Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.2 on date 23-03-2022 and time 11:26:04 (Italy) in region 4 km SE Fondachelli Fantina (ME)

A magnitude ML 2.2 earthquake occured in region: 4 km SE Fondachelli Fantina (ME), on

  • 23-03-2022 10:26:04 (UTC)
  • 23-03-2022 11:26:04 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.9530, 15.1920 at 23 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Sala Sismica INGV-Roma.

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
Fondachelli-Fantina ME 4 1019 1019
Antillo ME 6 919 1938
Motta Camastra ME 6 845 2783
Roccafiorita ME 7 197 2980
Limina ME 7 836 3816
Francavilla di Sicilia ME 7 3945 7761
Graniti ME 7 1492 9253
Novara di Sicilia ME 9 1337 10590
Mongiuffi Melia ME 9 600 11190
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 10 3215 14405
Gaggi ME 10 3184 17589
Gallodoro ME 11 367 17956
Casalvecchio Siculo ME 12 842 18798
Mandanici ME 12 601 19399
Malvagna ME 13 733 20132
Castelmola ME 13 1088 21220
Letojanni ME 13 2861 24081
Linguaglossa CT 13 5403 29484
Savoca ME 13 1732 31216
Forza d'Agrò ME 13 911 32127
Tripi ME 14 873 33000
Moio Alcantara ME 14 717 33717
Taormina ME 14 10960 44677
Sant'Alessio Siculo ME 14 1554 46231
Giardini-Naxos ME 15 9415 55646
Calatabiano CT 15 5308 60954
Pagliara ME 15 1170 62124
Santa Teresa di Riva ME 16 9377 71501
Piedimonte Etneo CT 16 3963 75464
Roccella Valdemone ME 16 666 76130
Mazzarrà Sant'Andrea ME 16 1531 77661
Castroreale ME 16 2504 80165
Furci Siculo ME 17 3382 83547
Basicò ME 17 612 84159
Montalbano Elicona ME 17 2287 86446
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 18 9623 96069
Rodì Milici ME 18 2056 98125
Furnari ME 18 3784 101909
Roccalumera ME 18 4141 106050
Fiumedinisi ME 19 1409 107459
Nizza di Sicilia ME 20 3667 111126

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
38 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
42 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
43 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
51 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
100 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
Recent and historical seismicity

These maps show the seismic activity in different time intervals, before the seismic event to which they refer. Data reported in the first two maps come from the analysis carried out in real time by the personnel of the INGV Operating Rooms, immediately after each earthquake. The third map shows data from 1985 to the date of the earthquake: the locations are reviewed by the seismological analysts of the INGV Italian Seismic Bulletin (Bollettino Sismico Italiano dell’INGV). The localization parameters (hypocentral coordinates and magnitude) are the best possible estimate with the data available to the INGV, but are constantly updated according to further data that become available. The location and magnitude parameters, subsequently reviewed by seismological analysts, may vary.

Earthquakes of the 3 days preceding this event

Earthquakes of the 3 days preceding this event

This map shows the earthquake epicenters with magnitude ≥ 0.0, localized with data recorded by the National Seismic Network and other collaborative networks both in Italy and in neighboring countries, in the 72 hours preceding this event. The size of the circle indicates the different classes of magnitude. The colors indicate the different time intervals preceding the seismic event. The black and white star is the epicenter of the current earthquake.
Earthquakes of the 90 days preceding this event

Earthquakes of the 90 days preceding this event

This map shows the earthquake epicenters with magnitude ≥ 2.0, localized with data recorded by the National Seismic Network and other collaborative networks both in Italy and in neighboring countries, in the 90 days preceding this event. The size of the circle indicates the different classes of magnitude. The colors indicate the different time intervals preceding the seismic event. The black and white star is the epicenter of the current earthquake.
Earthquakes from 1985 to the date of the event

Earthquakes from 1985 to the date of the event

This map shows the earthquake epicenters with magnitude ≥ 3.0, localized with data recorded by the National Seismic Network and other collaborative networks both in Italy and in neighboring countries, from 1985 to the date of this event. The size of the circle indicates the different classes of magnitude. The colors indicate the different time intervals preceding the seismic event. The black and white star is the epicenter of the current earthquake.
Earthquakes since 1000 AD until 2019

Earthquakes since 1000 AD until 2019

This map shows the epicenters of the historical earthquakes catalogue CPT15 (Catalogo Parametrico dei Terremoti Italiani, 2015 version 3.0, https://doi.org/10.13127/cpti/cpti15.3) since 1000 AD until 2019. The size of the square indicates the different classes of magnitude. For earthquakes with magnitude ≥ 6.0, it is also shown the year of occurrence and the magnitude value. The black and white star is the epicenter of the current earthquake.
Seismic hazard

Seismic hazard maps provide probabilistic estimates of the earthquake ground shaking exceeding a given threshold in a given geographic region within a given time window. Thus, it is not a deterministic prediction - a target that may be never reached given the complexity of the earthquake physical phenomenon - nor of the maximum expected earthquake since this has extremely low probabilities to occur.

