Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.4 on date 17-01-1989 and time 16:52:10 (UTC) in region Tirreno Meridionale (MARE)

A magnitude Md 2.4 earthquake occured in region: Tirreno Meridionale (MARE), on

  • 17-01-1989 16:52:10 (UTC)
  • 17-01-1989 17:52:10 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.5, 15.4 at 161 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

No Italian municipalities within 20 km distance.

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
37 Km NW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
49 Km NW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
96 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 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
Rev 1000 Md 2.4
ML-VAX 1.8
1989-01-17
16:52:10
38.5 15.4 161 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 85479
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1989-01-17 16:52:10 ± 1.085
Latitude 38.50 ± 0.03
Longitude 15.40 ± 0.08
Depth (km) 161 ± 10 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 85479

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description horizontal uncertainty
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter)
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter)
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi)
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 8154
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 100
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 16
Number of defining phases 16
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.4
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00308
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.01336
Number of stations at which the event was observed 14
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 14
Magnitudes information

Md:2.4

Field Value
Value 2.4
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 5
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 85479
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 18:20:14

ML:1.8

Field Value
Value 1.8
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 7
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 85479
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2015-04-28 13:07:13
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.MMN.Z. 1989-01-17T16:53:02.60 10.0 undecidable manual S 18 0.0131 -0.74 0.1
--.GA2.Z. 1989-01-17T16:52:51.16 10.0 undecidable manual S 134 0.0043 1.08 0.1
--.ROI.Z. 1989-01-17T16:52:41.18 10.0 undecidable manual P 40 0.0125 0.63 0.5
--.CSI.Z. 1989-01-17T16:52:41.68 10.0 negative manual P 28 0.013 0.56 1.1
--.PZI.Z. 1989-01-17T16:52:41.42 10.0 undecidable manual P 194 0.0134 -0.03 1
--.MMN.Z. 1989-01-17T16:52:40.60 10.0 negative manual P 18 0.0131 -0.55 0.6
--.TDS.Z. 1989-01-17T16:52:40.10 10.0 undecidable manual P 32 0.0123 -0.13 1
--.FE2.Z. 1989-01-17T16:52:35.82 10.0 undecidable manual P 130 0.0064 1.02 0.2
--.RI2.Z. 1989-01-17T16:52:35.24 10.0 undecidable manual P 95 0.0077 -0.53 0.8
--.CZI.Z. 1989-01-17T16:52:35.94 10.0 negative manual P 38 0.0082 -0.29 2.3
--.SA1.Z. 1989-01-17T16:52:34.60 10.0 undecidable manual P 277 0.004 0.71 0.5
--.SOI.Z. 1989-01-17T16:52:34.32 10.0 undecidable manual P 129 0.006 -0.22 1.2
--.GA2.Z. 1989-01-17T16:52:33.46 10.0 negative manual P 134 0.0043 -0.04 2.7
--.GMB.Z. 1989-01-17T16:52:33.50 10.0 undecidable manual P 134 0.0043 0 1.4
--.SC9.Z. 1989-01-17T16:52:32.47 10.0 undecidable manual P 134 0.0032 -0.53 0.8
--.ATN.Z. 1989-01-17T16:52:32.51 10.0 negative manual P 171 0.0031 -0.48 1.7
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