Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.9 on date 12-03-2020 and time 00:51:10 (UTC) in region Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.9 earthquake occured in region: Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina), on

  • 12-03-2020 00:51:10 (UTC)
  • 12-03-2020 01:51:10 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.39, 15.45 at 121 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
Villafranca Tirrena ME 18 8584 8584

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
24 Km NW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
36 Km NW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
90 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
99 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
Bulletin
Rev1000
ML 1.9 2020-03-12
00:51:10
38.39 15.45 121 2020-07-18
21:08:38
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 79844771
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.8 2020-03-12
00:51:12
38.48 15.45 102 2020-03-12
01:00:37
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 77205331
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-03-12 00:51:10 ± 0.24
Latitude 38.39 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.45 ± 0.02
Depth (km) 121 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 79844771

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1430
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1329
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 151
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1430
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 88
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 43
Number of defining phases 43
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) 0.1385
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 1.81573
Number of stations at which the event was observed 29
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 29
Magnitudes information

ML:1.9

Field Value
Value 1.9
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 10
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 79844771
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-06-03 05:12:35

ML:1.8

Field Value
Value 1.8
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 10
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 77205331
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-03-12 01:00:37
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.CET2.HHZ. 2020-03-12T00:51:53.31 0.6 undecidable manual S 19 1.1988 128 0.33 40
IV.SERS.HNN. 2020-03-12T00:51:52.90 0.6 undecidable manual S 56 1.1583 129 0.68 36
XK.SELL.HNE. 2020-03-12T00:51:52.36 0.6 undecidable manual S 57 1.09 131 1.38 26
IV.CAR1.HHZ. 2020-03-12T00:51:49.78 0.3 undecidable manual S 34 1.0432 133 -0.35 62
IV.PLAC.HHZ. 2020-03-12T00:51:46.20 0.3 undecidable manual S 86 0.7752 142 0.43 64
IV.AIO.HHE. 2020-03-12T00:51:43.18 0.6 undecidable manual S 202 0.456 155 1.41 29
IV.MUCR.HHE. 2020-03-12T00:51:43.76 0.6 undecidable manual S 232 0.5729 150 0.71 40
IV.SIRI.HNE. 2020-03-12T00:51:42.07 0.3 undecidable manual P 10 1.8157 117 -0.14 46
IV.SOI.EHN. 2020-03-12T00:51:42.89 0.6 undecidable manual S 124 0.572 150 -0.15 48
IV.BULG.HHN. 2020-03-12T00:51:41.00 0.3 undecidable manual P 358 1.6835 119 0.4 48
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2020-03-12T00:51:41.18 0.6 undecidable manual S 267 0.3696 160 0.21 49
IV.MGR.HHZ. 2020-03-12T00:51:41.59 0.3 undecidable manual P 3 1.7438 118 0.26 47
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2020-03-12T00:51:40.85 0.6 undecidable manual S 111 0.3723 160 -0.14 50
