Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.6 on date 29-01-2020 and time 18:09:20 (Italy) in region Costa Calabra sud occidentale (Catanzaro, Vibo Valentia, Reggio di Calabria)

A magnitude ML 1.6 earthquake occured in region: Costa Calabra sud occidentale (Catanzaro, Vibo Valentia, Reggio di Calabria), on

  • 29-01-2020 17:09:20 (UTC)
  • 29-01-2020 18:09:20 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.38, 15.8 at 15 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
Palmi RC 6 18930 18930
Seminara RC 8 2811 21741
Gioia Tauro RC 10 19864 41605
Bagnara Calabra RC 11 10255 51860
MelicuccĂ  RC 12 930 52790
San Procopio RC 14 534 53324
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 14 4120 57444
Rizziconi RC 15 7829 65273
Sinopoli RC 15 2089 67362
San Ferdinando RC 15 4490 71852
Scilla RC 16 4964 76816
Cosoleto RC 17 859 77675
Varapodio RC 18 2160 79835
Delianuova RC 19 3352 83187
Taurianova RC 19 15636 98823
Oppido Mamertina RC 19 5332 104155
Scido RC 20 931 105086
Terranova Sappo Minulio RC 20 523 105609
San Roberto RC 20 1750 107359

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
30 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
33 Km NE of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
80 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 inhabitants)
91 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
Bulletin
Rev1000
ML 1.6 2020-01-29
17:09:20
38.38 15.8 15 2020-07-18
21:08:35
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 78919081
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.5 2020-01-29
17:09:20
38.38 15.79 16 2020-01-29
17:22:42
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 76000041
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-01-29 17:09:20 ± 0.12
Latitude 38.38 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.80 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 15 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 78919081

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 658
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 566
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 307
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 660
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 135
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 14
Number of defining phases 14
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.25
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.14569
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.60524
Number of stations at which the event was observed 8
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 8
Magnitudes information

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 8
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 78919081
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-07-16 22:14:49

ML:1.5

Field Value
Value 1.5
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 5
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 76000041
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-01-29 17:22:42
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.AIO.HHE. 2020-01-29T17:09:41.16 0.3 undecidable manual S 227 0.6052 94 0.34 65
IV.MPNC.HHE. 2020-01-29T17:09:35.26 0.6 undecidable manual S 236 0.4209 97 -0.14 47
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2020-01-29T17:09:33.88 0.3 undecidable manual S 147 0.3714 98 -0.05 74
IV.AIO.HHE. 2020-01-29T17:09:32.72 0.1 undecidable manual P 227 0.6052 94 0.53 83
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2020-01-29T17:09:30.47 0.1 undecidable manual S 242 0.2554 104 -0.1 99
IV.PLAC.HHE. 2020-01-29T17:09:30.73 0.3 undecidable manual P 82 0.5072 95 0.21 69
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2020-01-29T17:09:29.83 0.1 undecidable manual S 17 0.2329 107 -0.1 96
IV.MTTG.HHE. 2020-01-29T17:09:28.28 0.3 undecidable manual P 191 0.3885 98 -0.22 71
IV.MPNC.HHE. 2020-01-29T17:09:28.71 0.3 undecidable manual P 236 0.4209 97 -0.35 68
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2020-01-29T17:09:27.44 0.3 undecidable manual S 148 0.1457 122 -0.11 76
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2020-01-29T17:09:27.92 0.1 undecidable manual P 147 0.3714 98 -0.29 93
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2020-01-29T17:09:26.11 0.1 negative manual P 17 0.2329 107 0.21 99
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2020-01-29T17:09:26.20 0.1 positive manual P 242 0.2554 104 -0.07 99
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2020-01-29T17:09:24.66 0.1 positive manual P 148 0.1457 122 0.13 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
MN.CEL.HNN. ML:1.5 0.0002514022 0.4736 AML other m 2020-01-29T17:09:27.84
MN.CEL.HHN. ML:1.5 0.00025384805 0.3968 AML other m 2020-01-29T17:09:28.22
IV.JOPP.HHN. ML:1.6 0.00019942465 2.8544 AML other m 2020-01-29T17:09:30.04
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:1.8 0.0003095404 1.92 AML other m 2020-01-29T17:09:29.52
IV.JOPP.HHE. ML:1.4 0.0001225267 1.0368 AML other m 2020-01-29T17:09:31.08
IV.SOI.EHN. ML:1.4 7.775189E-5 1.3184 AML other m 2020-01-29T17:09:35.24
IV.SOI.EHE. ML:1.6 0.0001167652 0.4224 AML other m 2020-01-29T17:09:34.71
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:1.7 0.00022074915 2.0992 AML other m 2020-01-29T17:09:38.96
IV.CAR1.HHN. ML:0 0.00013296675 1.6896 AML other m 2020-01-29T17:09:46.19
IV.CAR1.HHE. ML:0 0.000125572525 1.1904 AML other m 2020-01-29T17:09:48.41
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