Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.6 on date 28-09-2018 and time 07:18:36 (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

  • 28-09-2018 07:18:36 (UTC)
  • 28-09-2018 09:18:36 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.38, 15.72 at 17 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
Bagnara Calabra RC 12 10255 29185
Scilla RC 14 4964 34149
Seminara RC 14 2811 36960
MelicuccĂ  RC 16 930 37890
Gioia Tauro RC 16 19864 57754
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 17 4120 61874
San Procopio RC 18 534 62408
Sinopoli RC 18 2089 64497
San Roberto RC 18 1750 66247
Fiumara RC 19 1018 67265
Campo Calabro RC 19 4536 71801
Villa San Giovanni RC 19 13784 85585

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
25 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
30 Km N of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
84 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 inhabitants)
96 Km SW of Catanzaro (90612 inhabitants)
98 Km NE of Acireale (52622 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 2018-09-28
07:18:36
38.38 15.72 17 2019-06-04
09:16:09
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 65661831
Rev 100 ML 1.5 2018-09-28
07:18:36
38.38 15.73 16 2018-09-28
07:28:15
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 61399491
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-09-28 07:18:36 ± 0.13
Latitude 38.38 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.72 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 17 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 65661831

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 648
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 186
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 307
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 650
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 153
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 15
Number of defining phases 15
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.25
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.17717
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.56387
Number of stations at which the event was observed 8
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 8
Magnitudes information

ML:1.5

Field Value
Value 1.5
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 11
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 61399491
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-09-28 07:28:15

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 13
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 65661831
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-02-18 13:26:29
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-09-28T07:18:50.01 0.3 undecidable manual S 232 0.3714 102 -0.09 74
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2018-09-28T07:18:50.57 0.6 undecidable manual S 183 0.3741 101 0.4 45
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2018-09-28T07:18:50.42 0.3 undecidable manual S 139 0.3993 100 -0.48 66
IV.PLAC.HHE. 2018-09-28T07:18:48.08 0.3 undecidable manual P 82 0.5639 97 0.49 65
IV.GMB.BHN. 2018-09-28T07:18:46.13 0.3 undecidable manual S 158 0.2239 113 0.22 73
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-09-28T07:18:46.74 0.3 undecidable manual S 29 0.2617 109 -0.22 71
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-09-28T07:18:45.35 0.6 undecidable manual S 236 0.2032 116 0 50
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-09-28T07:18:44.31 0.3 undecidable manual S 131 0.1772 121 -0.35 71
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-09-28T07:18:44.06 0.1 undecidable manual P 232 0.3714 102 -0.28 94
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2018-09-28T07:18:44.34 0.3 undecidable manual P 183 0.3741 101 -0.04 73
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2018-09-28T07:18:44.64 0.1 undecidable manual P 139 0.3993 100 -0.16 94
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-09-28T07:18:42.66 0.1 positive manual P 29 0.2617 109 0.13 99
IV.GMB.BHN. 2018-09-28T07:18:42.15 0.3 undecidable manual P 158 0.2239 113 0.23 72
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-09-28T07:18:41.32 0.1 positive manual P 131 0.1772 121 0.12 100
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-09-28T07:18:41.75 0.1 positive manual P 236 0.2032 116 0.15 98
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
MN.CEL.HNN. ML:1.3 0.000130961535 0.3008 AML other m 2018-09-28T07:18:45.24
MN.CEL.HHN. ML:1.4 0.00016579875 0.2784 AML other m 2018-09-28T07:18:45.23
MN.CEL.HHE. ML:1.5 0.00021585465 0.1792 AML other m 2018-09-28T07:18:45.69
MN.CEL.HNE. ML:1.4 0.00016765424 0.1792 AML other m 2018-09-28T07:18:45.69
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:1.7 0.00026098 0.2016 AML other m 2018-09-28T07:18:45.93
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:1.6 0.00022161355 1.6992 AML other m 2018-09-28T07:18:46.86
IV.JOPP.HHE. ML:1.4 0.000118043345 0.1792 AML other m 2018-09-28T07:18:47.31
IV.JOPP.HHN. ML:1.6 0.0001621497 0.1984 AML other m 2018-09-28T07:18:47.88
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:2.1 0.00039065245 0.2592 AML other m 2018-09-28T07:18:51.41
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:1.8 0.00020913062 0.1984 AML other m 2018-09-28T07:18:51.51
IV.SOI.EHN. ML:1.4 7.087603E-5 1.1008 AML other m 2018-09-28T07:18:51.24
IV.MTTG.HHN. ML:1.6 0.00011985473 1.2608 AML other m 2018-09-28T07:18:51.21
IV.SOI.EHE. ML:1.5 9.444563E-5 1.3984 AML other m 2018-09-28T07:18:52.84
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