In 2004, it was published the seismic hazard map of Italy (http://zonesismiche.mi.ingv.it) that provides a picture of the most hazardous geographic regions. The seismic hazard map of Italy (GdL MPS, 2004; rif. Ordinanza PCM del 28 aprile 2006, n. 3519, All. 1b) provides the 10% probability of exceedance in 50 years of the horizontal acceleration at rock sites (i.e., Vs30>800 m/s; cat. A, 3.2.1 of the D.M. 14.09.2005).

The colours indicate the various values of the ground acceleration that have 10% to be exceeded within 50 years. In general, the colours associated to low values of acceleration refer to areas that are less hazardous and stronger earthquakes repeat less frequently although they may still occur.

Seismic hazard map

Seismic hazard map

This map shows the seismic hazard map of Italy for the region where the earthquake occurred.
Shakemap
Felt maps
Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 2.2 2022-03-23
10:26:04
37.9528 15.1917 23 2022-03-23
10:33:04
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 102281321
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2022-03-23 10:26:04 ± 0.14
Latitude 37.9528 ± 0.0063
Longitude 15.1917 ± 0.0091
Depth (km) 23 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 102281321

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 878
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 181
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 304
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 880.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 76
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 32
Number of defining phases 32
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.34
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.03777
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.99375
Number of stations at which the event was observed 20
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 20
Magnitude information

