Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.1 on date 04-10-2018 and time 00:26:35 (Italy) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.1 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 03-10-2018 22:26:35 (UTC)
  • 04-10-2018 00:26:35 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.37, 15.72 at 18 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 11 10255 29185
Scilla RC 12 4964 34149
Seminara RC 13 2811 36960
MelicuccĂ  RC 16 930 37890
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 16 4120 42010
Gioia Tauro RC 17 19864 61874
San Roberto RC 17 1750 63624
San Procopio RC 17 534 64158
Fiumara RC 17 1018 65176
Campo Calabro RC 18 4536 69712
Sinopoli RC 18 2089 71801
Villa San Giovanni RC 18 13784 85585

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
24 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
29 Km N of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
85 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 inhabitants)
97 Km SW of Catanzaro (90612 inhabitants)
97 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 1.1 2018-10-03
22:26:35
38.37 15.72 18 2019-06-04
09:16:16
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 68334871
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.2 2018-10-03
22:26:35
38.37 15.72 20 2018-10-03
22:41:17
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 61606291
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-10-03 22:26:35 ± 0.16
Latitude 38.37 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.72 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 18 ± 4 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 68334871

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 854
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 769
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 336
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 850
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 149
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) 0.27
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.17087
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.56657
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:1.1

Field Value
Value 1.1
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 5
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 68334871
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-05-07 12:27:27

ML:1.2

Field Value
Value 1.2
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 61606291
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-10-03 22:41:17
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-10-03T22:26:49.74 0.6 undecidable manual S 233 0.3642 104 0.75 40
IV.SOI.EHE. 2018-10-03T22:26:49.49 0.6 undecidable manual S 138 0.3921 103 -0.31 46
IV.PLAC.HHE. 2018-10-03T22:26:47.19 0.3 undecidable manual P 81 0.5666 98 0.48 63
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-10-03T22:26:46.38 0.3 undecidable manual S 28 0.2725 111 -0.01 75
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-10-03T22:26:44.28 0.6 undecidable manual S 239 0.197 121 -0.1 49
IV.SOI.EHE. 2018-10-03T22:26:43.60 0.1 undecidable manual P 138 0.3921 103 -0.16 95
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-10-03T22:26:43.87 0.6 undecidable manual S 128 0.1709 125 0.13 49
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-10-03T22:26:43.01 0.1 undecidable manual P 233 0.3642 104 -0.29 92
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-10-03T22:26:41.67 0.1 undecidable manual P 28 0.2725 111 -0.13 98
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-10-03T22:26:40.32 0.1 undecidable manual P 128 0.1709 125 0.06 100
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2018-10-03T22:26:40.71 0.1 undecidable manual P 239 0.197 121 0.08 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
MN.CEL.HHN. ML:0.9 4.8415895E-5 0.2304 AML other m 2018-10-03T22:26:44.22
MN.CEL.HHE. ML:1 5.99944E-5 0.448 AML other m 2018-10-03T22:26:46.83
IV.JOPP.HHN. ML:1.2 6.243964E-5 0.3072 AML other m 2018-10-03T22:26:47.51
IV.JOPP.HHE. ML:1.2 6.1363965E-5 0.6304 AML other m 2018-10-03T22:26:50.41
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:0 0.0001525 0.58 AML other m 2018-10-03T22:26:51.66
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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