Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.0 on date 18-03-2021 and time 03:27:13 (Italy) in region Isole Eolie (Messina)

A magnitude ML 2.0 earthquake occured in region: Isole Eolie (Messina), on

  • 18-03-2021 02:27:13 (UTC)
  • 18-03-2021 03:27:13 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.474, 14.507 at 5 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

No Italian municipalities within 20 km distance.

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
97 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
97 Km E of Bagheria (55387 inhabitants)
Recent and historical seismicity
Seismic hazard
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Felt maps
Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Bulletin
Rev1000
ML 2.0 2021-03-18
02:27:13
38.4742 14.5067 5 2021-07-12
16:55:03
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 88345751
Reviewed
Rev200
ML 1.7 2021-03-18
02:27:12
38.499 14.455 12 2021-03-21
12:33:51
Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania) 88240691
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2021-03-18 02:27:13 ± 0.13
Latitude 38.4742 ± 0.0135
Longitude 14.5067 ± 0.0103
Depth (km) 5 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 88345751

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1640
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 611
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 27
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1640
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 163
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 17
Number of defining phases 17
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.21
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.10432
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.7986
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:2

Field Value
Value 2
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 88345751
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2021-03-21 12:33:30

ML:1.7

Field Value
Value 1.7
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 88240691
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2021-03-18 02:35:26
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.CSLB.HHZ. 2021-03-18T02:27:36.10 0.6 undecidable manual S 213 0.6421 50 0.11 44
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2021-03-18T02:27:32.40 0.6 undecidable manual S 146 0.518 50 0.07 46
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2021-03-18T02:27:30.40 0.6 undecidable manual S 171 0.4452 50 0.24 45
IV.SCIAR.HNE. 2021-03-18T02:27:29.74 0.3 undecidable manual P 228 0.7986 50 0.68 55
IV.IVPL.HNE. 2021-03-18T02:27:28.50 0.6 undecidable manual S 105 0.3831 97 0.37 44
IV.IVGP.HHN. 2021-03-18T02:27:27.30 0.6 undecidable manual S 102 0.3642 98 -0.08 47
IV.CSLB.HHZ. 2021-03-18T02:27:26.01 0.3 undecidable manual P 213 0.6421 50 -0.37 63
IV.GIB.HHE. 2021-03-18T02:27:25.99 0.3 undecidable manual P 218 0.6133 50 0.1 67
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2021-03-18T02:27:24.09 0.3 undecidable manual P 146 0.518 50 -0.17 67
IV.PLLN.EHN. 2021-03-18T02:27:24.76 0.3 undecidable manual P 211 0.5594 50 -0.21 66
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2021-03-18T02:27:22.64 0.3 undecidable manual P 171 0.4452 50 -0.37 66
IV.IVGP.HHN. 2021-03-18T02:27:21.26 0.3 undecidable manual P 102 0.3642 98 -0.14 70
IV.IVUG.HHZ. 2021-03-18T02:27:21.75 0.3 undecidable manual P 102 0.3831 97 -0.08 70
IV.ILOS.HHZ. 2021-03-18T02:27:21.13 0.6 undecidable manual P 95 0.3471 98 0.1 47
IV.IVPL.HNE. 2021-03-18T02:27:21.92 0.3 undecidable manual P 105 0.3831 97 0.08 70
IV.IFIL.HHZ. 2021-03-18T02:27:17.65 0.6 undecidable manual S 31 0.1043 115 -0.03 50
IV.IFIL.HHZ. 2021-03-18T02:27:15.85 0.1 negative manual P 31 0.1043 115 0.04 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.IFIL.HHE. ML:2.4 0.00339 1.8 AML other m 2021-03-18T02:27:17.97
IV.IFIL.HHN. ML:2 0.001625 0.24 AML other m 2021-03-18T02:27:18.55
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:1.9 0.000181 0.58 AML other m 2021-03-18T02:27:35.90
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:1.8 0.0001485 0.54 AML other m 2021-03-18T02:27:36.20
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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