Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.9 on date 08-06-1985 and time 12:50:43 (Italy) in region 2 km SW Montalbano Elicona (ME)

A magnitude Md 2.9 earthquake occured in region: 2 km SW Montalbano Elicona (ME), on

  • 08-06-1985 10:50:43 (UTC)
  • 08-06-1985 12:50:43 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.01, 15 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
Montalbano Elicona ME 2 2287 2287
San Piero Patti ME 6 2915 5202
Basicò ME 8 612 5814
Floresta ME 8 485 6299
Roccella Valdemone ME 8 666 6965
Raccuja ME 10 1041 8006
Tripi ME 10 873 8879
Librizzi ME 11 1660 10539
Santa Domenica Vittoria ME 11 980 11519
Malvagna ME 11 733 12252
Novara di Sicilia ME 11 1337 13589
Ucria ME 11 1058 14647
Moio Alcantara ME 13 717 15364
Oliveri ME 14 2181 17545
Falcone ME 14 2808 20353
Montagnareale ME 15 1615 21968
Mazzarrà Sant'Andrea ME 15 1531 23499
Patti ME 15 13431 36930
Furnari ME 15 3784 40714
Fondachelli-Fantina ME 15 1019 41733
Randazzo CT 15 10900 52633
Sant'Angelo di Brolo ME 16 3090 55723
Tortorici ME 16 6435 62158
Sinagra ME 16 2705 64863
Francavilla di Sicilia ME 17 3945 68808
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 18 3215 72023
Rodì Milici ME 19 2056 74079
Castell'Umberto ME 19 3128 77207
Ficarra ME 19 1469 78676
Motta Camastra ME 19 845 79521

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
46 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
53 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
57 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
57 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 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 Md 2.9 1985-06-08
10:50:43
38.01 15 10 2013-07-15
08:41:04
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 8239
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1985-06-08 10:50:43 ± 0.775
Latitude 38.01 ± 0.03
Longitude 15.00 ± 0.04
Depth (km) 10 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 8239

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) 5093.3
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 275
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 6
Number of defining phases 6
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.5
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00688
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.01158
Number of stations at which the event was observed 3
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 3
Magnitude information

Md:2.9

Field Value
Value 2.9
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 8239
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 17:12:18
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.FA1.Z. 1985-06-08T10:51:25.00 10.0 undecidable manual SN 234 0.0116 0.32 0.6
--.PA1.Z. 1985-06-08T10:51:17.00 10.0 undecidable manual SG 183 0.0087 0.04 0.7
--.GIB.Z. 1985-06-08T10:51:10.00 10.0 undecidable manual SG 268 0.0069 -0.2 1
--.FA1.Z. 1985-06-08T10:51:08.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 234 0.0116 0.69 1.8
--.PA1.Z. 1985-06-08T10:51:02.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 183 0.0087 -0.86 0.8
--.GIB.Z. 1985-06-08T10:50:58.50 10.0 undecidable manual PG 268 0.0069 -0.46 1.2
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
Focal Mechanism in the area
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