Earthquake with magnitude of ML 0.8 on date 06-10-2018 and time 22:40:12 (Italy) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude ML 0.8 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 06-10-2018 20:40:12 (UTC)
  • 06-10-2018 22:40:12 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.38, 15.7 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 13 18930 18930
Bagnara Calabra RC 14 10255 29185
Scilla RC 14 4964 34149
Seminara RC 15 2811 36960
Gioia Tauro RC 18 19864 56824
MelicuccĂ  RC 18 930 57754
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 19 4120 61874
Villa San Giovanni RC 19 13784 75658
Fiumara RC 19 1018 76676
Campo Calabro RC 19 4536 81212
San Roberto RC 19 1750 82962
San Procopio RC 20 534 83496
Sinopoli RC 20 2089 85585

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
24 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
31 Km N of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
85 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 inhabitants)
97 Km SW of Catanzaro (90612 inhabitants)
98 Km NE of Acireale (52622 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
Bulletin
Rev1000
ML 0.8 2018-10-06
20:40:12
38.38 15.7 10 2019-06-04
09:15:58
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 62079081
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 0.7 2018-10-06
20:40:12
38.38 15.71 11 2018-10-06
20:48:47
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 61677311
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-10-06 20:40:12 ± 0.19
Latitude 38.38 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.70 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 10 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 62079081

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 899
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 498
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 113
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 900
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 162
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 10
Number of defining phases 10
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) 0.19156
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.41279
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:0.7

Field Value
Value 0.7
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 8
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 61677311
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-10-06 20:48:47

ML:0.8

Field Value
Value 0.8
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 9
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 62079081
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-05-10 09:25:26
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-10-06T20:40:26.14 0.6 undecidable manual S 230 0.3624 50 -0.04 50
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-10-06T20:40:23.17 0.3 undecidable manual S 32 0.2662 50 -0.14 74
IV.GMB.BHN. 2018-10-06T20:40:22.57 0.3 undecidable manual S 155 0.2347 50 0.19 74
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2018-10-06T20:40:20.98 0.1 undecidable manual P 138 0.4128 50 -0.4 91
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2018-10-06T20:40:20.76 0.3 undecidable manual P 181 0.3777 50 -0.03 74
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-10-06T20:40:20.70 0.6 undecidable manual S 129 0.1916 116 -0.27 49
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-10-06T20:40:20.40 0.3 undecidable manual P 230 0.3624 50 -0.12 73
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-10-06T20:40:19.06 0.1 negative manual P 32 0.2662 50 0.2 98
IV.GMB.BHN. 2018-10-06T20:40:18.54 0.1 undecidable manual P 155 0.2347 50 0.21 98
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2018-10-06T20:40:17.69 0.1 negative manual P 129 0.1916 116 0.17 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
MN.CEL.HHN. ML:0.5 1.8728865E-5 0.2432 AML other m 2018-10-06T20:40:20.90
MN.CEL.HHE. ML:0.6 3.048805E-5 1.8208 AML other m 2018-10-06T20:40:21.08
IV.JOPP.HHE. ML:0.5 1.692689E-5 0.2048 AML other m 2018-10-06T20:40:24.23
IV.JOPP.HHN. ML:0.8 3.039204E-5 0.3072 AML other m 2018-10-06T20:40:24.25
MN.CEL.HNE. ML:0.6 3.0330695E-5 0.384 AML other m 2018-10-06T20:40:24.59
MN.CEL.HNN. ML:0.8 4.38304E-5 1.296 AML other m 2018-10-06T20:40:25.83
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:0.9 2.533397E-5 1.3344 AML other m 2018-10-06T20:40:27.84
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:1.2 5.0186575E-5 0.2432 AML other m 2018-10-06T20:40:27.81
IV.MTTG.HHN. ML:1.2 5.513067E-5 1.0752 AML other m 2018-10-06T20:40:29.86
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