Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.8 on date 02-09-2020 and time 18:55:33 (UTC) in region 10 km N Messina (ME)

A magnitude ML 1.8 earthquake occured in region: 10 km N Messina (ME), on

  • 02-09-2020 18:55:33 (UTC)
  • 02-09-2020 20:55:33 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.284, 15.539 at 68 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
Messina ME 10 238439 238439
Villafranca Tirrena ME 11 8584 247023
Villa San Giovanni RC 11 13784 260807
Campo Calabro RC 13 4536 265343
Saponara ME 13 3988 269331
Fiumara RC 16 1018 270349
Spadafora ME 16 5021 275370
Scilla RC 16 4964 280334
Rometta ME 16 6650 286984
Venetico ME 17 3911 290895
Valdina ME 18 1355 292250
Roccavaldina ME 18 1133 293383
San Roberto RC 19 1750 295133
Torregrotta ME 19 7431 302564
Monforte San Giorgio ME 20 2777 305341
Calanna RC 20 934 306275

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
10 Km N of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
21 Km NW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
81 Km NE of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
95 Km NE of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
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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 1.8 2020-09-02
18:55:33
38.284 15.5387 69 2021-02-26
14:55:54
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 82726941
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.4 2020-09-02
18:55:33
38.2928 15.5308 72 2020-09-02
19:01:33
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 82568821
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-09-02 18:55:33 ± 0.22
Latitude 38.2840 ± 0.0153
Longitude 15.5387 ± 0.0115
Depth (km) 69 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 82726941

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1763
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 366
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 161
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1760
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 115
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 20
Number of defining phases 20
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.3
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.24102
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.72395
Number of stations at which the event was observed 11
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 11
Magnitudes information

ML:1.8

Field Value
Value 1.8
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 11
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 82726941
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-11-30 12:09:35

ML:1.4

Field Value
Value 1.4
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 82568821
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-09-02 19:01:33
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.PLAC.HHE. 2020-09-02T18:56:00.77 0.6 undecidable manual S 77 0.724 122 0.25 43
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2020-09-02T18:55:55.48 0.3 undecidable manual S 40 0.4218 140 0.45 66
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2020-09-02T18:55:55.43 0.6 undecidable manual S 282 0.4479 138 -0.01 48
IV.IVUG.HHZ. 2020-09-02T18:55:55.66 0.6 undecidable manual S 285 0.4479 138 0.22 46
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2020-09-02T18:55:55.71 0.6 undecidable manual S 231 0.4065 141 0.91 37
IV.AIO.HHE. 2020-09-02T18:55:54.90 0.6 undecidable manual S 218 0.3939 142 0.28 46
IV.GMB.BHE. 2020-09-02T18:55:53.26 0.6 undecidable manual S 117 0.2554 154 0.41 47
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2020-09-02T18:55:52.14 0.3 undecidable manual S 267 0.241 155 -0.56 66
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2020-09-02T18:55:52.95 0.6 undecidable manual S 95 0.2797 152 -0.16 48
IV.PLAC.HHE. 2020-09-02T18:55:49.22 0.3 undecidable manual P 77 0.724 122 -0.04 68
IV.MUCR.HHE. 2020-09-02T18:55:48.02 0.3 undecidable manual P 245 0.5756 130 0.43 64
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2020-09-02T18:55:46.15 0.1 undecidable manual P 40 0.4218 140 0.06 96
IV.IVUG.HHZ. 2020-09-02T18:55:46.20 0.1 undecidable manual P 285 0.4479 138 -0.12 95
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2020-09-02T18:55:46.26 0.1 undecidable manual P 282 0.4479 138 -0.06 96
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2020-09-02T18:55:46.06 0.1 undecidable manual P 231 0.4065 141 0.11 95
IV.AIO.HHE. 2020-09-02T18:55:45.65 0.1 undecidable manual P 218 0.3939 142 -0.2 94
IV.SOI.EHN. 2020-09-02T18:55:45.66 0.3 undecidable manual P 117 0.4569 137 -0.75 59
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2020-09-02T18:55:45.03 0.1 undecidable manual P 95 0.2797 152 0.05 99
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2020-09-02T18:55:44.33 0.1 undecidable manual P 267 0.241 155 -0.41 92
IV.GMB.BHE. 2020-09-02T18:55:44.83 0.1 undecidable manual P 117 0.2554 154 0 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.IVPL.HHE. ML:1.9 0.000107089355 0.8192 AML other m 2020-09-02T18:55:47.19
MN.CEL.HHE. ML:1.3 3.2367435E-5 0.2432 AML other m 2020-09-02T18:55:54.77
MN.CEL.HNN. ML:2.1 0.0001843281 4.6848 AML other m 2020-09-02T18:55:54.66
IV.MILZ.HHE. ML:2.1 0.00021402665 0.9472 AML other m 2020-09-02T18:55:55.57
IV.JOPP.HHE. ML:1.3 2.417534E-5 0.2176 AML other m 2020-09-02T18:55:55.67
IV.MILZ.HHN. ML:1.9 0.000113166 0.96 AML other m 2020-09-02T18:55:55.79
IV.NOV.HHE. ML:1.9 9.831463E-5 0.4608 AML other m 2020-09-02T18:55:55.83
IV.JOPP.HHN. ML:1 1.71317E-5 0.1792 AML other m 2020-09-02T18:55:56.13
IV.NOV.HHN. ML:1.8 8.0843315E-5 0.9856 AML other m 2020-09-02T18:56:03.97
MN.CEL.HNE. ML:1.8 0.00010102995 2.0352 AML other m 2020-09-02T18:56:04.35
IV.IVPL.HHN. ML:1.8 8.4794105E-5 1.0112 AML other m 2020-09-02T18:56:15.33
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