Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.1 on date 13-10-1992 and time 00:22:05 (UTC) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude Md 2.1 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 13-10-1992 00:22:05 (UTC)
  • 13-10-1992 01:22:05 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.31, 15.74 at 18 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
Bagnara Calabra RC 6 10255 10255
Scilla RC 7 4964 15219
Palmi RC 11 18930 34149
San Roberto RC 11 1750 35899
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 12 4120 40019
Seminara RC 12 2811 42830
Fiumara RC 12 1018 43848
MelicuccĂ  RC 13 930 44778
Campo Calabro RC 13 4536 49314
Sinopoli RC 13 2089 51403
San Procopio RC 14 534 51937
Villa San Giovanni RC 14 13784 65721
Calanna RC 15 934 66655
Laganadi RC 15 413 67068
Sant'Alessio in Aspromonte RC 16 343 67411
Santo Stefano in Aspromonte RC 17 1263 68674
Cosoleto RC 17 859 69533
Delianuova RC 18 3352 72885
Scido RC 19 931 73816
Gioia Tauro RC 19 19864 93680

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
21 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
24 Km NE of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
89 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 inhabitants)
93 Km NE of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
100 Km SW of Catanzaro (90612 inhabitants)
Recent and historical Seismicity
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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 2.1
ML-VAX 1.5
1992-10-13
00:22:05
38.31 15.74 18 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 174789
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1992-10-13 00:22:05 ± 0.147
Latitude 38.31 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.74 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 18 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 174789

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) 1860
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 143
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 10
Number of defining phases 10
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.2
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00049
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.00858
Number of stations at which the event was observed 6
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 6
Magnitudes information

Md:2.1

Field Value
Value 2.1
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 2
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 174789
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 19:43:39

ML:1.5

Field Value
Value 1.5
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 174789
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
--.GRI.Z. 1992-10-13T00:22:30.59 10.0 undecidable manual SG 46 0.0066 -0.77 0
--.CZI.Z. 1992-10-13T00:22:23.95 10.0 undecidable manual PN 18 0.0086 0.02 1.2
--.GRI.Z. 1992-10-13T00:22:20.71 10.0 undecidable manual PG 46 0.0066 0.2 1.1
--.SOI.Z. 1992-10-13T00:22:18.72 10.0 undecidable manual SG 133 0.0031 -0.32 0.4
--.MO9.Z. 1992-10-13T00:22:17.82 10.0 undecidable manual SG 186 0.0028 -0.27 0.5
--.ATN.Z. 1992-10-13T00:22:16.11 10.0 undecidable manual SG 234 0.0023 -0.61 0.1
--.SOI.Z. 1992-10-13T00:22:13.60 10.0 undecidable manual PG 133 0.0031 0.2 1.5
--.MO9.Z. 1992-10-13T00:22:12.91 10.0 undecidable manual PG 186 0.0028 0.06 1.9
--.ATN.Z. 1992-10-13T00:22:12.90 10.0 undecidable manual PG 234 0.0023 0.03 2
--.SC9.Z. 1992-10-13T00:22:09.56 10.0 undecidable manual PG 198 0.0005 0.29 1.2
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