Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.3 on date 12-04-2019 and time 17:08:20 (UTC) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.3 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 12-04-2019 17:08:20 (UTC)
  • 12-04-2019 19:08:20 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.35, 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
Bagnara Calabra RC 10 10255 10255
Scilla RC 10 4964 15219
Palmi RC 12 18930 34149
Seminara RC 13 2811 36960
San Roberto RC 15 1750 38710
MelicuccĂ  RC 15 930 39640
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 15 4120 43760
Fiumara RC 15 1018 44778
Campo Calabro RC 16 4536 49314
Villa San Giovanni RC 16 13784 63098
San Procopio RC 17 534 63632
Sinopoli RC 17 2089 65721
Calanna RC 18 934 66655
Gioia Tauro RC 18 19864 86519
Laganadi RC 19 413 86932
Sant'Alessio in Aspromonte RC 20 343 87275

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
22 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
27 Km N of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
87 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 inhabitants)
95 Km NE of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
98 Km SW of Catanzaro (90612 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
Rev 1000 ML 1.3 2019-04-12
17:08:20
38.35 15.72 18 2019-08-22
08:25:11
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 71060541
Rev 100 ML 1.2 2019-04-12
17:08:21
38.29 15.72 14 2019-04-12
17:13:44
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 67512931
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-04-12 17:08:20 ± 0.17
Latitude 38.35 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.72 ± 0.00
Depth (km) 18 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 71060541

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1064
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 731
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 182
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1060
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 239
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 12
Number of defining phases 12
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.18
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.09083
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.38041
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:1.3

Field Value
Value 1.3
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 71060541
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-07-31 13:59:20

ML:1.2

Field Value
Value 1.2
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 67512931
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-04-12 17:13:44
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2019-04-12T17:08:34.26 0.3 undecidable manual S 136 0.3804 103 -0.21 68
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2019-04-12T17:08:33.56 0.3 undecidable manual S 235 0.3498 104 -0.03 71
IV.GMB.BHZ. 2019-04-12T17:08:29.80 0.6 undecidable manual S 154 0.1988 119 0.4 45
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2019-04-12T17:08:28.87 0.6 undecidable manual S 243 0.1844 121 -0.16 48
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2019-04-12T17:08:28.41 0.1 undecidable manual P 136 0.3804 103 -0.18 91
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2019-04-12T17:08:28.34 0.6 undecidable manual S 122 0.1628 126 -0.16 48
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2019-04-12T17:08:28.18 0.3 undecidable manual P 235 0.3498 104 0.1 71
IV.SICLA.EHZ. 2019-04-12T17:08:26.82 0.6 undecidable manual S 182 0.0908 145 -0.16 49
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2019-04-12T17:08:25.22 0.1 positive manual P 122 0.1628 126 0.08 99
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2019-04-12T17:08:25.49 0.1 undecidable manual P 243 0.1844 121 0.04 99
IV.GMB.BHZ. 2019-04-12T17:08:25.98 0.3 undecidable manual P 154 0.1988 119 0.32 70
IV.SICLA.EHZ. 2019-04-12T17:08:24.32 0.1 negative manual P 182 0.0908 145 0.05 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
MN.CEL.HHN. ML:1.1 8.11E-5 0.44 AML other m 2019-04-12T17:08:28.69
MN.CEL.HHE. ML:0.9 5.17E-5 0.92 AML other m 2019-04-12T17:08:28.56
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:1.4 0.000129 0.92 AML other m 2019-04-12T17:08:29.09
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:1.4 0.000129 1.44 AML other m 2019-04-12T17:08:29.21
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:1.6 0.000126 0.38 AML other m 2019-04-12T17:08:34.88
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:1.4 8.775E-5 0.66 AML other m 2019-04-12T17:08:34.96
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
Focal Mechanism in the area
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