Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.6 on date 16-07-2020 and time 13:37:10 (Italy) in region Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.6 earthquake occured in region: Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina), on

  • 16-07-2020 11:37:10 (UTC)
  • 16-07-2020 13:37:10 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.2, 15.04 at 8 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
Oliveri ME 8 2181 2181
Patti ME 9 13431 15612
Falcone ME 10 2808 18420
Montagnareale ME 10 1615 20035
Gioiosa Marea ME 13 7074 27109
Furnari ME 13 3784 30893
Librizzi ME 13 1660 32553
Terme Vigliatore ME 13 7395 39948
Mazzarrà Sant'Andrea ME 15 1531 41479
Basicò ME 15 612 42091
Rodì Milici ME 15 2056 44147
Piraino ME 15 3962 48109
Sant'Angelo di Brolo ME 16 3090 51199
Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto ME 17 41583 92782
San Piero Patti ME 17 2915 95697
Tripi ME 17 873 96570
Milazzo ME 18 31646 128216
Brolo ME 19 5783 133999
Merì ME 19 2338 136337
Castroreale ME 19 2504 138841
Raccuja ME 19 1041 139882
Montalbano Elicona ME 19 2287 142169

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
46 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
54 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
66 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
77 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 1.6 2020-07-16
11:37:10
38.2 15.03 8 2020-11-19
12:37:07
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 84778641
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.7 2020-07-16
11:37:10
38.2 15.02 11 2020-07-16
11:46:23
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 81071901
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-07-16 11:37:10 ± 0.07
Latitude 38.20 ± 0.00
Longitude 15.03 ± 0.00
Depth (km) 8 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 84778641

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 467
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 84
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 211
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 470
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 74
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 37
Number of defining phases 25
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.28
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 1.1961
Number of stations at which the event was observed 24
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 14
Magnitudes information

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 14
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 84778641
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-11-16 18:26:49

