Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.2 on date 03-08-2022 and time 14:23:47 (UTC) in region Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.2 earthquake occured in region: Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina), on

  • 03-08-2022 14:23:47 (UTC)
  • 03-08-2022 16:23:47 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.2180, 15.0680 at 9 km depth.

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

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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
Oliveri ME 10 2181 2181
Falcone ME 11 2808 4989
Terme Vigliatore ME 12 7395 12384
Patti ME 13 13431 25815
Furnari ME 13 3784 29599
Montagnareale ME 14 1615 31214
Rodì Milici ME 15 2056 33270
Mazzarrà Sant'Andrea ME 15 1531 34801
Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto ME 15 41583 76384
Milazzo ME 15 31646 108030
Gioiosa Marea ME 16 7074 115104
Librizzi ME 16 1660 116764
Merì ME 17 2338 119102
Basicò ME 17 612 119714
Castroreale ME 18 2504 122218
San Filippo del Mela ME 19 7115 129333
Tripi ME 19 873 130206
Piraino ME 19 3962 134168
Sant'Angelo di Brolo ME 20 3090 137258

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
43 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
52 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
68 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
79 Km N 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
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.2 2022-08-03
14:23:47
38.2178 15.0683 9 2022-08-03
14:30:06
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 108067391
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2022-08-03 14:23:47 ± 0.13
Latitude 38.2178 ± 0.0054
Longitude 15.0683 ± 0.0080
Depth (km) 9 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 108067391

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 631
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 387
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 129
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 630.0
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 13
Number of defining phases 13
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.31
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.13850
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.34804
Number of stations at which the event was observed 7
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 7
Magnitude information

ML:1.2

Field Value
Value 1.2
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 108067391
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-08-03 14:30:06
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2022-08-03T14:24:00.63 0.6 undecidable manual S 82 0.3480 50 -0.11 47
IV.AIO.HHE. 2022-08-03T14:23:58.64 0.3 undecidable manual S 152 0.2788 50 -0.02 73
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2022-08-03T14:23:56.44 0.6 undecidable manual S 221 0.2320 109 -0.52 45
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2022-08-03T14:23:54.94 0.1 undecidable manual P 82 0.3480 50 -0.2 93
IV.LIBRI.HHZ. 2022-08-03T14:23:54.67 0.3 undecidable manual S 219 0.1736 115 -0.19 74
IV.AIO.HHE. 2022-08-03T14:23:54.50 0.3 undecidable manual P 152 0.2788 50 0.56 64
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2022-08-03T14:23:54.93 0.3 undecidable manual S 336 0.1727 115 0.08 76
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2022-08-03T14:23:53.06 0.3 undecidable manual S 67 0.1385 120 -0.63 69
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2022-08-03T14:23:52.88 0.1 undecidable manual P 221 0.2320 109 -0.08 99
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2022-08-03T14:23:52.66 0.3 undecidable manual P 164 0.1970 112 0.42 69
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2022-08-03T14:23:51.89 0.1 undecidable manual P 336 0.1727 115 0.15 100
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2022-08-03T14:23:51.38 0.1 positive manual P 67 0.1385 120 0.31 95
IV.LIBRI.HHZ. 2022-08-03T14:23:51.75 0.3 undecidable manual P 219 0.1736 115 0 76
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MILZ.HHN. ML:1.4 0.000243 0.48 AML other m 2022-08-03T14:23:54.15
IV.MILZ.HHE. ML:1.7 0.00047999999999999996 0.36 AML other m 2022-08-03T14:23:54.32
IV.LIBRI.HNE. ML:1.1 0.00010385 0.32 AML other m 2022-08-03T14:23:57.21
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:1.2 0.00008510000000000001 0.36 AML other m 2022-08-03T14:23:57.69
IV.LIBRI.HNN. ML:1.1 0.00009715 1.72 AML other m 2022-08-03T14:23:57.90
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:1.0 0.00006534999999999999 0.62 AML other m 2022-08-03T14:23:58.61
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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