Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.8 on date 12-10-2019 and time 16:40:28 (Italy) in region Montagnareale (ME)

A magnitude ML 1.8 earthquake occured in region: Montagnareale (ME), on

  • 12-10-2019 14:40:28 (UTC)
  • 12-10-2019 16:40:28 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.14, 14.95 at 10 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV.

Search earthquakes: Any within 30 km radius

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
Montagnareale ME 0 1615 1615
Patti ME 2 13431 15046
Librizzi ME 4 1660 16706
Sant'Angelo di Brolo ME 6 3090 19796
Gioiosa Marea ME 6 7074 26870
Piraino ME 8 3962 30832
Raccuja ME 9 1041 31873
San Piero Patti ME 10 2915 34788
Oliveri ME 10 2181 36969
Sinagra ME 10 2705 39674
Brolo ME 11 5783 45457
Ficarra ME 11 1469 46926
Ucria ME 12 1058 47984
Falcone ME 12 2808 50792
Basicò ME 13 612 51404
Castell'Umberto ME 14 3128 54532
Montalbano Elicona ME 14 2287 56819
Naso ME 14 3813 60632
Tortorici ME 16 6435 67067
Furnari ME 16 3784 70851
San Salvatore di Fitalia ME 16 1319 72170
Tripi ME 16 873 73043
Floresta ME 17 485 73528
Mazzarrà Sant'Andrea ME 17 1531 75059
Mirto ME 18 974 76033
Capo d'Orlando ME 18 13254 89287
Terme Vigliatore ME 19 7395 96682
Frazzanò ME 19 711 97393
Galati Mamertino ME 19 2627 100020
Rodì Milici ME 20 2056 102076

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
54 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
61 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
61 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
71 Km N of Catania (314555 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 1.8 2019-10-12
14:40:28
38.14 14.95 10 2020-02-28
16:41:55
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 73245571
Rev 100 ML 1.9 2019-10-12
14:40:28
38.14 14.94 11 2019-10-12
14:46:32
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 73217681
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-10-12 14:40:28 ± 0.11
Latitude 38.14 ± 0.00
Longitude 14.95 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 10 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 73245571

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 436
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 296
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 296
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 440
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 110
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 34
Number of defining phases 34
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.33
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.10972
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.78871
Number of stations at which the event was observed 20
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 20
Magnitudes information

ML:1.8

Field Value
Value 1.8
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 17
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 73245571
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-10-14 07:45:25

