Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.2 on date 05-12-2014 and time 08:46:34 (Italy) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.2 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 05-12-2014 07:46:34 (UTC)
  • 05-12-2014 08:46:34 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.28, 15.67 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
Scilla RC 5 4964 4964
Campo Calabro RC 8 4536 9500
Villa San Giovanni RC 8 13784 23284
Fiumara RC 8 1018 24302
San Roberto RC 10 1750 26052
Bagnara Calabra RC 11 10255 36307
Calanna RC 12 934 37241
Laganadi RC 13 413 37654
Messina ME 14 238439 276093
Sant'Alessio in Aspromonte RC 14 343 276436
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 16 4120 280556
Santo Stefano in Aspromonte RC 16 1263 281819
Palmi RC 18 18930 300749
Sinopoli RC 18 2089 302838
Seminara RC 18 2811 305649
MelicuccĂ  RC 19 930 306579
San Procopio RC 19 534 307113
Reggio di Calabria RC 19 183035 490148

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
14 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
19 Km N of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
87 Km NE of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
96 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 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
Rev 100 ML 1.2 2014-12-05
07:46:34
38.28 15.67 10 2014-12-05
08:00:38
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 13100161
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2014-12-05 07:46:34 ± 0.07
Latitude 38.28 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.67 ± 0.00
Depth (km) 10 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 13100161

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 760
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 400
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 13
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 760
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 119
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 11
Number of defining phases 11
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.13
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.10612
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.42178
Number of stations at which the event was observed 10
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 10
Magnitude information

ML:1.2

Field Value
Value 1.2
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 2
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 13100161
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2014-12-05 08:00:38
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2014-12-05T07:47:00.74 0.6 undecidable manual S 27 0.3642 50 1.252 0
IV.MCSR.HHZ. 2014-12-05T07:46:43.37 0.6 undecidable manual P 238 0.4101 50 0.09 50
IV.MPAZ.HHZ. 2014-12-05T07:46:43.57 0.1 undecidable manual P 141 0.4218 50 0.09 100
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2014-12-05T07:46:42.69 0.6 undecidable manual P 27 0.3642 50 0.18 50
IV.MILZ.HHE. 2014-12-05T07:46:42.22 0.3 undecidable manual P 268 0.3453 50 0.04 77
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2014-12-05T07:46:42.44 0.3 undecidable manual P 125 0.366 50 -0.1 76
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2014-12-05T07:46:41.04 0.3 undecidable manual P 242 0.2851 50 -0.1 77
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2014-12-05T07:46:41.32 0.3 undecidable manual P 175 0.2806 50 0.26 74
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2014-12-05T07:46:38.09 0.3 undecidable manual P 262 0.1295 125 -0.13 79
IV.GMB.BHE. 2014-12-05T07:46:38.88 0.3 undecidable manual P 133 0.1682 118 -0.08 79
IV.MSCL.HHE. 2014-12-05T07:46:37.64 0.3 undecidable manual P 119 0.1061 130 -0.16 79
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MCSR.HHE. ML:1.3 6.02E-5 1 AML other m 2014-12-05T07:46:44.93
IV.MCSR.HHN. ML:1.3 5.925E-5 1.08 AML other m 2014-12-05T07:46:47.47
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:1 0.0001039 0.48 AML other m 2014-12-05T07:46:44.20
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:1 0.00010585 0.42 AML other m 2014-12-05T07:46:44.58
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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