Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.6 on date 22-02-2017 and time 16:35:28 (Italy) in region Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.6 earthquake occured in region: Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina), on

  • 22-02-2017 15:35:28 (UTC)
  • 22-02-2017 16:35:28 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.23, 15.02 at 9 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV.

Search earthquakes: Any within 30 km radius

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
Patti ME 11 13431 13431
Oliveri ME 12 2181 15612
Montagnareale ME 12 1615 17227
Gioiosa Marea ME 13 7074 24301
Falcone ME 13 2808 27109
Librizzi ME 15 1660 28769
Piraino ME 15 3962 32731
Terme Vigliatore ME 16 7395 40126
Furnari ME 16 3784 43910
Sant'Angelo di Brolo ME 17 3090 47000
Mazzarrà Sant'Andrea ME 18 1531 48531
Brolo ME 18 5783 54314
Rodì Milici ME 18 2056 56370
Basicò ME 19 612 56982
Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto ME 20 41583 98565
Milazzo ME 20 31646 130211
San Piero Patti ME 20 2915 133126

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
47 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
56 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
69 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
81 Km N of Catania (314555 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 1.6 2017-02-22
15:35:28
38.23 15.02 9 2018-01-10
09:51:16
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 48775871
Rev 100 ML 1.7 2017-02-22
15:35:28
38.23 15.02 9 2017-02-22
15:39:26
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 41486601
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2017-02-22 15:35:28 ± 0.06
Latitude 38.23 ± 0.00
Longitude 15.02 ± 0.00
Depth (km) 9 ± 0 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 48775871

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 300
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 228
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 93
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 330
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 72
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 19
Number of defining phases 19
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.21
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.15288
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.77791
Number of stations at which the event was observed 11
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 11
Magnitudes information

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 7
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 48775871
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2017-08-07 13:01:05

ML:1.7

Field Value
Value 1.7
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 8
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 41486601
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2017-02-22 15:39:26
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2017-02-22T15:35:54.25 0.3 undecidable manual S 60 0.7779 50 0.1 65
IV.IACL.HHZ. 2017-02-22T15:35:49.39 0.3 undecidable manual S 301 0.6043 50 0.39 64
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2017-02-22T15:35:43.29 0.3 undecidable manual P 60 0.7779 50 0.09 65
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2017-02-22T15:35:42.09 0.3 undecidable manual S 84 0.3858 50 -0.44 66
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2017-02-22T15:35:42.30 0.1 undecidable manual S 240 0.3876 50 -0.28 91
IV.MSCL.HHN. 2017-02-22T15:35:40.04 0.3 undecidable manual P 89 0.6052 50 -0.2 66
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2017-02-22T15:35:40.10 0.1 undecidable manual S 147 0.3049 50 -0.05 97
IV.IACL.HHZ. 2017-02-22T15:35:40.00 0.3 undecidable manual P 301 0.6043 50 -0.23 66
IV.IFIL.HHZ. 2017-02-22T15:35:38.30 0.3 undecidable manual P 314 0.4847 50 0.12 69
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2017-02-22T15:35:37.32 0.3 undecidable manual S 155 0.2185 111 0.08 73
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2017-02-22T15:35:36.53 0.1 undecidable manual P 240 0.3876 50 0.01 96
IV.MNO.SHZ. 2017-02-22T15:35:36.98 0.3 undecidable manual P 221 0.3903 50 0.42 66
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2017-02-22T15:35:36.88 0.1 undecidable manual S 212 0.2158 111 -0.26 94
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2017-02-22T15:35:36.51 0.1 undecidable manual P 84 0.3858 50 0.02 96
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2017-02-22T15:35:35.24 0.1 undecidable manual P 147 0.3049 50 0.12 95
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2017-02-22T15:35:34.81 0.1 undecidable manual S 348 0.1529 118 -0.13 98
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2017-02-22T15:35:33.35 0.1 undecidable manual P 212 0.2158 111 -0.03 99
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2017-02-22T15:35:33.76 0.1 undecidable manual P 155 0.2185 111 0.32 93
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2017-02-22T15:35:32.13 0.1 undecidable manual P 348 0.1529 118 0.02 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:1.8 0.00029176565 0.2304 AML other m 2017-02-22T15:35:40.52
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:1.6 0.00018535025 0.2944 AML other m 2017-02-22T15:35:40.51
IV.IACL.HHN. ML:1.7 9.1899315E-5 0.1792 AML other m 2017-02-22T15:35:54.52
IV.IACL.HHE. ML:1.7 8.7599195E-5 0.2688 AML other m 2017-02-22T15:35:53.82
IV.IFIL.HHE. ML:2.3 0.0005424691 0.2688 AML other m 2017-02-22T15:35:49.42
IV.IFIL.HHN. ML:2 0.0002309718 0.32 AML other m 2017-02-22T15:35:51.93
IV.IVPL.HHE. ML:2.5 0.002574872 0.2432 AML other m 2017-02-22T15:35:35.07
IV.IVPL.HHN. ML:2.4 0.002170661 0.2048 AML other m 2017-02-22T15:35:36.29
IV.JOPP.HHE. ML:1.3 2.5645155E-5 0.32 AML other m 2017-02-22T15:35:57.77
IV.JOPP.HHN. ML:1.2 1.8532875E-5 0.5376 AML other m 2017-02-22T15:35:59.99
IV.MNO.SHN. ML:0 0.0001344619 0.64 AML other m 2017-02-22T15:35:45.38
IV.MNO.SHE. ML:0 0.000105873595 0.8064 AML other m 2017-02-22T15:35:45.06
IV.MSFR.HHN. ML:1 3.578593E-5 0.1536 AML other m 2017-02-22T15:35:44.65
IV.MSFR.HHE. ML:1.1 4.075574E-5 0.2688 AML other m 2017-02-22T15:35:43.60
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:1.7 0.00015951945 0.256 AML other m 2017-02-22T15:35:43.21
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:1.5 0.000100510505 0.1408 AML other m 2017-02-22T15:35:43.87
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:1.4 0.0001711958 0.1664 AML other m 2017-02-22T15:35:38.92
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:1.5 0.00018686455 0.3584 AML other m 2017-02-22T15:35:38.48
IV.NOV.HHE. ML:1.8 0.00037065775 0.2304 AML other m 2017-02-22T15:35:38.07
IV.NOV.HHN. ML:1.6 0.00024918435 0.2944 AML other m 2017-02-22T15:35:40.28
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