Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.9 on date 26-09-2023 and time 14:34:06 (UTC) in region Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.9 earthquake occured in region: Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina), on

  • 26-09-2023 14:34:06 (UTC)
  • 26-09-2023 16:34:06 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.1290, 15.0690 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
Oliveri ME 1 2181 2181
Falcone ME 2 2808 4989
Furnari ME 6 3784 8773
Mazzarrà Sant'Andrea ME 7 1531 10304
Basicò ME 7 612 10916
Terme Vigliatore ME 8 7395 18311
Rodì Milici ME 9 2056 20367
Tripi ME 9 873 21240
Patti ME 9 13431 34671
Librizzi ME 10 1660 36331
Montagnareale ME 11 1615 37946
San Piero Patti ME 12 2915 40861
Montalbano Elicona ME 13 2287 43148
Castroreale ME 13 2504 45652
Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto ME 13 41583 87235
Novara di Sicilia ME 14 1337 88572
Raccuja ME 16 1041 89613
Gioiosa Marea ME 16 7074 96687
Merì ME 16 2338 99025
Sant'Angelo di Brolo ME 16 3090 102115
Fondachelli-Fantina ME 18 1019 103134
Piraino ME 18 3962 107096
San Filippo del Mela ME 18 7115 114211
Milazzo ME 19 31646 145857
Ucria ME 19 1058 146915
Santa Lucia del Mela ME 19 4650 151565
Sinagra ME 20 2705 154270

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
43 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
50 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
58 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
70 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 1.9 2023-09-26
14:34:06
38.1288 15.0687 8 2023-09-26
14:41:53
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 121488391
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2023-09-26 14:34:06 ± 0.08
Latitude 38.1288 ± 0.0045
Longitude 15.0687 ± 0.0046
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 121488391

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 479
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 264
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 348
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) 98
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 22
Number of defining phases 22
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.25
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.11421
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.81838
Number of stations at which the event was observed 12
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 12
Magnitude information

ML:1.9

Field Value
Value 1.9
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 16
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 121488391
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2023-09-26 14:41:53
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance(km) Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2023-09-26T14:34:33.27 0.6 undecidable manual S 94 86.247 50 0.77 36
IV.MRCB.HHZ. 2023-09-26T14:34:24.32 0.6 undecidable manual S 86 55.5 50 0.04 47
IV.CSLB.HHZ. 2023-09-26T14:34:22.56 0.6 positive manual P 257 90.8424 50 0.44 40
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2023-09-26T14:34:20.91 1.0 undecidable manual P 94 86.247 50 -0.5 20
IV.EPMN.HHZ. 2023-09-26T14:34:19.50 0.6 undecidable manual S 164 35.5422 102 0.62 42
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2023-09-26T14:34:19.31 0.6 undecidable manual S 209 38.5281 50 -0.46 44
3D.OEM9.HNZ. 2023-09-26T14:34:17.03 0.6 undecidable manual S 347 29.5482 105 0.17 48
IV.MRCB.HHZ. 2023-09-26T14:34:16.34 0.1 undecidable manual P 86 55.5 50 -0.33 88
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2023-09-26T14:34:16.58 0.1 undecidable manual P 104 56.8986 50 -0.31 88
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2023-09-26T14:34:15.10 0.6 undecidable manual S 85 24.8529 107 -0.2 48
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2023-09-26T14:34:14.85 1.0 positive manual P 209 38.5281 50 0.79 20
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2023-09-26T14:34:14.39 0.6 undecidable manual S 141 22.6551 109 -0.18 48
IV.EPMN.HHZ. 2023-09-26T14:34:13.91 0.1 undecidable manual P 164 35.5422 102 0.35 91
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2023-09-26T14:34:13.38 0.6 undecidable manual S 241 19.4694 112 -0.17 49
3D.OEM9.HNZ. 2023-09-26T14:34:12.56 0.1 undecidable manual P 347 29.5482 105 0.17 95
IV.LIBRI.HNZ. 2023-09-26T14:34:11.36 0.6 undecidable manual S 248 13.1757 120 -0.22 49
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2023-09-26T14:34:11.00 0.1 positive manual P 141 22.6551 109 -0.06 99
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2023-09-26T14:34:11.33 0.6 undecidable manual S 152 12.6762 121 -0.1 50
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2023-09-26T14:34:11.44 0.1 undecidable manual P 85 24.8529 107 -0.05 99
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2023-09-26T14:34:10.45 0.1 positive manual P 241 19.4694 112 -0.03 100
IV.LIBRI.HNZ. 2023-09-26T14:34:09.23 0.1 undecidable manual P 248 13.1757 120 -0.11 99
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2023-09-26T14:34:09.34 0.3 undecidable manual P 152 12.6762 121 0.09 75
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.LIBRI.HHE. ML:2.0 0.001203 0.5 AML other m 2023-09-26T14:34:11.47
IV.LIBRI.HNE. ML:2.3 0.0024699999999999995 0.18 AML other m 2023-09-26T14:34:11.62
IV.NOV.HHE. ML:2.3 0.002315 0.78 AML other m 2023-09-26T14:34:11.58
IV.NOV.HNE. ML:1.7 0.0005475 0.78 AML other m 2023-09-26T14:34:11.58
IV.LIBRI.HNN. ML:2.2 0.00204 0.82 AML other m 2023-09-26T14:34:11.70
IV.LIBRI.HHN. ML:1.7 0.0006225 0.66 AML other m 2023-09-26T14:34:11.87
IV.NOV.HNN. ML:1.4 0.0002875 1.12 AML other m 2023-09-26T14:34:12.60
IV.NOV.HHN. ML:2.0 0.00117 1.1 AML other m 2023-09-26T14:34:12.05
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:2.1 0.000981 0.36 AML other m 2023-09-26T14:34:13.95
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:2.1 0.0011149999999999999 0.34 AML other m 2023-09-26T14:34:14.01
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:1.8 0.0004825 0.64 AML other m 2023-09-26T14:34:16.04
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:1.8 0.0004035 0.76 AML other m 2023-09-26T14:34:16.41
IV.EPMN.HHE. ML:1.8 0.00025 1.72 AML other m 2023-09-26T14:34:21.96
IV.EPMN.HHN. ML:1.8 0.00023500000000000002 0.38 AML other m 2023-09-26T14:34:22.43
IV.MRCB.HHE. ML:1.8 0.00013058585 0.32 AML other m 2023-09-26T14:34:26.41
IV.MRCB.HHN. ML:1.8 0.00012926385 0.2176 AML other m 2023-09-26T14:34:26.08
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