Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.6 on date 30-08-2022 and time 09:53:52 (UTC) in region Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.6 earthquake occured in region: Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina), on

  • 30-08-2022 09:53:52 (UTC)
  • 30-08-2022 11:53:52 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.1870, 14.8160 at 8 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
Brolo ME 3 5783 5783
Piraino ME 5 3962 9745
Capo d'Orlando ME 7 13254 22999
Gioiosa Marea ME 7 7074 30073
Naso ME 8 3813 33886
Ficarra ME 8 1469 35355
Sant'Angelo di Brolo ME 10 3090 38445
Castell'Umberto ME 11 3128 41573
Sinagra ME 12 2705 44278
Mirto ME 12 974 45252
Capri Leone ME 13 4515 49767
Montagnareale ME 13 1615 51382
San Salvatore di Fitalia ME 13 1319 52701
Patti ME 14 13431 66132
Frazzanò ME 14 711 66843
Librizzi ME 16 1660 68503
Torrenova ME 16 4386 72889
San Marco d'Alunzio ME 16 1996 74885
Ucria ME 17 1058 75943
Raccuja ME 17 1041 76984
Tortorici ME 17 6435 83419
Galati Mamertino ME 17 2627 86046
Longi ME 19 1473 87519
Militello Rosmarino ME 20 1324 88843
San Piero Patti ME 20 2915 91758

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
65 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
71 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
73 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
80 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
Recent and historical seismicity
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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 1.6 2022-08-30
09:53:52
38.1867 14.8163 8 2022-08-30
10:09:10
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 109142561
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2022-08-30 09:53:52 ± 0.27
Latitude 38.1867 ± 0.0135
Longitude 14.8163 ± 0.0172
Depth (km) 8 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 109142561

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1808
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 573
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 318
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1810.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 165
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 19
Number of defining phases 17
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.55
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00000
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.54859
Number of stations at which the event was observed 12
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 11
Magnitude information

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.4
Num. used stations 20
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 109142561
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-08-30 10:09:10
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2022-08-30T09:54:11.01 0.6 undecidable manual S 203 0.5144 50 -0.27 45
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2022-08-30T09:54:08.94 0.6 undecidable manual S 95 0.4236 50 0.37 45
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2022-08-30T09:54:07.74 0.6 undecidable manual S 175 0.3642 50 0.93 37
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2022-08-30T09:54:04.31 3.0 undecidable manual S 0
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2022-08-30T09:54:04.21 0.1 undecidable manual P 203 0.5144 50 0.73 79
IV.MSRU.HHE. 2022-08-30T09:54:03.37 0.1 undecidable manual P 82 0.5486 50 -0.69 80
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2022-08-30T09:54:02.24 0.1 undecidable manual P 95 0.4236 50 0.33 92
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2022-08-30T09:54:02.01 0.3 undecidable manual S 229 0.2338 106 -0.18 74
IV.EPIT.HHZ. 2022-08-30T09:54:01.16 0.1 undecidable manual P 153 0.4200 50 -0.7 82
IV.MILZ.HHE. 2022-08-30T09:54:01.50 0.1 undecidable manual P 75 0.3363 50 1.07 70
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2022-08-30T09:54:00.70 0.1 undecidable manual P 175 0.3642 50 -0.19 95
IV.ECTS.HHZ. 2022-08-30T09:54:00.05 0.1 undecidable manual P 142 0.3876 50 -1.25 64
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2022-08-30T09:53:59.55 0.6 undecidable manual S 162 0.1502 115 0.36 48
IV.LIBRI.HHZ. 2022-08-30T09:53:59.43 0.6 undecidable manual S 139 0.1358 117 0.76 42
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2022-08-30T09:53:58.60 0.1 undecidable manual P 229 0.2338 106 0.37 94
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2022-08-30T09:53:58.04 0.1 undecidable manual P 34 0.2293 107 -0.09 100
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2022-08-30T09:53:56.08 0.1 undecidable manual P 162 0.1502 115 -0.42 95
IV.LIBRI.HHZ. 2022-08-30T09:53:56.02 0.1 undecidable manual P 139 0.1358 117 -0.18 100
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2022-08-30T09:53:56.88 3.0 undecidable manual P 0
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MSFR.HHE. ML:1.2 0.00009872525 0.2816 AML other m 2022-08-30T09:54:08.47
IV.MSFR.HHN. ML:1.2 0.0000842 0.28 AML other m 2022-08-30T09:54:08.79
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:1.9 0.000244436245 0.2176 AML other m 2022-08-30T09:54:10.88
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:2.0 0.0002855 0.52 AML other m 2022-08-30T09:54:12.85
IV.EPIT.HHE. ML:2.4 0.0007545 0.64 AML other m 2022-08-30T09:54:13.02
IV.GALF.HHN. ML:2.1 0.0002805 0.46 AML other m 2022-08-30T09:54:14.93
IV.EPIT.HHN. ML:2.4 0.0006743674 0.4544 AML other m 2022-08-30T09:54:15.78
IV.GALF.HHE. ML:2.2 0.000343 0.46 AML other m 2022-08-30T09:54:16.98
IV.LIBRI.HHE. ML:1.3 0.00022723945 0.4416 AML other m 2022-08-30T09:54:04.26
IV.LIBRI.HHN. ML:1.3 0.00019946585 0.416 AML other m 2022-08-30T09:54:04.24
IV.LIBRI.HNE. ML:1.6 0.0003976843 0.3008 AML other m 2022-08-30T09:54:04.47
IV.LIBRI.HNN. ML:1.7 0.0005843986 0.3072 AML other m 2022-08-30T09:54:04.27
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:1.3 0.0001932313 0.1792 AML other m 2022-08-30T09:54:04.24
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:1.8 0.00062930235 0.32 AML other m 2022-08-30T09:54:04.45
IV.IVPL.HNE. ML:1.2 0.00008795904999999999 0.1664 AML other m 2022-08-30T09:53:57.96
IV.IVPL.HNN. ML:1.1 0.00006852174999999999 0.1344 AML other m 2022-08-30T09:54:05.46
IV.IVPL.HHE. ML:1.8 0.00034001139999999995 0.8 AML other m 2022-08-30T09:53:57.65
IV.IVPL.HHN. ML:1.4 0.0001372699 0.6592 AML other m 2022-08-30T09:54:01.25
IV.GALF.HNE. ML:1.6 0.000095915245 0.3968 AML other m 2022-08-30T09:54:22.36
IV.GALF.HNN. ML:1.9 0.00018262995 0.7424 AML other m 2022-08-30T09:54:21.54
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