Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.6 on date 27-10-2017 and time 01:22:04 (UTC) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.6 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 27-10-2017 01:22:04 (UTC)
  • 27-10-2017 03:22:04 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.26, 15.68 at 14 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
Scilla RC 3 4964 4964
Campo Calabro RC 5 4536 9500
Fiumara RC 5 1018 10518
Villa San Giovanni RC 6 13784 24302
San Roberto RC 7 1750 26052
Calanna RC 9 934 26986
Laganadi RC 11 413 27399
Bagnara Calabra RC 11 10255 37654
Sant'Alessio in Aspromonte RC 12 343 37997
Messina ME 13 238439 276436
Santo Stefano in Aspromonte RC 14 1263 277699
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 15 4120 281819
Reggio di Calabria RC 17 183035 464854
Sinopoli RC 17 2089 466943
MelicuccĂ  RC 18 930 467873
San Procopio RC 19 534 468407
Palmi RC 19 18930 487337
Seminara RC 19 2811 490148

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
13 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
17 Km N of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
85 Km NE of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
97 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 inhabitants)
99 Km NE of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
Recent and historical Seismicity
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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 2017-10-27
01:22:04
38.26 15.68 15 2018-09-04
09:07:59
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 53207581
Rev 100 ML 1.6 2017-10-27
01:22:04
38.26 15.68 15 2017-10-27
01:30:48
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 51355691
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2017-10-27 01:22:04 ± 0.17
Latitude 38.26 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.68 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 15 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 53207581

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 596
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 550
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 6
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 600
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 145
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 11
Number of defining phases 11
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) 0.1349
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.62413
Number of stations at which the event was observed 6
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 6
Magnitudes information

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 53207581
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-01-15 11:07:15

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 51355691
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2017-10-27 01:30:48
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2017-10-27T01:22:18.10 0.1 undecidable manual S 25 0.3849 97 -0.13 93
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2017-10-27T01:22:17.20 0.1 undecidable manual S 272 0.3525 97 -0.09 96
IV.PLAC.HHE. 2017-10-27T01:22:16.59 0.6 undecidable manual P 72 0.6241 93 0.14 45
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2017-10-27T01:22:16.80 0.3 undecidable manual S 122 0.3471 98 -0.32 69
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2017-10-27T01:22:12.50 0.1 positive manual P 25 0.3849 97 0.14 96
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2017-10-27T01:22:11.62 0.1 positive manual P 122 0.3471 98 -0.09 96
IV.GMB.BHZ. 2017-10-27T01:22:11.50 0.1 undecidable manual S 127 0.1466 119 0.08 100
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2017-10-27T01:22:11.86 0.3 undecidable manual P 272 0.3525 97 0.05 73
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2017-10-27T01:22:10.90 0.1 undecidable manual S 273 0.1349 122 -0.22 98
IV.GMB.BHZ. 2017-10-27T01:22:08.74 0.3 undecidable manual P 127 0.1466 119 0.32 72
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2017-10-27T01:22:08.49 0.1 positive manual P 273 0.1349 122 0.24 97
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:1.3 0.000169 0.38 AML other m 2017-10-27T01:22:11.28
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:1.4 0.000218 0.9 AML other m 2017-10-27T01:22:11.42
IV.GMB.BHN. ML:1.8 0.000469 1.2 AML other m 2017-10-27T01:22:11.69
IV.GMB.BHE. ML:1.7 0.0003705 0.76 AML other m 2017-10-27T01:22:11.47
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