1.5

Field Value
Value 1.5
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 1
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 23284531
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2016-01-29 01:29:44

Md:1.8

Field Value
Value 1.8
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 23284531
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2016-01-29 01:29:44
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.HAVL.HHZ. 2016-01-29T01:19:32.14 0.6 undecidable manual S 212 0.8382 97 -0.22 45
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2016-01-29T01:19:28.78 0.6 undecidable manual S 223 0.7033 99 0.38 44
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2016-01-29T01:19:28.01 0.3 undecidable manual S 243 0.7159 99 -0.78 59
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2016-01-29T01:19:26.10 0.3 undecidable manual S 347 0.6061 101 0.52 67
IV.NOV.HHE. 2016-01-29T01:19:24.00 0.1 undecidable manual S 310 0.5558 102 -0.11 96
IV.HAGA.HHZ. 2016-01-29T01:19:24.62 0.3 undecidable manual S 227 0.5675 101 0.18 71
IV.MCSR.HHZ. 2016-01-29T01:19:23.75 0.6 undecidable manual S 318 0.5279 103 0.44 46
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2016-01-29T01:19:23.34 0.3 undecidable manual S 332 0.5387 102 -0.29 70
IV.SOI.EHE. 2016-01-29T01:19:22.45 0.1 undecidable manual S 36 0.4991 103 -0.02 99
IV.HAVL.HHZ. 2016-01-29T01:19:20.51 0.3 undecidable manual P 212 0.8382 97 -0.25 67
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2016-01-29T01:19:18.79 0.3 undecidable manual P 223 0.7033 99 0.32 67
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2016-01-29T01:19:18.36 0.1 undecidable manual P 243 0.7159 99 -0.33 90
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2016-01-29T01:19:17.23 0.6 undecidable manual S 3 0.331 112 -0.49 46
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2016-01-29T01:19:17.92 0.3 undecidable manual P 330 0.6943 99 -0.41 66
IV.NOV.HHE. 2016-01-29T01:19:16.04 0.1 undecidable manual P 310 0.5558 102 0.05 98
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2016-01-29T01:19:16.48 0.1 undecidable manual P 347 0.6061 101 -0.36 90
IV.HAGA.HHZ. 2016-01-29T01:19:16.79 0.1 undecidable manual P 227 0.5675 101 0.61 84
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2016-01-29T01:19:15.50 0.1 undecidable manual P 332 0.5387 102 -0.21 95
IV.SOI.EHE. 2016-01-29T01:19:15.05 0.1 undecidable manual P 36 0.4991 103 0.01 100
IV.MCSR.HHZ. 2016-01-29T01:19:15.33 0.1 undecidable manual P 318 0.5279 103 -0.2 95
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2016-01-29T01:19:15.22 0.3 undecidable manual P 311 0.4614 105 0.8 61
IV.EPOZ.HHZ. 2016-01-29T01:19:14.04 0.6 undecidable manual P 270 0.3876 108 0.84 40
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2016-01-29T01:19:12.53 0.1 undecidable manual P 3 0.331 112 0.22 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MCSR.HHN. ML:1.7 0.0001007 0.24 AML other m 2016-01-29T01:19:24.45
IV.MCSR.HHE. ML:1.4 5.51E-5 1.12 AML other m 2016-01-29T01:19:25.97
IV.MCSR.HHZ. Md:1.9 20 END duration s
IV.MSRU.HHZ. Md:1.9 18 END duration s
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