ML:2.2

Field Value
Value 2.2
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 22
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 102281321
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-03-23 10:33:04
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.HAVL.HHZ. 2022-03-23T10:26:36.38 0.6 undecidable manual S 183 0.9938 97 0.17 41
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2022-03-23T10:26:30.93 0.6 undecidable manual S 187 0.8004 99 0.42 40
IV.RAFF.HHZ. 2022-03-23T10:26:22.23 0.1 undecidable manual P 222 0.9821 97 -0.2 82
IV.HAVL.HHZ. 2022-03-23T10:26:21.72 0.3 undecidable manual P 183 0.9938 97 -0.92 49
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2022-03-23T10:26:19.09 0.3 undecidable manual P 187 0.8004 99 -0.26 63
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2022-03-23T10:26:17.34 0.6 undecidable manual S 244 0.2932 118 1.24 31
IV.MILZ.HHE. 2022-03-23T10:26:17.61 0.6 undecidable manual S 6 0.3202 116 0.81 40
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2022-03-23T10:26:17.76 0.3 undecidable manual P 80 0.6898 101 0.27 65
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2022-03-23T10:26:16.78 0.3 undecidable manual P 61 0.6322 102 0.26 66
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2022-03-23T10:26:16.25 0.3 undecidable manual P 203 0.6547 101 -0.65 59
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2022-03-23T10:26:15.18 0.6 undecidable manual S 290 0.2662 121 -0.21 47
1J.FX11.HHE. 2022-03-23T10:26:15.72 0.6 undecidable manual S 57 0.2761 120 0.07 49
IV.MSFR.HHE. 2022-03-23T10:26:14.29 0.1 undecidable manual P 280 0.4793 106 0.3 89
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2022-03-23T10:26:14.86 0.6 undecidable manual S 33 0.2311 126 0.32 47
IV.EPIT.HHZ. 2022-03-23T10:26:13.96 0.6 undecidable manual S 217 0.1772 134 0.66 41
IV.EFIU.HHZ. 2022-03-23T10:26:13.54 0.6 undecidable manual S 175 0.1637 137 0.52 44
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2022-03-23T10:26:12.98 0.3 undecidable manual P 39 0.3984 110 0.31 69
1J.FX09.HHZ. 2022-03-23T10:26:12.96 0.6 undecidable manual S 156 0.1448 141 0.31 47
IV.MCPD.HHE. 2022-03-23T10:26:12.04 0.3 undecidable manual P 295 0.3993 110 -0.64 61
IV.MILZ.HHE. 2022-03-23T10:26:11.09 0.6 undecidable manual P 6 0.3202 116 -0.34 45
IV.ECTS.HHZ. 2022-03-23T10:26:11.51 0.6 undecidable manual S 218 0.0899 154 -0.25 49
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2022-03-23T10:26:11.35 0.3 undecidable manual P 244 0.2932 118 0.32 69
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2022-03-23T10:26:10.62 0.3 undecidable manual S 61 0.0378 169 -0.63 67
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2022-03-23T10:26:10.35 0.1 negative manual P 33 0.2311 126 0.23 96
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2022-03-23T10:26:10.73 0.1 undecidable manual P 290 0.2662 121 0.11 97
1J.FX11.HHE. 2022-03-23T10:26:10.86 0.3 undecidable manual P 57 0.2761 120 0.09 74
IV.EFIU.HHZ. 2022-03-23T10:26:09.18 0.1 undecidable manual P 175 0.1637 137 -0.07 100
IV.EPIT.HHZ. 2022-03-23T10:26:09.63 0.3 undecidable manual P 217 0.1772 134 0.22 72
IV.ESAL.HHZ. 2022-03-23T10:26:09.82 0.1 undecidable manual P 193 0.2023 130 0.09 98
1J.FX09.HHZ. 2022-03-23T10:26:08.70 0.3 undecidable manual P 156 0.1448 141 -0.34 71
IV.ECTS.HHZ. 2022-03-23T10:26:08.09 0.1 positive manual P 218 0.0899 154 -0.44 94
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2022-03-23T10:26:07.93 0.1 positive manual P 61 0.0378 169 -0.3 97
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:2.4 0.00196 0.16 AML other m 2022-03-23T10:26:10.77
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:2.4 0.001565 1.48 AML other m 2022-03-23T10:26:11.10
IV.ECTS.HHN. ML:2.2 0.001183 0.44 AML other m 2022-03-23T10:26:12.10
IV.ECTS.HHE. ML:2.1 0.0008075 1.1 AML other m 2022-03-23T10:26:12.39
IV.EFIU.HHN. ML:2.2 0.0008085 0.54 AML other m 2022-03-23T10:26:14.77
IV.EFIU.HHE. ML:2.0 0.0005935000000000001 1.54 AML other m 2022-03-23T10:26:15.95
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:2.3 0.0009274999999999999 0.5 AML other m 2022-03-23T10:26:15.18
IV.EPIT.HHN. ML:2.6 0.002145 0.5 AML other m 2022-03-23T10:26:15.28
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:2.1 0.0004965000000000001 0.4 AML other m 2022-03-23T10:26:15.58
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:2.2 0.000756 0.46 AML other m 2022-03-23T10:26:15.51
IV.EPIT.HHE. ML:2.4 0.0013700000000000001 0.98 AML other m 2022-03-23T10:26:16.72
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:2.2 0.000612 0.28 AML other m 2022-03-23T10:26:16.28
IV.ESAL.HHN. ML:2.2 0.0007235000000000001 0.82 AML other m 2022-03-23T10:26:17.84
IV.ESAL.HHE. ML:2.3 0.0009730000000000001 0.88 AML other m 2022-03-23T10:26:18.89
IV.EPZF.HHE. ML:2.1 0.000486 0.3 AML other m 2022-03-23T10:26:19.57
IV.EPZF.HHN. ML:2.2 0.000617 0.28 AML other m 2022-03-23T10:26:19.88
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:2.0 0.0002385 0.38 AML other m 2022-03-23T10:26:19.99
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:1.8 0.00016450000000000001 1.58 AML other m 2022-03-23T10:26:24.95
IV.SSY.HHN. ML:2.7 0.000639 0.52 AML other m 2022-03-23T10:26:36.37
IV.HAVL.HHN. ML:2.1 0.0000945 1.04 AML other m 2022-03-23T10:26:38.53
IV.SSY.HHE. ML:2.4 0.000298 0.44 AML other m 2022-03-23T10:26:40.31
IV.HAVL.HHE. ML:2.1 0.0000935 0.66 AML other m 2022-03-23T10:26:41.05
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
Fault Plane solutions in the area
Fault Plane solutions

Fault Plane solutions

The map reports the fault plane solutions for earthquakes in the region from 1977 to the date of this event. Red moment tensors are determined using the Regional Centroid Moment Tensor technique (RCMT, http://www.bo.ingv.it/RCMT) applied for earthquakes with magnitude larger than 4.5 in the Euro-Mediterranenan area. Occasionally, when a station azimuthal coverage exists RCMTs can be obtained also for earthquakes with magnitude down to 4.0. The gray moment tensors are obtained with the Time Domain Moment Tensor method (TDMT, http://terremoti.ingv.it/tdmt). This technique is applied to earthquakes with magnitude ML greater than 3.2, when it is possible. The size of symbols scales with the calculated moment magnitude Mw.
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