Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.0 on date 08-12-2018 and time 04:18:33 (Italy) in region Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina)

A magnitude ML 2.0 earthquake occured in region: Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina), on

  • 08-12-2018 03:18:33 (UTC)
  • 08-12-2018 04:18:33 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.25, 14.84 at 123 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
Gioiosa Marea ME 10 7074 7074
Piraino ME 10 3962 11036
Brolo ME 10 5783 16819
Capo d'Orlando ME 13 13254 30073
Naso ME 15 3813 33886
Ficarra ME 15 1469 35355
Sant'Angelo di Brolo ME 15 3090 38445
Montagnareale ME 16 1615 40060
Patti ME 16 13431 53491
Sinagra ME 18 2705 56196
Castell'Umberto ME 18 3128 59324
Capri Leone ME 19 4515 63839
Mirto ME 20 974 64813
Librizzi ME 20 1660 66473

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
63 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
72 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
76 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
86 Km N of Catania (314555 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 2.0 2018-12-08
03:18:33
38.25 14.84 123 2019-06-04
09:16:19
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 69166291
Rev 100 ML 1.9 2018-12-08
03:18:33
38.22 14.93 126 2018-12-08
03:30:45
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 63757631
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-12-08 03:18:33 ± 0.49
Latitude 38.25 ± 0.03
Longitude 14.84 ± 0.03
Depth (km) 123 ± 4 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 69166291

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 3285
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 2444
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 147
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 3290
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 65
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 32
Number of defining phases 23
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.47
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 1.46589
Number of stations at which the event was observed 25
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 18
Magnitudes information

ML:2

Field Value
Value 2
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 11
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 69166291
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-06-03 08:11:26

ML:1.9

Field Value
Value 1.9
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 9
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 63757631
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-12-08 03:30:45
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.APRC.HHZ. 2018-12-08T03:20:23.58 3.0 undecidable manual Sg 12.58 0
IV.GIUL.HHZ. 2018-12-08T03:20:11.19 3.0 undecidable manual Sn 4.18 0
TV.SF01.EHZ. 2018-12-08T03:20:08.65 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 25.99 0
IV.FRON.EHZ. 2018-12-08T03:20:03.41 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 15.86 0
IV.MODR.HHZ. 2018-12-08T03:19:56.14 3.0 undecidable manual Sn -0.05 0
IV.GIUL.HHZ. 2018-12-08T03:19:42.02 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 20.049999 0
HL.VLS.HHZ. 2018-12-08T03:19:36.89 3.0 undecidable manual Pn -1.57 0
IV.PTRJ.HHZ. 2018-12-08T03:19:30.18 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 12.01 0
IV.MODR.HHZ. 2018-12-08T03:19:18.60 3.0 undecidable manual Pn 2.71 0
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-12-08T03:19:10.76 0.6 undecidable manual S 66 0.893 138 -0.55 40
IV.MTTG.HHE. 2018-12-08T03:19:09.66 0.6 undecidable manual S 110 0.7177 144 0.98 35
IV.NOV.HHN. 2018-12-08T03:19:05.13 0.6 undecidable manual S 133 0.3193 163 0.75 42
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2018-12-08T03:19:05.51 0.6 undecidable manual S 132 0.4137 158 0.37 47
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-12-08T03:19:04.55 0.6 undecidable manual S 104 0.4137 158 -0.6 43
IV.CAR1.HHZ. 2018-12-08T03:19:01.96 0.3 undecidable manual P 46 1.4659 123 0.42 53
IV.RESU.HHZ. 2018-12-08T03:18:56.29 0.3 undecidable manual P 226 0.8624 139 1.1 48
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2018-12-08T03:18:55.34 0.1 undecidable manual P 66 0.893 138 -0.13 89
IV.MTTG.HHE. 2018-12-08T03:18:54.19 0.1 undecidable manual P 110 0.7177 144 0.23 90
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2018-12-08T03:18:54.70 0.1 positive manual P 178 0.8984 138 -0.83 71
IV.CSLB.HHZ. 2018-12-08T03:18:53.01 0.1 undecidable manual P 244 0.6898 145 -0.73 78
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2018-12-08T03:18:53.50 0.3 undecidable manual P 202 0.5783 150 0.58 64
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2018-12-08T03:18:52.03 0.1 undecidable manual P 132 0.4137 158 0.12 98
IV.EPZF.HHN. 2018-12-08T03:18:52.67 0.1 undecidable manual P 178 0.4236 157 0.7 84
IV.PLLN.EHN. 2018-12-08T03:18:52.53 0.3 undecidable manual P 245 0.6052 149 -0.57 64
IV.IACL.HHE. 2018-12-08T03:18:52.36 0.1 undecidable manual P 307 0.4757 155 0.1 97
IV.NOV.HHN. 2018-12-08T03:18:51.74 0.1 undecidable manual P 133 0.3193 163 0.26 97
IV.MSRU.HHE. 2018-12-08T03:18:51.84 0.3 undecidable manual P 88 0.5234 153 -0.71 61
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2018-12-08T03:18:51.51 0.1 undecidable manual P 104 0.4137 158 -0.41 92
IV.IFIL.HHZ. 2018-12-08T03:18:51.84 0.1 undecidable manual P 327 0.3786 160 0.1 99
IV.IVGP.HHE. 2018-12-08T03:18:51.63 0.3 undecidable manual P 32 0.1763 170 0.62 68
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2018-12-08T03:18:50.47 0.1 undecidable manual P 173 0.2059 169 -0.62 90
IV.IVPL.HHE. 2018-12-08T03:18:50.73 0.1 undecidable manual P 40 0.1682 171 -0.26 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.GALF.HHN. ML:2.1 6.952139E-5 0.32 AML other m 2018-12-08T03:18:57.28
IV.GALF.HHE. ML:2 5.5938015E-5 0.4608 AML other m 2018-12-08T03:18:57.45
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:1.9 5.24053E-5 0.44 AML other m 2018-12-08T03:19:05.67
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:1.8 4.1904525E-5 0.28 AML other m 2018-12-08T03:19:06.28
IV.IFIL.HHN. ML:2.4 0.00016958195 0.6 AML other m 2018-12-08T03:19:06.05
IV.IFIL.HHE. ML:2.8 0.0004630898 0.9008 AML other m 2018-12-08T03:19:06.07
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:2.1 7.462447E-5 0.5408 AML other m 2018-12-08T03:19:06.67
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:1.8 3.7722555E-5 0.5008 AML other m 2018-12-08T03:19:09.78
IV.HLNI.HHE. ML:1.9 4.202225E-5 0.5808 AML other m 2018-12-08T03:19:10.90
IV.JOPP.HHN. ML:1.9 3.878966E-5 0.32 AML other m 2018-12-08T03:19:11.57
IV.JOPP.HHE. ML:1.9 4.009684E-5 0.3792 AML other m 2018-12-08T03:19:11.93
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