ML:1.9

Field Value
Value 1.9
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 16
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 73217681
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-10-12 14:46:32
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:53.45 0.1 undecidable manual S 80 0.7536 50 -0.02 89
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:46.56 0.1 undecidable manual S 215 0.5207 50 0 94
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:45.28 0.1 undecidable manual S 74 0.4587 50 0.55 84
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:42.64 0.1 negative manual P 80 0.7536 50 -0.25 85
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:42.96 0.1 undecidable manual P 184 0.7887 50 -0.54 78
IV.PETRA.HHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:42.35 0.1 positive manual P 246 0.7222 50 0 90
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:41.40 0.1 undecidable manual S 193 0.3193 50 0.79 78
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:40.62 0.1 undecidable manual S 88 0.3184 50 0.04 97
IV.ILLI.HNN. 2019-10-12T14:40:40.68 0.3 undecidable manual S 0 0.3094 50 0.36 68
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:39.93 0.1 undecidable manual S 250 0.2977 50 -0.04 97
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:39.93 0.1 undecidable manual P 102 0.607 50 -0.45 84
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:39.43 0.1 undecidable manual S 126 0.2788 50 0.04 98
IV.MNO.SHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:39.09 0.1 undecidable manual S 224 0.2851 50 -0.5 88
IV.ECTS.EHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:39.75 0.1 undecidable manual S 152 0.2878 50 0.07 97
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:39.13 0.1 negative manual P 215 0.5207 50 0.23 89
IV.IVGP.HHN. 2019-10-12T14:40:38.83 0.1 undecidable manual S 2 0.2608 50 -0.05 98
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:38.44 0.1 undecidable manual S 6 0.2419 50 0.14 96
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:37.69 0.1 undecidable manual P 74 0.4587 50 -0.16 92
IV.EMCN.HNE. 2019-10-12T14:40:36.89 0.3 undecidable manual P 169 0.3507 50 0.88 56
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:36.13 0.1 undecidable manual S 126 0.1835 116 -0.2 96
IV.EPIT.HHN. 2019-10-12T14:40:36.21 0.1 positive manual P 165 0.3354 50 0.47 88
IV.EMSG.HHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:35.72 0.1 positive manual P 180 0.3148 50 0.33 91
IV.ILLI.HNN. 2019-10-12T14:40:35.52 0.3 undecidable manual P 0 0.3094 50 0.22 70
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:35.25 0.1 negative manual P 88 0.3184 50 -0.2 94
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:35.35 0.1 positive manual P 193 0.3193 50 -0.12 95
IV.MNO.SHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:34.48 0.1 positive manual P 224 0.2851 50 -0.4 90
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:34.27 0.1 undecidable manual P 6 0.2419 50 0.13 96
IV.ECTS.EHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:34.78 0.1 negative manual P 152 0.2878 50 -0.15 95
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:34.44 0.1 undecidable manual S 212 0.1097 129 0.54 90
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:34.41 0.1 positive manual P 250 0.2977 50 -0.69 82
IV.IVGP.HHN. 2019-10-12T14:40:34.44 0.1 undecidable manual P 2 0.2608 50 -0.03 98
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:34.37 0.1 positive manual P 126 0.2788 50 -0.4 91
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:32.84 0.1 positive manual P 126 0.1835 116 -0.16 97
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2019-10-12T14:40:31.67 0.1 positive manual P 212 0.1097 129 0.08 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:1.6 0.0005473549 0.3008 AML other m 2019-10-12T14:40:35.31
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:1.8 0.0008279401 0.256 AML other m 2019-10-12T14:40:34.77
IV.NOV.HHN. ML:2.2 0.00132347095 0.2816 AML other m 2019-10-12T14:40:36.92
IV.NOV.HHE. ML:2.2 0.0013458744 0.224 AML other m 2019-10-12T14:40:36.78
IV.IVPL.HHE. ML:2.2 0.00080006465 0.32 AML other m 2019-10-12T14:40:39.78
IV.IVPL.HHN. ML:2.1 0.00073097585 0.2368 AML other m 2019-10-12T14:40:38.90
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:2 0.00051307605 0.3968 AML other m 2019-10-12T14:40:40.07
IV.MSFR.HHN. ML:1.8 0.0002525551 0.2624 AML other m 2019-10-12T14:40:39.22
IV.MSFR.HHE. ML:1.6 0.0001772252 0.2368 AML other m 2019-10-12T14:40:39.13
IV.MNO.SHE. ML:0 0.0003898857 0.3584 AML other m 2019-10-12T14:40:40.09
IV.ECTS.EHE. ML:1.8 0.0002605843 0.4352 AML other m 2019-10-12T14:40:40.33
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:1.8 0.0002579374 0.1792 AML other m 2019-10-12T14:40:42.38
IV.EPZF.HHN. ML:2.1 0.0004893529 0.2816 AML other m 2019-10-12T14:40:44.14
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:1.6 0.000110473395 0.32 AML other m 2019-10-12T14:40:46.66
IV.GALF.HHE. ML:1.8 0.00015183515 0.3584 AML other m 2019-10-12T14:40:51.63
IV.MTTG.HHE. ML:1.5 5.950375E-5 0.48 AML other m 2019-10-12T14:40:53.05
MN.CEL.HHN. ML:1.4 3.2984575E-5 0.1792 AML other m 2019-10-12T14:40:55.52
MN.CEL.HHE. ML:1.4 2.9828715E-5 0.2176 AML other m 2019-10-12T14:40:56.09
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