Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.4 on date 02-10-2018 and time 10:18:40 (UTC) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.4 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 02-10-2018 10:18:40 (UTC)
  • 02-10-2018 12:18:40 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.38, 15.74 at 10 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 10 18930 18930
Bagnara Calabra RC 11 10255 29185
Seminara RC 12 2811 31996
Scilla RC 14 4964 36960
MelicuccĂ  RC 15 930 37890
Gioia Tauro RC 15 19864 57754
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 16 4120 61874
San Procopio RC 17 534 62408
Sinopoli RC 17 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
Rizziconi RC 20 7829 93414
San Ferdinando RC 20 4490 97904
Cosoleto RC 20 859 98763

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
26 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
31 Km N of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
84 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 inhabitants)
95 Km SW of Catanzaro (90612 inhabitants)
99 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
Bulletin
Rev1000
ML 1.4 2018-10-02
10:18:40
38.38 15.74 11 2019-06-04
09:16:02
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 63633071
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.6 2018-10-02
10:18:40
38.38 15.73 17 2018-10-02
12:00:37
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 61559731
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-10-02 10:18:40 ± 0.09
Latitude 38.38 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.74 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 11 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 63633071

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 660
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 530
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 301
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 660
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 147
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 12
Number of defining phases 11
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.23
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.39031
Number of stations at which the event was observed 7
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 6
Magnitudes information

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 7
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 61559731
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-10-02 12:00:37

ML:1.4

Field Value
Value 1.4
Uncertainty 0.4
Num. used stations 9
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 63633071
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-04-18 10:09:48
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.SERS.HHZ. 2018-10-02T10:19:02.48 3.0 undecidable manual P 0.14 0
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2018-10-02T10:18:54.57 0.3 undecidable manual S 141 0.3903 50 -0.09 73
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-10-02T10:18:54.04 0.6 undecidable manual S 233 0.3804 50 -0.33 46
IV.JOPP.HHE. 2018-10-02T10:18:50.61 0.3 undecidable manual S 26 0.2581 50 -0.13 74
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-10-02T10:18:49.19 0.3 undecidable manual S 239 0.2131 50 -0.22 74
IV.GMB.BHZ. 2018-10-02T10:18:49.86 0.3 undecidable manual S 161 0.2185 50 0.28 73
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2018-10-02T10:18:48.36 0.1 undecidable manual P 141 0.3903 50 -0.32 93
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-10-02T10:18:48.83 0.1 undecidable manual P 233 0.3804 50 0.32 93
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2018-10-02T10:18:48.24 0.1 undecidable manual P 185 0.3732 50 -0.16 96
IV.JOPP.HHE. 2018-10-02T10:18:46.55 0.1 undecidable manual P 26 0.2581 50 0.13 99
IV.GMB.BHZ. 2018-10-02T10:18:45.91 0.1 undecidable manual P 161 0.2185 50 0.16 99
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-10-02T10:18:45.78 0.1 undecidable manual P 239 0.2131 50 0.13 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:1 5.588917E-5 0.1216 AML other m 2018-10-02T10:18:49.80
IV.GMB.BHN. ML:1.7 0.000328 1.44 AML other m 2018-10-02T10:18:49.94
IV.GMB.BHE. ML:1.8 0.0003535 0.64 AML other m 2018-10-02T10:18:50.74
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:1.2 8.956906E-5 0.6208 AML other m 2018-10-02T10:18:50.43
MN.CEL.HNE. ML:1.6 0.000281 0.3 AML other m 2018-10-02T10:18:52.62
MN.CEL.HNN. ML:0 0.0002615 0.08 AML other m 2018-10-02T10:18:52.82
MN.CEL.HHN. ML:1.7 0.0003556535 0.0768 AML other m 2018-10-02T10:18:52.82
IV.SOI.EHN. ML:0.8 2.0755875E-5 0.2624 AML other m 2018-10-02T10:18:55.40
IV.SOI.EHE. ML:1 2.933735E-5 0.3968 AML other m 2018-10-02T10:18:55.47
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