Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.1 on date 20-05-2023 and time 00:22:09 (UTC) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude ML 2.1 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 20-05-2023 00:22:09 (UTC)
  • 20-05-2023 02:22:09 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.8710, 15.4820 at 10 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
Sant'Alessio Siculo ME 13 1554 1554
Santa Teresa di Riva ME 13 9377 10931
Furci Siculo ME 14 3382 14313
Forza d'Agrò ME 14 911 15224
Roccalumera ME 14 4141 19365
Nizza di Sicilia ME 15 3667 23032
Letojanni ME 15 2861 25893
Savoca ME 16 1732 27625
Alì Terme ME 16 2539 30164
Pagliara ME 17 1170 31334
Gallodoro ME 17 367 31701
Casalvecchio Siculo ME 17 842 32543
Taormina ME 18 10960 43503
Castelmola ME 18 1088 44591
Giardini-Naxos ME 18 9415 54006
Alì ME 18 768 54774
Mongiuffi Melia ME 19 600 55374
Fiumedinisi ME 19 1409 56783
Scaletta Zanclea ME 19 2140 58923
Roccafiorita ME 20 197 59120

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
30 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
37 Km S of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
40 Km NE of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
54 Km NE of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
92 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
Recent and historical seismicity
Seismic hazard
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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 2.1 2023-05-20
00:22:09
37.8708 15.4822 11 2023-05-20
00:39:47
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 117506351
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2023-05-20 00:22:09 ± 0.12
Latitude 37.8708 ± 0.0045
Longitude 15.4822 ± 0.0057
Depth (km) 11 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 117506351

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 481
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 384
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 321
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 480.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 139
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 50
Number of defining phases 41
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.32
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00000
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.92091
Number of stations at which the event was observed 32
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 23
Magnitude information

