Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.6 on date 06-04-1993 and time 20:08:49 (UTC) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude Md 2.6 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 06-04-1993 20:08:49 (UTC)
  • 06-04-1993 22:08:49 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.28, 15.64 at 110 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
Villa San Giovanni RC 7 13784 13784
Scilla RC 7 4964 18748
Campo Calabro RC 7 4536 23284
Fiumara RC 9 1018 24302
San Roberto RC 11 1750 26052
Messina ME 12 238439 264491
Calanna RC 13 934 265425
Bagnara Calabra RC 14 10255 275680
Laganadi RC 15 413 276093
Sant'Alessio in Aspromonte RC 16 343 276436
Santo Stefano in Aspromonte RC 18 1263 277699
Villafranca Tirrena ME 19 8584 286283
Reggio di Calabria RC 19 183035 469318
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 19 4120 473438

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
12 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
19 Km N of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
85 Km NE of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
97 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 inhabitants)
99 Km NE of Catania (314555 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 2.6
ML-VAX 2.2
1993-04-06
20:08:49
38.28 15.64 110 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 183039
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1993-04-06 20:08:49 ± 1.329
Latitude 38.28 ± 0.07
Longitude 15.64 ± 0.07
Depth (km) 110 ± 14 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 183039

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) 9403.8
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 8
Number of defining phases 8
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) 0.00162
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.01425
Number of stations at which the event was observed 8
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 8
Magnitudes information

Md:2.6

Field Value
Value 2.6
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 183039
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 19:51:46

ML:2.2

Field Value
Value 2.2
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 1
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 183039
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
--.CSI.Z. 1993-04-06T20:09:18.80 10.0 undecidable manual P 18 0.0142 0.45 0.2
--.TDS.Z. 1993-04-06T20:09:16.16 10.0 undecidable manual P 21 0.0133 -0.2 0.9
--.ROI.Z. 1993-04-06T20:09:15.98 10.0 undecidable manual P 28 0.0133 -0.34 0.5
--.CS9.Z. 1993-04-06T20:09:14.00 10.0 undecidable manual P 255 0.0115 0.02 1.4
--.GRI.Z. 1993-04-06T20:09:09.15 10.0 undecidable manual P 48 0.0073 0.05 1.6
--.SOI.Z. 1993-04-06T20:09:06.60 10.0 undecidable manual P 122 0.0034 0.23 1.1
--.GMB.Z. 1993-04-06T20:09:05.10 10.0 undecidable manual P 126 0.0016 0.09 1.5
--.MO9.Z. 1993-04-06T20:09:05.50 10.0 undecidable manual P 171 0.0025 -0.29 0.8
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