Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.8 on date 16-10-2000 and time 03:39:01 (UTC) in region Costa Calabra sud occidentale (Catanzaro, Vibo Valentia, Reggio di Calabria)

A magnitude Md 2.8 earthquake occured in region: Costa Calabra sud occidentale (Catanzaro, Vibo Valentia, Reggio di Calabria), on

  • 16-10-2000 03:39:01 (UTC)
  • 16-10-2000 05:39:01 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.4, 15.73 at 154 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
Palmi RC 11 18930 18930
Seminara RC 14 2811 21741
Bagnara Calabra RC 14 10255 31996
Gioia Tauro RC 15 19864 51860
Scilla RC 16 4964 56824
MelicuccĂ  RC 17 930 57754
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 18 4120 61874
San Ferdinando RC 19 4490 66364
San Procopio RC 19 534 66898
Sinopoli RC 20 2089 68987
Rizziconi RC 20 7829 76816

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
27 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
33 Km N of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
82 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 inhabitants)
94 Km SW of Catanzaro (90612 inhabitants)
100 Km NE of Acireale (52622 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 Md 2.8
ML-VAX 2.0
2000-10-16
03:39:01
38.4 15.73 154 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 404619
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2000-10-16 03:39:01 ± 0.644
Latitude 38.40 ± 0.03
Longitude 15.73 ± 0.06
Depth (km) 154 ± 6 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 404619

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) 6206.9
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 90
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 22
Number of defining phases 22
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.6
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00121
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.02428
Number of stations at which the event was observed 15
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 15
Magnitudes information

Md:2.8

Field Value
Value 2.8
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 404619
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 23:20:47

ML:2

Field Value
Value 2
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 8
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 404619
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
--.LCI.Z. 2000-10-16T03:40:16.57 10.0 undecidable manual S 42 0.024 -0.44 0.3
--.BRT.Z. 2000-10-16T03:40:16.39 10.0 undecidable manual S 23 0.0243 -1.42 0.1
--.ORI.Z. 2000-10-16T03:39:58.32 10.0 undecidable manual S 18 0.0156 0.41 0.4
--.BRT.Z. 2000-10-16T03:39:44.15 10.0 negative manual P 23 0.0243 -1.26 0.6
--.LCI.Z. 2000-10-16T03:39:44.77 10.0 negative manual P 42 0.024 -0.18 1.9
--.MU9.Z. 2000-10-16T03:39:42.73 10.0 undecidable manual P 355 0.0213 1.45 0.2
--.GRI.Z. 2000-10-16T03:39:41.11 10.0 undecidable manual S 51 0.0062 0.09 0.5
--.LT9.Z. 2000-10-16T03:39:40.15 10.0 negative manual P 20 0.0212 -0.99 1
--.SGO.Z. 2000-10-16T03:39:39.51 10.0 negative manual P 351 0.0196 0.46 1.9
--.SOI.Z. 2000-10-16T03:39:38.47 10.0 undecidable manual S 142 0.0036 -0.05 0.5
--.CLTB.Z. 2000-10-16T03:39:38.65 10.0 undecidable manual P 248 0.0193 0.02 1.1
--.MO9.Z. 2000-10-16T03:39:38.00 10.0 undecidable manual S 184 0.0036 -0.41 0.5
--.SL9.Z. 2000-10-16T03:39:37.80 10.0 negative manual P 357 0.0179 0.28 2.2
--.SC9.Z. 2000-10-16T03:39:35.65 10.0 undecidable manual S 185 0.0012 -1.54 0.1
--.ORI.Z. 2000-10-16T03:39:35.30 10.0 positive manual P 18 0.0156 1.37 0.6
--.MEU.Z. 2000-10-16T03:39:31.90 10.0 undecidable manual P 209 0.0132 0.08 1.3
--.GIB.Z. 2000-10-16T03:39:29.19 10.0 undecidable manual P 253 0.0125 -1.12 0.5
--.GRI.Z. 2000-10-16T03:39:25.24 10.0 undecidable manual P 51 0.0062 1.07 0.6
--.MO9.Z. 2000-10-16T03:39:23.90 10.0 negative manual P 184 0.0036 0.42 2.4
--.SOI.Z. 2000-10-16T03:39:23.37 10.0 negative manual P 142 0.0036 0.64 2
--.SA1.Z. 2000-10-16T03:39:23.65 10.0 undecidable manual P 283 0.0065 -0.78 0.9
--.SC9.Z. 2000-10-16T03:39:21.54 10.0 negative manual P 185 0.0012 -0.42 2.4
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