ML:2.1

Field Value
Value 2.1
Uncertainty 0.4
Num. used stations 22
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 117506351
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2023-05-20 00:39:47
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance(km) Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
OT.OT12.EHZ. 2023-05-20T00:24:01.41 3.0 undecidable manual Sg 11.03 0
OT.OT17.EHZ. 2023-05-20T00:23:45.21 3.0 undecidable manual Sn -6.19 0
IV.MCEL.HHZ. 2023-05-20T00:23:15.14 3.0 undecidable manual Sn -3.31 0
IV.AMUR.HHZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:57.92 3.0 undecidable manual Pn 0.53 0
IV.ORI.HHZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:51.28 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 5.55 0
IV.HAVL.HHZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:40.79 3.0 undecidable manual S 0.02 0
IV.HVZN.HNZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:39.00 0.1 undecidable manual S 222 102.2199 50 -0.2 83
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:35.28 0.3 undecidable manual S 205 86.8464 50 0.17 66
IV.SPS2.HHZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:35.98 3.0 negative manual Pn 0.34 0
IV.CAR1.HHZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:34.67 3.0 negative manual Pn 0.06 0
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:33.76 0.3 undecidable manual S 223 78.9654 50 0.77 56
3D.OEM9.HHE. 2023-05-20T00:22:31.44 0.3 undecidable manual S 323 71.5728 50 0.41 64
IV.PLAC.HHZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:28.02 3.0 positive manual P 0.89 0
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:27.07 0.3 undecidable manual S 66 54.8007 50 0.52 65
IV.HVZN.HNZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:25.77 0.6 undecidable manual P 222 102.2199 50 -0.8 35
IV.SICLA.EHZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:24.57 0.1 undecidable manual S 25 47.3193 50 0.02 96
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:24.83 0.3 undecidable manual S 334 49.5171 50 -0.31 68
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:23.62 0.1 undecidable manual S 3 43.623 50 0.05 97
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:23.29 0.1 undecidable manual P 205 86.8464 50 -0.92 68
IV.IVLT.HHE. 2023-05-20T00:22:22.18 0.1 undecidable manual P 322 74.5698 50 -0.14 90
3D.OEM4.HHE. 2023-05-20T00:22:22.34 0.1 undecidable manual P 322 76.0683 50 -0.21 88
IV.IVPL.HHE. 2023-05-20T00:22:22.08 0.1 undecidable manual P 322 71.1732 50 0.29 87
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:22.54 0.1 undecidable manual P 223 78.9654 50 -0.44 83
IV.IVGP.HHE. 2023-05-20T00:22:22.09 0.6 undecidable manual P 322 73.9704 50 -0.13 45
IT.SAAM.HNN. 2023-05-20T00:22:22.98 0.1 undecidable manual S 36 41.3253 50 0.03 98
IV.MRCB.HHZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:21.94 0.1 undecidable manual S 31 37.629 50 -0.02 97
3D.OEM9.HHE. 2023-05-20T00:22:21.61 0.1 undecidable manual P 323 71.5728 50 -0.25 88
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:20.18 0.1 undecidable manual S 340 32.6451 50 -0.44 90
IT.ARMO.HNE. 2023-05-20T00:22:20.17 0.1 undecidable manual S 41 30.4473 50 0.14 98
IV.ECTS.HHE. 2023-05-20T00:22:20.93 0.3 undecidable manual S 272 31.6461 50 0.57 66
1J.FX12.HHZ.00 2023-05-20T00:22:20.54 0.1 undecidable manual S 40 31.8459 50 0.13 98
IV.EPMN.HHZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:20.21 0.3 undecidable manual S 258 27.2505 50 1.01 55
IV.LIBRI.HHZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:19.10 0.3 undecidable manual P 296 53.8017 50 -0.02 72
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:19.01 0.1 undecidable manual P 66 54.8007 50 -0.26 90
IT.RCPC.HNZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:19.90 0.3 undecidable manual S 32 28.9488 50 0.25 72
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:18.03 0.1 undecidable manual P 334 49.5171 50 -0.42 89
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:18.94 0.3 undecidable manual S 297 24.4533 50 0.49 67
IT.SAAM.HNN. 2023-05-20T00:22:17.27 0.6 undecidable manual P 36 41.3253 50 0.08 48
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:17.18 0.3 negative manual P 3 43.623 50 -0.37 68
IT.LAZR.HNZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:17.26 0.3 undecidable manual S 54 19.9689 118 0.11 72
IV.SICLA.EHZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:17.87 0.1 negative manual P 25 47.3193 50 -0.25 92
1J.FX12.HHZ.00 2023-05-20T00:22:16.05 0.1 positive manual P 40 31.8459 50 0.33 93
IV.MRCB.HHZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:16.51 0.1 negative manual P 31 37.629 50 -0.11 97
IV.EPMN.HHZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:15.15 0.1 undecidable manual P 258 27.2505 50 0.13 98
IT.RCPC.HNZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:15.29 0.1 undecidable manual P 32 28.9488 50 0 100
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:15.33 0.1 undecidable manual P 340 32.6451 50 -0.51 90
IT.ARMO.HNE. 2023-05-20T00:22:15.69 0.1 undecidable manual P 41 30.4473 50 0.18 96
IV.ECTS.HHE. 2023-05-20T00:22:15.78 0.1 undecidable manual P 272 31.6461 50 0.08 98
IT.LAZR.HNZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:14.18 0.1 undecidable manual P 54 19.9689 118 0.34 93
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2023-05-20T00:22:14.73 0.1 undecidable manual P 297 24.4533 50 0.14 97
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:2.0 0.000585 0.74 AML other m 2023-05-20T00:22:19.19
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:1.9 0.0005115 0.84 AML other m 2023-05-20T00:22:20.14
1J.FX12.HHE.00 ML:1.2 0.00007415 0.36 AML other m 2023-05-20T00:22:23.52
1J.FX12.HHN.00 ML:1.0 0.00004945 1.48 AML other m 2023-05-20T00:22:24.96
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:2.2 0.0005565 0.34 AML other m 2023-05-20T00:22:27.49
IV.MSRU.HNE. ML:2.2 0.0005545 0.32 AML other m 2023-05-20T00:22:27.50
IV.MSRU.HNN. ML:2.2 0.0004465 0.44 AML other m 2023-05-20T00:22:28.25
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:2.1 0.000413 0.44 AML other m 2023-05-20T00:22:28.25
IV.MILZ.HHN. ML:2.2 0.00046750000000000003 0.94 AML other m 2023-05-20T00:22:28.76
IV.MILZ.HHE. ML:2.2 0.0003875 0.46 AML other m 2023-05-20T00:22:28.53
IV.SOI.EHE. ML:1.6 0.00010235 0.7 AML other m 2023-05-20T00:22:32.19
IV.HLNI.HHE. ML:2.2 0.00022799999999999999 1.26 AML other m 2023-05-20T00:22:34.34
IV.SOI.EHN. ML:1.6 0.00009715 0.46 AML other m 2023-05-20T00:22:35.34
IV.HLNI.HHN. ML:2.3 0.0002585 0.6 AML other m 2023-05-20T00:22:35.96
IV.SSY.HHE. ML:2.4 0.00034399999999999996 0.7 AML other m 2023-05-20T00:22:36.93
IV.SSY.HHN. ML:2.8 0.0008225 0.76 AML other m 2023-05-20T00:22:36.66
IV.SSY.HNE. ML:2.7 0.0006045 0.74 AML other m 2023-05-20T00:22:37.58
IV.SSY.HNN. ML:2.7 0.0006855 0.68 AML other m 2023-05-20T00:22:37.58
IV.PLAC.HHE. ML:1.9 0.00007915 1.42 AML other m 2023-05-20T00:22:49.12
IV.PLAC.HHN. ML:1.9 0.0000736 0.64 AML other m 2023-05-20T00:22:51.56
IV.SPS2.HHE. ML:1.6 0.000015899999999999997 1.46 AML other m 2023-05-20T00:22:59.10
IV.SPS2.HHN. ML:1.6 0.000015200000000000002 0.54 AML other m 2023-05-20T00:23:03.70
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