Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.3 on date 22-01-2020 and time 09:17:32 (Italy) in region Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.3 earthquake occured in region: Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina), on

  • 22-01-2020 08:17:32 (UTC)
  • 22-01-2020 09:17:32 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.27, 15.11 at 5 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
Milazzo ME 13 31646 31646
Terme Vigliatore ME 15 7395 39041
Oliveri ME 16 2181 41222
Merì ME 16 2338 43560
Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto ME 16 41583 85143
Falcone ME 17 2808 87951
Furnari ME 18 3784 91735
San Filippo del Mela ME 18 7115 98850
Rodì Milici ME 18 2056 100906
Patti ME 19 13431 114337
Mazzarrà Sant'Andrea ME 20 1531 115868
Pace del Mela ME 20 6239 122107

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
40 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
50 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
73 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
85 Km N of Catania (314555 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
Bulletin
Rev1000
ML 1.3 2020-01-22
08:17:32
38.27 15.11 5 2020-07-18
21:08:24
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 77076571
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.3 2020-01-22
08:17:32
38.27 15.11 5 2020-01-22
08:26:49
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 75716741
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-01-22 08:17:32 ± 0.08
Latitude 38.27 ± 0.00
Longitude 15.11 ± 0.00
Depth (km) 5 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 77076571

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 168
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 156
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 212
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 170
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 128
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) 0.08
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.09713
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.31386
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:1.3

Field Value
Value 1.3
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 75716741
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-01-22 08:26:49

ML:1.3

Field Value
Value 1.3
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 77076571
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-03-06 15:04:33
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2020-01-22T08:17:44.46 0.3 undecidable manual S 162 0.3103 99 0.04 72
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2020-01-22T08:17:43.50 0.3 undecidable manual S 220 0.2887 99 -0.1 72
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2020-01-22T08:17:41.25 0.3 undecidable manual S 122 0.2257 102 0.02 74
IV.MSRU.HHE. 2020-01-22T08:17:39.21 1.0 undecidable manual P 90 0.3139 99 -0.18 23
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2020-01-22T08:17:39.34 0.1 undecidable manual P 162 0.3103 99 0.03 96
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2020-01-22T08:17:38.30 0.3 undecidable manual S 318 0.1493 108 -0.07 74
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2020-01-22T08:17:38.91 0.1 undecidable manual P 220 0.2887 99 0.07 96
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2020-01-22T08:17:37.34 0.1 undecidable manual P 122 0.2257 102 -0.12 96
IV.IVGP.HHE. 2020-01-22T08:17:36.48 1.0 undecidable manual P 319 0.1745 105 0.13 24
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2020-01-22T08:17:36.49 0.3 undecidable manual S 87 0.0971 116 0 76
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2020-01-22T08:17:35.86 0.1 undecidable manual P 318 0.1493 108 0.05 99
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2020-01-22T08:17:34.78 0.1 undecidable manual P 87 0.0971 116 0.05 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MILZ.HHE. ML:1.7 0.000731 0.06 AML other m 2020-01-22T08:17:34.81
IV.MILZ.HHN. ML:1.4 0.000387 0.04 AML other m 2020-01-22T08:17:34.87
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:1.1 5.595E-5 0.48 AML other m 2020-01-22T08:17:44.01
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:1.2 6.785E-5 1.14 AML other m 2020-01-22T08:17:45.13
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:1.2 7.075E-5 1.22 AML other m 2020-01-22T08:17:45.21
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:1.4 0.0001075 0.2 AML other m 2020-01-22T08:17:45.40
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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