ML:1.7

Field Value
Value 1.7
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 12
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 81071901
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-07-16 11:46:23
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.RNI2.HHZ. 2020-07-16T11:38:55.84 3.0 undecidable manual Sg 9.96 0
MN.IDI.HHZ. 2020-07-16T11:38:51.91 3.0 positive manual Pn -9.99 0
IV.BDI.HHZ. 2020-07-16T11:38:51.30 3.0 undecidable manual Pn 4.05 0
IV.SENI.EHZ. 2020-07-16T11:38:49.20 3.0 negative manual Pg 17.200001 0
HL.VLS.HHZ. 2020-07-16T11:38:33.18 3.0 undecidable manual Sn -9.99 0
IX.NAPI.HNZ.01 2020-07-16T11:38:33.55 3.0 undecidable manual Sg 8.16 0
IV.PAOL.HHZ. 2020-07-16T11:38:27.63 3.0 undecidable manual Sn -0.64 0
IV.PSB1.HHZ. 2020-07-16T11:38:26.02 3.0 undecidable manual Sn -6.29 0
AC.KBN.HHZ. 2020-07-16T11:38:22.88 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 1.25 0
IX.NAPI.HNZ.01 2020-07-16T11:38:00.08 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 8.51 0
IV.JOPP.HNN. 2020-07-16T11:37:35.72 1.0 undecidable manual S 58 0.7815 50 -0.58 20
MN.CEL.HNZ. 2020-07-16T11:37:33.85 0.6 undecidable manual S 84 0.6772 50 0.63 40
IV.IFIL.HHZ. 2020-07-16T11:37:28.80 1.0 undecidable manual S 316 0.5135 50 0.44 22
IV.GIB.HHE. 2020-07-16T11:37:26.34 0.3 undecidable manual P 256 0.8202 50 0.46 62
IV.JOPP.HNN. 2020-07-16T11:37:25.12 0.6 undecidable manual P 58 0.7815 50 -0.09 45
IV.CSLB.HHZ. 2020-07-16T11:37:25.84 0.3 undecidable manual P 252 0.8121 50 0.11 67
XK.GIZZ.HHZ. 2020-07-16T11:37:24.71 3.0 undecidable manual S 1.1961 -9.99 0
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2020-07-16T11:37:24.10 0.6 undecidable manual S 245 0.3849 50 -0.47 45
MN.CEL.HNZ. 2020-07-16T11:37:23.52 0.1 undecidable manual P 84 0.6772 50 0.09 93
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2020-07-16T11:37:23.96 0.6 undecidable manual S 80 0.3777 50 -0.37 46
IV.IACL.HHE. 2020-07-16T11:37:22.73 0.3 undecidable manual P 302 0.6286 50 0.13 70
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2020-07-16T11:37:20.30 0.3 undecidable manual S 102 0.2554 106 0.01 77
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2020-07-16T11:37:20.40 0.6 undecidable manual S 145 0.2752 105 -0.64 44
IV.IFIL.HHZ. 2020-07-16T11:37:19.33 0.6 undecidable manual P 316 0.5135 50 -1.29 31
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2020-07-16T11:37:18.44 0.1 undecidable manual P 245 0.3849 50 0 100
IV.IVUG.HHE. 2020-07-16T11:37:18.20 0.6 undecidable manual S 349 0.2014 110 -0.12 51
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2020-07-16T11:37:18.20 0.3 undecidable manual S 219 0.2005 110 -0.08 77
XK.GIZZ.HHZ. 2020-07-16T11:37:18.00 3.0 undecidable manual P 1.1961 -9.99 0
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2020-07-16T11:37:18.29 0.3 undecidable manual P 80 0.3777 50 -0.01 75
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2020-07-16T11:37:17.60 0.6 undecidable manual S 346 0.1826 112 -0.06 51
IV.IVGP.HHE. 2020-07-16T11:37:17.80 0.6 undecidable manual S 344 0.2068 110 -0.71 43
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2020-07-16T11:37:16.29 0.3 undecidable manual P 145 0.2752 105 -0.11 75
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2020-07-16T11:37:16.21 0.1 undecidable manual P 102 0.2554 106 0.25 98
IV.IVGP.HHE. 2020-07-16T11:37:15.05 0.3 undecidable manual P 344 0.2068 110 0.11 76
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2020-07-16T11:37:15.00 0.1 undecidable manual P 219 0.2005 110 0.19 100
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2020-07-16T11:37:14.75 0.1 undecidable manual P 346 0.1826 112 0.3 98
IV.IVUG.HHE. 2020-07-16T11:37:14.94 0.3 undecidable manual P 349 0.2014 110 0.12 76
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:0 0.00016799995 0.3008 AML other m 2020-07-16T11:37:24.73
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:0 0.0001609899 0.3584 AML other m 2020-07-16T11:37:25.22
IV.PZUN.HHN. ML:0 0.0005395 0.48 AML other m 2020-07-16T11:37:49.23
IV.PZUN.HNN. ML:0 0.000545 0.48 AML other m 2020-07-16T11:37:49.23
IV.PZUN.HHE. ML:0 0.0002555 0.12 AML other m 2020-07-16T11:37:59.14
IV.PZUN.HNE. ML:0 0.000268 0.12 AML other m 2020-07-16T11:37:59.14
IV.IVPL.HHE. ML:1.9 0.00063044385 0.1408 AML other m 2020-07-16T11:37:19.47
IV.IVPL.HHN. ML:1.8 0.00051019545 0.1792 AML other m 2020-07-16T11:37:18.85
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:1.6 0.00028498705 0.3392 AML other m 2020-07-16T11:37:18.51
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:1.6 0.0002582785 0.1792 AML other m 2020-07-16T11:37:19.21
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:1.6 0.0001893309 0.1792 AML other m 2020-07-16T11:37:22.75
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:1.7 0.00026044165 0.3584 AML other m 2020-07-16T11:37:22.01
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:1.4 0.00013714735 0.1984 AML other m 2020-07-16T11:37:21.18
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:1.3 0.00010391273 0.32 AML other m 2020-07-16T11:37:21.31
IV.MSFR.HHN. ML:1 3.333812E-5 0.416 AML other m 2020-07-16T11:37:26.57
IV.MSFR.HHE. ML:1 3.0259325E-5 0.2432 AML other m 2020-07-16T11:37:27.18
IV.IFIL.HHN. ML:1.9 0.0001890373 0.48 AML other m 2020-07-16T11:37:28.95
IV.IFIL.HHE. ML:2.2 0.0003318983 0.1408 AML other m 2020-07-16T11:37:32.14
IV.CSLB.HHE. ML:0.6 7.489086E-6 0.416 AML other m 2020-07-16T11:37:40.54
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