Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.3 on date 28-02-1992 and time 10:38:13 (UTC) in region Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina)

A magnitude Md 2.3 earthquake occured in region: Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina), on

  • 28-02-1992 10:38:13 (UTC)
  • 28-02-1992 11:38:13 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.34, 15.35 at 112 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
Spadafora ME 13 5021 5021
Venetico ME 13 3911 8932
Villafranca Tirrena ME 13 8584 17516
Valdina ME 16 1355 18871
Torregrotta ME 16 7431 26302
Milazzo ME 16 31646 57948
Roccavaldina ME 17 1133 59081
Saponara ME 17 3988 63069
Pace del Mela ME 18 6239 69308
CondrĂ² ME 18 493 69801
Rometta ME 19 6650 76451
Gualtieri SicaminĂ² ME 20 1807 78258
San Pier Niceto ME 20 2837 81095
San Filippo del Mela ME 20 7115 88210

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
24 Km NW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
36 Km NW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
82 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
96 Km N of Catania (314555 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 1.6
1992-02-28
10:38:13
38.34 15.35 112 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 159749
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1992-02-28 10:38:13 ± 0.749
Latitude 38.34 ± 0.04
Longitude 15.35 ± 0.04
Depth (km) 112 ± 7 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 159749

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) 5793.5
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 123
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 24
Number of defining phases 24
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.3
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00178
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.01619
Number of stations at which the event was observed 14
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 14
Magnitudes information

Md:2.3

Field Value
Value 2.3
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 159749
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 19:29:16

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 5
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 159749
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. 1992-02-28T10:39:08.56 10.0 undecidable manual S 5 0.0162 1.46 0
--.GRI.Z. 1992-02-28T10:38:49.64 10.0 undecidable manual S 59 0.0087 -0.68 0.2
--.SOI.Z. 1992-02-28T10:38:45.17 10.0 undecidable manual S 115 0.0054 0.35 0.4
--.MO9.Z. 1992-02-28T10:38:44.51 10.0 undecidable manual S 141 0.0038 1.81 0
--.GMB.Z. 1992-02-28T10:38:44.96 10.0 undecidable manual S ! 114 0.0036 2.45 0
--.MGR.Z. 1992-02-28T10:38:44.56 10.0 positive manual P 5 0.0162 0.08 1.4
--.CSI.Z. 1992-02-28T10:38:42.60 10.0 negative manual P 26 0.0146 -0.15 1.5
--.SC9.Z. 1992-02-28T10:38:41.51 10.0 undecidable manual S 105 0.0026 -0.03 0.5
--.ATN.Z. 1992-02-28T10:38:41.51 10.0 undecidable manual S 154 0.0018 0.56 0.3
--.ME3.Z. 1992-02-28T10:38:41.50 10.0 undecidable manual S 139 0.0037 -1.13 0
--.ROI.Z. 1992-02-28T10:38:41.35 10.0 negative manual P 37 0.0139 -0.03 1.6
--.GZ2.Z. 1992-02-28T10:38:40.10 10.0 undecidable manual S 109 0.002 -0.99 0.1
--.ME2.Z. 1992-02-28T10:38:39.20 10.0 undecidable manual S ! 110 0.0025 -2.23 0
--.GRI.Z. 1992-02-28T10:38:34.64 10.0 undecidable manual P 59 0.0087 -0.16 1
--.ACL.Z. 1992-02-28T10:38:33.10 10.0 undecidable manual P 284 0.0072 -0.16 1.1
--.GMB.Z. 1992-02-28T10:38:31.90 10.0 undecidable manual P 114 0.0036 0.8 0.3
--.SOI.Z. 1992-02-28T10:38:31.63 10.0 positive manual P 115 0.0054 0.01 2.7
--.MO9.Z. 1992-02-28T10:38:30.86 10.0 positive manual P 141 0.0038 0.46 1.7
--.ME3.Z. 1992-02-28T10:38:30.20 10.0 undecidable manual P 139 0.0037 -0.16 1.3
--.ME2.Z. 1992-02-28T10:38:29.00 10.0 undecidable manual P 110 0.0025 -0.66 0.5
--.GZ2.Z. 1992-02-28T10:38:29.00 10.0 undecidable manual P 109 0.002 -0.47 0.8
--.SC9.Z. 1992-02-28T10:38:29.65 10.0 positive manual P 105 0.0026 -0.08 2.7
--.ATN.Z. 1992-02-28T10:38:29.33 10.0 positive manual P 154 0.0018 -0.05 2.7
--.VPL.Z. 1992-02-28T10:38:29.50 10.0 undecidable manual P 278 0.0026 -0.22 1.2
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