Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.9 on date 30-04-1992 and time 02:36:20 (Italy) in region Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina)

A magnitude Md 2.9 earthquake occured in region: Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina), on

  • 30-04-1992 00:36:20 (UTC)
  • 30-04-1992 02:36:20 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.33, 15.46 at 122 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
Villafranca Tirrena ME 11 8584 8584
Spadafora ME 14 5021 13605
Venetico ME 15 3911 17516
Saponara ME 15 3988 21504
Valdina ME 17 1355 22859
Messina ME 17 238439 261298
Rometta ME 18 6650 267948
Roccavaldina ME 18 1133 269081
Torregrotta ME 18 7431 276512
Villa San Giovanni RC 20 13784 290296

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
17 Km NW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
29 Km NW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
84 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
98 Km NE of Catania (314555 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
Bulletin
Rev1000
Md 2.9
ML-VAX 2.4
1992-04-30
00:36:20
38.33 15.46 122 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 163329
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1992-04-30 00:36:20 ± 0.717
Latitude 38.33 ± 0.03
Longitude 15.46 ± 0.07
Depth (km) 122 ± 7 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 163329

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) 7335.5
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 177
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 21
Number of defining phases 21
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.4
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00154
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.02566
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:2.9

Field Value
Value 2.9
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 163329
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 19:32:38

ML:2.4

Field Value
Value 2.4
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 163329
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
--.BRT.Z. 1992-04-30T00:37:37.50 10.0 undecidable manual S 26 0.0257 -0.53 0.2
--.TDS.Z. 1992-04-30T00:37:09.20 10.0 undecidable manual S 26 0.0134 0.47 0.4
--.BRT.Z. 1992-04-30T00:37:03.50 10.0 undecidable manual P 26 0.0257 -1.8 0
--.SGO.Z. 1992-04-30T00:36:58.00 10.0 undecidable manual P 356 0.02 0.69 0.5
--.GRI.Z. 1992-04-30T00:36:57.71 10.0 undecidable manual S 56 0.008 0.05 0.6
--.SOI.Z. 1992-04-30T00:36:53.70 10.0 undecidable manual S 118 0.0048 1 0.1
--.MGR.Z. 1992-04-30T00:36:52.40 10.0 undecidable manual P 2 0.0162 0.01 1.1
--.MO9.Z. 1992-04-30T00:36:51.86 10.0 undecidable manual S 151 0.0033 0.68 0.3
--.MMN.Z. 1992-04-30T00:36:50.30 10.0 negative manual P 14 0.0145 0.64 1.3
--.CSI.Z. 1992-04-30T00:36:49.98 10.0 undecidable manual P 23 0.0142 0.55 0.8
--.ATN.Z. 1992-04-30T00:36:49.14 10.0 undecidable manual S 179 0.0015 -0.78 0.2
--.SC9.Z. 1992-04-30T00:36:49.13 10.0 undecidable manual S 110 0.0019 -0.97 0.1
--.TDS.Z. 1992-04-30T00:36:48.00 10.0 undecidable manual P 26 0.0134 -0.28 1.1
--.ROI.Z. 1992-04-30T00:36:48.80 10.0 undecidable manual P 34 0.0135 0.32 1
--.ACI.Z. 1992-04-30T00:36:44.75 10.0 undecidable manual P 29 0.0105 0.03 1.4
--.GRI.Z. 1992-04-30T00:36:42.21 10.0 positive manual P 56 0.008 0.22 2.6
--.CZI.Z. 1992-04-30T00:36:42.88 10.0 negative manual P 30 0.0092 -0.4 2.2
--.SOI.Z. 1992-04-30T00:36:39.25 10.0 positive manual P 118 0.0048 0.13 2.7
--.MO9.Z. 1992-04-30T00:36:38.47 10.0 positive manual P 151 0.0033 0.22 2.6
--.SC9.Z. 1992-04-30T00:36:37.24 10.0 undecidable manual P 110 0.0019 -0.38 1.1
--.ATN.Z. 1992-04-30T00:36:36.83 10.0 undecidable manual P 179 0.0015 -0.69 0.7
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