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2020-03-12T00:51:40.83 0.6 undecidable manual S 58 0.4011 158 -0.41 47
MN.CUC.HHE. 2020-03-12T00:51:39.61 0.3 undecidable manual P 10 1.6233 120 -0.26 50
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2020-03-12T00:51:39.97 0.6 undecidable manual S 197 0.2599 166 -0.22 50
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2020-03-12T00:51:39.01 0.6 undecidable manual S 161 0.1385 172 -0.61 47
IV.MILZ.HHN. 2020-03-12T00:51:39.84 0.6 undecidable manual S 234 0.2113 168 -0.08 52
IV.PIPA.HHZ. 2020-03-12T00:51:38.79 0.3 undecidable manual P 44 1.5208 121 0.14 55
MN.TIP.HHN. 2020-03-12T00:51:36.00 0.1 undecidable manual P 52 1.2851 126 0.05 83
IV.CELI.HHE. 2020-03-12T00:51:36.24 0.1 undecidable manual P 39 1.3004 126 0.12 81
IV.GRIS.HNE. 2020-03-12T00:51:36.92 0.1 undecidable manual P 13 1.3805 124 -0.1 79
IV.CET2.HHZ. 2020-03-12T00:51:34.80 0.1 undecidable manual P 19 1.1988 128 -0.2 82
XK.SELL.HNE. 2020-03-12T00:51:34.18 0.1 undecidable manual P 57 1.09 131 0.33 82
IV.SPS2.HHZ. 2020-03-12T00:51:34.05 0.3 undecidable manual P 37 1.1313 130 -0.23 62
XK.ALB1.HNZ. 2020-03-12T00:51:34.30 0.1 undecidable manual P 55 1.0927 131 0.43 80
IV.SERS.HNN. 2020-03-12T00:51:34.78 0.1 undecidable manual P 56 1.1583 129 0.22 83
IV.CAR1.HHZ. 2020-03-12T00:51:32.94 0.1 undecidable manual P 34 1.0432 133 -0.42 81
IV.MSFR.HHE. 2020-03-12T00:51:31.29 0.3 undecidable manual P 242 0.7653 142 0.54 63
IV.MUCR.HHE. 2020-03-12T00:51:30.25 0.3 undecidable manual P 232 0.5729 150 0.98 54
IV.PLAC.HHZ. 2020-03-12T00:51:30.89 0.1 negative manual P 86 0.7752 142 0.05 93
IV.SOI.EHN. 2020-03-12T00:51:29.05 0.1 undecidable manual P 124 0.572 150 -0.21 95
IV.IVGP.HHN. 2020-03-12T00:51:28.52 0.6 undecidable manual P 270 0.384 159 0.38 47
IV.MTTG.HHE. 2020-03-12T00:51:28.50 0.3 undecidable manual P 153 0.4371 156 0.08 74
IV.AIO.HHE. 2020-03-12T00:51:28.90 0.3 undecidable manual P 202 0.456 155 0.37 70
IV.FERC.HNN. 2020-03-12T00:51:28.92 0.3 undecidable manual P 84 0.5333 152 -0.08 73
IV.MILZ.HHN. 2020-03-12T00:51:27.07 0.1 undecidable manual P 234 0.2113 168 -0.39 97
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2020-03-12T00:51:27.83 0.1 undecidable manual P 58 0.4011 158 -0.39 94
IV.SICLA.EHZ. 2020-03-12T00:51:27.14 0.1 undecidable manual P 124 0.2482 166 -0.44 96
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2020-03-12T00:51:27.85 0.1 undecidable manual P 111 0.3723 160 -0.23 98
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2020-03-12T00:51:27.95 0.1 undecidable manual P 267 0.3696 160 -0.12 100
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2020-03-12T00:51:27.24 0.1 undecidable manual P 197 0.2599 166 -0.37 97
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2020-03-12T00:51:26.78 0.1 negative manual P 161 0.1385 172 -0.51 96
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.JOPP.HHE. ML:1.7 3.63E-5 0.92 AML other m 2020-03-12T00:51:41.39
IV.JOPP.HHN. ML:1.9 5.155E-5 1.4 AML other m 2020-03-12T00:51:42.17
MN.CEL.HHN. ML:1.8 4.25E-5 1.04 AML other m 2020-03-12T00:51:43.11
MN.CEL.HHE. ML:1.8 3.93E-5 1.22 AML other m 2020-03-12T00:51:43.83
IV.PLAC.HHN. ML:2 5.53E-5 1.7 AML other m 2020-03-12T00:51:46.04
IV.PLAC.HHE. ML:2 4.845E-5 0.46 AML other m 2020-03-12T00:51:49.18
IV.CET2.HHE. ML:2.1 4.415E-5 0.7 AML other m 2020-03-12T00:51:53.38
IV.SPS2.HHN. ML:1.4 1.075E-5 0.3 AML other m 2020-03-12T00:51:54.23
IV.CET2.HHN. ML:2.2 5.73E-5 1.1 AML other m 2020-03-12T00:51:54.38
IV.SPS2.HHE. ML:1.4 7.72E-6 0.46 AML other m 2020-03-12T00:51:56.80
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