Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.3 on date 03-04-1990 and time 14:52:42 (UTC) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude Md 2.3 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 03-04-1990 14:52:42 (UTC)
  • 03-04-1990 16:52:42 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.37, 15.72 at 28 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
Palmi RC 11 18930 18930
Bagnara Calabra RC 11 10255 29185
Scilla RC 13 4964 34149
Seminara RC 13 2811 36960
MelicuccĂ  RC 16 930 37890
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 16 4120 42010
Gioia Tauro RC 17 19864 61874
San Roberto RC 17 1750 63624
San Procopio RC 17 534 64158
Fiumara RC 17 1018 65176
Campo Calabro RC 18 4536 69712
Sinopoli RC 18 2089 71801
Villa San Giovanni RC 18 13784 85585

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
24 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
29 Km N of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
85 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 inhabitants)
97 Km SW of Catanzaro (90612 inhabitants)
97 Km NE of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
Recent and historical Seismicity
Seismic hazard
Shakemap
Felt maps
Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Rev 1000 Md 2.3
ML-VAX 1.9
1990-04-03
14:52:42
38.37 15.72 28 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 113349
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1990-04-03 14:52:42 ± 0.211
Latitude 38.37 ± 0.02
Longitude 15.72 ± 0.03
Depth (km) 28 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 113349

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description horizontal uncertainty
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter)
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter)
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi)
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 3540.5
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 131
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 15
Number of defining phases 15
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.4
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00186
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.01595
Number of stations at which the event was observed 10
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 10
Magnitudes information

Md:2.3

Field Value
Value 2.3
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 113349
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 18:45:20

ML:1.9

Field Value
Value 1.9
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 113349
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2015-04-28 13:07:13
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.MGR.Z. 1990-04-03T14:53:32.27 10.0 undecidable manual SN 355 0.0159 0.89 0.1
--.MGR.Z. 1990-04-03T14:53:10.52 10.0 negative manual PN 355 0.0159 -0.09 1.3
--.GRI.Z. 1990-04-03T14:53:05.94 10.0 undecidable manual SN 49 0.0063 -0.13 0.5
--.MO9.Z. 1990-04-03T14:52:58.20 10.0 undecidable manual SG 183 0.0032 0.79 0.2
--.CZI.Z. 1990-04-03T14:52:58.24 10.0 undecidable manual PN 20 0.0082 -0.5 0.7
--.GRI.Z. 1990-04-03T14:52:57.22 10.0 undecidable manual PN 49 0.0063 1.22 0.1
--.GMB.Z. 1990-04-03T14:52:54.58 10.0 undecidable manual SG 157 0.0019 0.95 0.2
--.ATN.Z. 1990-04-03T14:52:54.97 10.0 undecidable manual SG 224 0.0026 -0.49 0.4
--.RI2.Z. 1990-04-03T14:52:54.30 10.0 positive manual PN 84 0.0053 -0.17 2.5
--.FE2.Z. 1990-04-03T14:52:51.23 10.0 positive manual PG 138 0.0039 -0.9 0.8
--.DR2.Z. 1990-04-03T14:52:50.70 10.0 undecidable manual PG 30 0.0028 -0.25 1.2
--.MO9.Z. 1990-04-03T14:52:50.84 10.0 negative manual PG 183 0.0032 -0.16 2.5
--.GA2.Z. 1990-04-03T14:52:49.35 10.0 negative manual PG 157 0.0019 0.54 0
--.GMB.Z. 1990-04-03T14:52:49.43 10.0 negative manual PG 157 0.0019 0.61 1.5
--.ATN.Z. 1990-04-03T14:52:49.59 10.0 undecidable manual PG 224 0.0026 -0.28 1.2
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