Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.4 on date 24-04-1993 and time 01:05:44 (UTC) in region Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina)

A magnitude Md 2.4 earthquake occured in region: Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina), on

  • 24-04-1993 01:05:44 (UTC)
  • 24-04-1993 03:05:44 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.29, 15.27 at 103 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
Milazzo ME 8 31646 31646
Venetico ME 12 3911 35557
Spadafora ME 12 5021 40578
Pace del Mela ME 13 6239 46817
Torregrotta ME 13 7431 54248
San Filippo del Mela ME 13 7115 61363
CondrĂ² ME 14 493 61856
Merì ME 14 2338 64194
Valdina ME 14 1355 65549
Gualtieri SicaminĂ² ME 15 1807 67356
Roccavaldina ME 15 1133 68489
Villafranca Tirrena ME 16 8584 77073
San Pier Niceto ME 16 2837 79910
Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto ME 16 41583 121493
Santa Lucia del Mela ME 17 4650 126143
Monforte San Giorgio ME 18 2777 128920
Saponara ME 18 3988 132908
Rometta ME 18 6650 139558
Terme Vigliatore ME 19 7395 146953

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
27 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
39 Km NW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
76 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
89 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
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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 2.4 1993-04-24
01:05:44
38.29 15.27 103 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 183929
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1993-04-24 01:05:44 ± 0.399
Latitude 38.29 ± 0.03
Longitude 15.27 ± 0.02
Depth (km) 103 ± 4 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 183929

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) 3568
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 101
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 12
Number of defining phases 12
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.3
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00178
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.01465
Number of stations at which the event was observed 8
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 8
Magnitude information

Md:2.4

Field Value
Value 2.4
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 183929
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 19:52:39
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.GRI.Z. 1993-04-24T01:06:22.27 10.0 undecidable manual S 59 0.0094 0.31 0.3
--.SOI.Z. 1993-04-24T01:06:16.14 10.0 undecidable manual S 109 0.0058 0.85 0
--.ROI.Z. 1993-04-24T01:06:13.62 10.0 undecidable manual P 37 0.0147 0.36 0.5
--.MO9.Z. 1993-04-24T01:06:12.30 10.0 undecidable manual S 130 0.004 -0.19 0.5
--.ATN.Z. 1993-04-24T01:06:10.46 10.0 undecidable manual S 130 0.0018 -0.01 0.6
--.CZI.Z. 1993-04-24T01:06:07.90 10.0 undecidable manual P 35 0.0103 -0.38 0.6
--.GRI.Z. 1993-04-24T01:06:06.60 10.0 undecidable manual P 59 0.0094 0.27 0.9
--.MNO.Z. 1993-04-24T01:06:02.15 10.0 positive manual P 231 0.0051 0.34 1.7
--.SOI.Z. 1993-04-24T01:06:02.17 10.0 positive manual P 109 0.0058 -0.31 1.9
--.MO9.Z. 1993-04-24T01:06:00.82 10.0 positive manual P 130 0.004 -0.05 3
--.SA1.Z. 1993-04-24T01:06:00.53 10.0 undecidable manual P 309 0.0039 -0.3 1
--.ATN.Z. 1993-04-24T01:05:59.41 10.0 undecidable manual P 130 0.0018 -0.29 1
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