Earthquake with magnitude of Md 3.1 on date 31-05-1999 and time 07:23:33 (Italy) in region Isole Eolie (Messina)

A magnitude Md 3.1 earthquake occured in region: Isole Eolie (Messina), on

  • 31-05-1999 05:23:33 (UTC)
  • 31-05-1999 07:23:33 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.648, 15.263 at 256 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

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Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
57 Km NW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
68 Km NW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
99 Km W of Lamezia Terme (70714 inhabitants)
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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Bulletin
Rev1000
Md 3.1
ML-VAX 2.6
1999-05-31
05:23:33
38.648 15.263 256 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 366999
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1999-05-31 05:23:33 ± 0.448
Latitude 38.6480 ± 0.0167
Longitude 15.2630 ± 0.0324
Depth (km) 256 ± 4 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 366999

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) 3376.5
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 60
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 33
Number of defining phases 33
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) 0.00469
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.04039
Number of stations at which the event was observed 25
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 25
Magnitudes information

Md:3.1

Field Value
Value 3.1
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 366999
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 22:44:16

ML:2.6

Field Value
Value 2.6
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 18
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 366999
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
--.NRCA.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:44.68 10.0 undecidable manual P 339 0.0404 -0.2 0.7
--.MNS.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:41.22 10.0 undecidable manual P 333 0.038 -0.33 0.7
--.MGR.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:40.95 10.0 undecidable manual S 8 0.0135 -0.71 0.3
--.AU9.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:39.34 10.0 undecidable manual S 181 0.0125 -0.89 0.1
--.AQU.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:39.18 10.0 undecidable manual P 340 0.0356 0.72 0.4
--.TDS.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:39.50 10.0 undecidable manual S 39 0.0117 0.33 0.4
--.GIB.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:37.25 10.0 undecidable manual S 236 0.0105 -0.33 0.4
--.GRI.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:35.15 10.0 undecidable manual S 79 0.0083 0.14 0.5
--.PQ9.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:35.31 10.0 undecidable manual P 338 0.0329 0.57 0.6
--.MO9.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:34.13 10.0 undecidable manual S 152 0.0066 0.69 0.2
--.SOI.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:34.34 10.0 undecidable manual S 132 0.0076 -0.02 0.5
--.SC9.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:31.79 10.0 undecidable manual S 137 0.0047 -0.34 0.5
--.SDI.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:29.91 10.0 undecidable manual P 340 0.0292 -0.13 0.9
--.CRVI.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:29.71 10.0 undecidable manual P 347 0.0284 0.72 0.4
--.CPI2.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:27.62 10.0 undecidable manual P 346 0.0272 0.18 1
--.FG3.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:27.67 10.0 undecidable manual P 9 0.0278 -0.7 0.5
--.RGNG.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:26.78 10.0 undecidable manual P 4 0.0273 -0.78 0.4
--.MU9.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:18.56 10.0 positive manual P 4 0.019 0.53 1.4
--.LT9.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:18.44 10.0 positive manual P 31 0.0206 -1.26 0.3
--.SGO.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:16.54 10.0 positive manual P 1 0.0172 0.44 1.8
--.SL9.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:14.39 10.0 undecidable manual P 9 0.0159 -0.41 1.1
--.MEU.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:13.81 10.0 undecidable manual P 192 0.0141 0.58 0.9
--.USI.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:13.56 10.0 positive manual P 273 0.0146 -0.08 2.5
--.MGR.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:12.59 10.0 undecidable manual P 8 0.0135 -0.09 1.3
--.TDS.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:11.42 10.0 undecidable manual P 39 0.0117 0.18 1.2
--.AU9.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:11.85 10.0 negative manual P 181 0.0125 0 2.7
--.CS9.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:09.86 10.0 negative manual P 233 0.0105 -0.47 1.6
--.GRI.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:09.21 10.0 negative manual P 79 0.0083 0.37 1.9
--.MNO.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:09.58 10.0 negative manual P 212 0.0075 1.13 0.4
--.GIB.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:09.97 10.0 negative manual P 236 0.0105 -0.35 1.9
--.SOI.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:08.60 10.0 negative manual P 132 0.0076 0.14 2.5
--.MO9.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:08.30 10.0 undecidable manual P 152 0.0066 0.1 1.3
--.SC9.Z. 1999-05-31T05:24:06.62 10.0 negative manual P 137 0.0047 -0.55 1.7
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