Earthquake with magnitude of Md 3.1 on date 23-09-1992 and time 14:41:53 (UTC) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude Md 3.1 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 23-09-1992 14:41:53 (UTC)
  • 23-09-1992 16:41:53 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.26, 15.67 at 132 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV.

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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 4 4964 4964
Campo Calabro RC 4 4536 9500
Villa San Giovanni RC 5 13784 23284
Fiumara RC 5 1018 24302
San Roberto RC 8 1750 26052
Calanna RC 9 934 26986
Laganadi RC 11 413 27399
Messina ME 12 238439 265838
Sant'Alessio in Aspromonte RC 12 343 266181
Bagnara Calabra RC 12 10255 276436
Santo Stefano in Aspromonte RC 15 1263 277699
Reggio di Calabria RC 16 183035 460734
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 17 4120 464854
Sinopoli RC 19 2089 466943
MelicuccĂ  RC 20 930 467873
San Procopio RC 20 534 468407
Palmi RC 20 18930 487337

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
12 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
16 Km N of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
84 Km NE of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
98 Km NE of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
98 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
Bulletin
Rev1000
Md 3.1
M 3.8
1992-09-23
14:41:53
38.26 15.67 131 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 173819
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1992-09-23 14:41:53 ± 0.388
Latitude 38.26 ± 0.02
Longitude 15.67 ± 0.03
Depth (km) 131 ± 3 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 173819

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) 3688.3
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 57
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 48
Number of defining phases 48
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.5
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00016
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.05504
Number of stations at which the event was observed 31
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 31
Magnitudes information

Md:3.1

Field Value
Value 3.1
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 7
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 173819
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 19:42:40

M:3.8

Field Value
Value 3.8
Uncertainty
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude M
Reference to an origin 173819
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2015-04-28 09:31:27
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.VAY.Z. 1992-09-23T14:43:22.41 10.0 undecidable manual P 57 0.055 -0.12 1.5
--.SKO.Z. 1992-09-23T14:43:17.70 10.0 undecidable manual P 47 0.0519 -0.06 1.6
--.BRT.Z. 1992-09-23T14:43:10.56 10.0 undecidable manual S 23 0.0257 -1.43 0.1
--.OHR.Z. 1992-09-23T14:43:06.00 10.0 undecidable manual P 52 0.0438 0.39 0.8
--.SGO.Z. 1992-09-23T14:43:00.90 10.0 undecidable manual S 353 0.0208 0.82 0.3
--.MGR.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:51.35 10.0 undecidable manual S 357 0.0169 0.62 0.5
--.CSI.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:46.66 10.0 undecidable manual S 17 0.0144 1.61 0.1
--.ROI.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:44.82 10.0 undecidable manual S ! 27 0.0134 2.02 0
--.TDS.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:42.15 10.0 undecidable manual S 20 0.0134 -0.78 0.4
--.BAI.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:37.50 10.0 undecidable manual P ! 17 0.027 -3.26 0
--.BRT.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:36.54 10.0 undecidable manual P ! 23 0.0257 -2.38 0
--.AU9.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:33.87 10.0 undecidable manual S 199 0.0095 -1.07 0.3
--.MNO.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:32.00 10.0 undecidable manual S 247 0.0074 0.67 0.5
--.SGO.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:32.00 10.0 undecidable manual P 353 0.0208 -0.04 1.5
--.GRI.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:32.25 10.0 undecidable manual S 45 0.0073 1.11 0.2
--.CZI.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:30.73 10.0 undecidable manual S ! 20 0.0092 -3.69 0
--.SA1.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:30.00 10.0 undecidable manual S 295 0.0065 0.16 0.8
--.SOI.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:26.59 10.0 undecidable manual S 120 0.0032 0.58 0.6
--.MGR.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:26.10 10.0 undecidable manual P 357 0.0169 -0.55 1.3
--.MO9.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:26.11 10.0 undecidable manual S 175 0.0023 0.74 0.5
--.GMB.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:26.21 10.0 undecidable manual S 124 0.0014 1.27 0.2
--.ATN.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:24.17 10.0 undecidable manual S 238 0.0016 -0.88 0.4
--.SC9.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:23.63 10.0 undecidable manual S 86 0.0003 -1.07 0.3
--.CSI.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:23.70 10.0 undecidable manual P 17 0.0144 0.34 1.7
--.MSI.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:23.76 10.0 undecidable manual S 239 0.0009 -1.03 0.3
--.ROI.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:22.72 10.0 undecidable manual P 27 0.0134 0.65 1.3
--.GIB.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:21.79 10.0 undecidable manual P 258 0.0118 1.63 0.1
--.TDS.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:21.71 10.0 positive manual P 20 0.0134 -0.43 3.3
--.MEU.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:20.11 10.0 undecidable manual P 210 0.0118 -0.1 2.1
--.MMN.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:19.80 10.0 negative manual P ! 8 0.0148 -4.13 0
--.ACI.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:18.52 10.0 undecidable manual P 20 0.0105 -0.14 2.1
--.CZI.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:16.64 10.0 undecidable manual P 20 0.0092 -0.59 1.5
--.AU9.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:16.65 10.0 undecidable manual P 199 0.0095 -0.88 1
--.MNO.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:16.85 10.0 undecidable manual P 247 0.0074 1.41 0.3
--.GRI.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:15.87 10.0 undecidable manual P 45 0.0073 0.53 1.6
--.ACL.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:14.90 10.0 undecidable manual P ! 285 0.0096 -2.66 0
--.SA1.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:13.91 10.0 undecidable manual P 295 0.0065 -0.67 1.4
--.LLI.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:13.50 10.0 undecidable manual P 288 0.0053 -0.18 2.1
--.MO9.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:12.60 10.0 undecidable manual P 175 0.0023 0.6 1.5
--.GMB.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:12.29 10.0 undecidable manual P 124 0.0014 0.54 1.6
--.SOI.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:12.99 10.0 undecidable manual P 120 0.0032 0.61 1.5
--.ME3.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:12.50 10.0 undecidable manual P 172 0.0021 0.54 1.6
--.VPL.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:12.20 10.0 undecidable manual P 283 0.0049 -1.2 0.5
--.ATN.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:11.27 10.0 undecidable manual P 238 0.0016 -0.55 1.6
--.MSI.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:11.14 10.0 undecidable manual P 239 0.0009 -0.53 1.6
--.SC9.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:11.37 10.0 undecidable manual P 86 0.0003 -0.24 2
--.ME2.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:11.20 10.0 undecidable manual P 129 0.0002 -0.41 1.8
--.MES.Z. 1992-09-23T14:42:11.10 10.0 undecidable manual P 237 0.0009 -0.57 1.5
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