Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.8 on date 19-02-2019 and time 18:06:19 (UTC) in region Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.8 earthquake occured in region: Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina), on

  • 19-02-2019 18:06:19 (UTC)
  • 19-02-2019 19:06:19 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.36, 15.39 at 118 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
Villafranca Tirrena ME 14 8584 8584
Spadafora ME 15 5021 13605
Venetico ME 16 3911 17516
Valdina ME 19 1355 18871
Saponara ME 19 3988 22859
Torregrotta ME 19 7431 30290
Roccavaldina ME 20 1133 31423

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
23 Km NW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
35 Km NW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
85 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
99 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 1.8 2019-02-19
18:06:19
38.36 15.39 118 2019-08-22
08:25:06
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 69922751
Rev 100 ML 1.9 2019-02-19
18:06:19
38.36 15.39 118 2019-02-19
18:14:33
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 65706051
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-02-19 18:06:19 ± 0.23
Latitude 38.36 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.39 ± 0.02
Depth (km) 118 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 69922751

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1787
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1166
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 126
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1790
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 107
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 25
Number of defining phases 20
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.22
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 1.35618
Number of stations at which the event was observed 19
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 14
Magnitudes information

ML:1.8

Field Value
Value 1.8
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 69922751
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-06-26 08:16:55

ML:1.9

Field Value
Value 1.9
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 65706051
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-02-19 18:14:33
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.EMCN.HNE. 2019-02-19T18:07:42.22 3.0 undecidable manual P 0.6349 6.42 0
IV.CELI.HHZ. 2019-02-19T18:07:04.80 1.0 undecidable manual S 39 1.3562 124 0.55 18
IV.CAR1.HHZ. 2019-02-19T18:06:59.60 0.3 undecidable manual S 35 1.0972 130 0.31 60
IV.IFIL.HHZ. 2019-02-19T18:06:52.71 3.0 undecidable manual P 0
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2019-02-19T18:06:51.36 3.0 negative manual P 0.2158 1.564 0
IV.AIO.HHE. 2019-02-19T18:06:51.23 1.0 undecidable manual P 0.4083 1.47 0
IV.SOI.EHE. 2019-02-19T18:06:51.30 0.3 undecidable manual S 119 0.5936 148 -0.03 71
MN.CEL.HHE. 2019-02-19T18:06:49.20 0.3 undecidable manual S 104 0.4056 157 -0.07 74
IV.GMB.BHE. 2019-02-19T18:06:49.40 1.0 undecidable manual S 119 0.3921 158 0.25 24
IV.MSRU.HHE. 2019-02-19T18:06:47.30 0.3 undecidable manual S 137 0.1322 172 -0.24 76
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2019-02-19T18:06:47.62 1.0 undecidable manual P 0.1547 1.206 0
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2019-02-19T18:06:45.10 3.0 undecidable manual P 0.4308 8.44 0
IV.CELI.HHZ. 2019-02-19T18:06:45.19 0.3 undecidable manual P 39 1.3562 124 0.02 60
IV.ILLI.HHZ. 2019-02-19T18:06:45.02 3.0 undecidable manual P 0
MN.TIP.HHE. 2019-02-19T18:06:45.10 0.3 positive manual P 52 1.3427 124 0.09 60
IV.CET2.HHE. 2019-02-19T18:06:43.98 0.3 undecidable manual P 20 1.2474 126 0.05 61
IV.SPS2.HHE. 2019-02-19T18:06:42.91 0.6 undecidable manual P 38 1.1871 128 -0.36 39
IV.CAR1.HHZ. 2019-02-19T18:06:41.88 0.1 positive manual P 35 1.0972 130 -0.43 79
IV.PLAC.HHZ. 2019-02-19T18:06:39.69 0.1 positive manual P 83 0.8238 139 0.09 90
IV.SOI.EHE. 2019-02-19T18:06:37.58 0.3 undecidable manual P 119 0.5936 148 -0.13 70
MN.CEL.HHE. 2019-02-19T18:06:36.68 0.3 undecidable manual P 104 0.4056 157 0.16 72
IV.NOV.HHE. 2019-02-19T18:06:36.99 0.6 undecidable manual P 211 0.3885 158 0.56 43
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2019-02-19T18:06:36.12 1.0 undecidable manual P 273 0.3238 162 0 25
IV.GMB.BHE. 2019-02-19T18:06:36.90 0.6 undecidable manual P 119 0.3921 158 0.45 46
IV.MSRU.HHE. 2019-02-19T18:06:35.24 0.1 undecidable manual P 137 0.1322 172 -0.28 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.PLAC.HHN. ML:0 3.114927E-5 0.2304 AML other m 2019-02-19T18:06:55.27
IV.PLAC.HHE. ML:0 4.0598435E-5 0.2816 AML other m 2019-02-19T18:06:55.69
IV.CAR1.HHE. ML:0 2.858399E-5 0.32 AML other m 2019-02-19T18:07:05.40
IV.CAR1.HHN. ML:0 2.53456055E-5 0.1408 AML other m 2019-02-19T18:06:59.82
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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