Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.5 on date 22-01-2019 and time 01:55:16 (UTC) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.5 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 22-01-2019 01:55:16 (UTC)
  • 22-01-2019 02:55:16 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.37, 15.68 at 14 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
Scilla RC 13 4964 4964
Bagnara Calabra RC 14 10255 15219
Palmi RC 15 18930 34149
Seminara RC 17 2811 36960
Villa San Giovanni RC 17 13784 50744
Campo Calabro RC 17 4536 55280
Fiumara RC 18 1018 56298
San Roberto RC 18 1750 58048
MelicuccĂ  RC 19 930 58978
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 19 4120 63098
Gioia Tauro RC 20 19864 82962

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
23 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
29 Km N of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
87 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 inhabitants)
96 Km NE of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
99 Km SW of Catanzaro (90612 inhabitants)
Recent and historical Seismicity
Seismic hazard
Shakemap
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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Rev 1000 ML 1.5 2019-01-22
01:55:16
38.37 15.69 14 2019-08-22
08:24:55
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 67274531
Rev 100 ML 1.6 2019-01-22
01:55:16
38.35 15.69 16 2019-01-22
02:01:27
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 64847291
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-01-22 01:55:16 ± 0.2
Latitude 38.37 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.69 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 14 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 67274531

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 997
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 907
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 19
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1000
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 229
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 14
Number of defining phases 14
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.28
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.11691
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.36962
Number of stations at which the event was observed 7
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 7
Magnitudes information

ML:1.5

Field Value
Value 1.5
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 8
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 67274531
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-04-05 11:46:39

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 10
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 64847291
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-01-22 02:01:27
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2019-01-22T01:55:30.02 0.1 undecidable manual S 255 0.3696 96 0.19 96
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2019-01-22T01:55:29.44 1.0 undecidable manual S 178 0.3678 96 -0.33 22
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2019-01-22T01:55:28.91 0.3 undecidable manual S 229 0.3444 96 -0.16 68
IV.GMB.BHE. 2019-01-22T01:55:25.76 0.1 undecidable manual S 151 0.232 102 -0.03 97
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2019-01-22T01:55:24.02 0.1 undecidable manual P 255 0.3696 96 -0.12 90
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2019-01-22T01:55:24.25 0.1 undecidable manual S 232 0.1754 110 0.08 98
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2019-01-22T01:55:24.14 0.3 undecidable manual P 178 0.3678 96 0.03 71
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2019-01-22T01:55:24.62 0.3 undecidable manual S 124 0.197 106 -0.17 71
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2019-01-22T01:55:23.30 0.1 undecidable manual P 229 0.3444 96 -0.41 85
IV.GMB.BHE. 2019-01-22T01:55:22.55 0.1 undecidable manual P 151 0.232 102 0.74 83
IV.SICLA.EHZ. 2019-01-22T01:55:22.44 0.1 undecidable manual S 169 0.1169 125 -0.19 96
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2019-01-22T01:55:21.02 0.1 negative manual P 232 0.1754 110 0.14 99
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2019-01-22T01:55:21.06 0.1 undecidable manual P 124 0.197 106 -0.17 94
IV.SICLA.EHZ. 2019-01-22T01:55:20.03 0.1 undecidable manual P 169 0.1169 125 0.05 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.SICLA.EHE. ML:1.3 0.0001855 0.2 AML other m 2019-01-22T01:55:22.77
IV.SICLA.EHN. ML:1.4 0.0002535 0.26 AML other m 2019-01-22T01:55:22.94
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:1.5 0.000196 0.74 AML other m 2019-01-22T01:55:24.18
MN.CEL.HHN. ML:1 5.87E-5 0.36 AML other m 2019-01-22T01:55:24.58
MN.CEL.HHE. ML:1 5.52E-5 0.52 AML other m 2019-01-22T01:55:25.56
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:1.7 0.0003735 1.1 AML other m 2019-01-22T01:55:26.60
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:1.8 0.0001975 0.6 AML other m 2019-01-22T01:55:29.73
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:1.7 0.000172 0.82 AML other m 2019-01-22T01:55:30.46
IV.MILZ.HHE. ML:2 0.000307 1.4 AML other m 2019-01-22T01:55:30.89
IV.MILZ.HHN. ML:1.9 0.0002605 1.48 AML other m 2019-01-22T01:55:30.91
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