Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.7 on date 16-01-1994 and time 22:18:16 (UTC) in region Costa Calabra sud occidentale (Catanzaro, Vibo Valentia, Reggio di Calabria)

A magnitude Md 2.7 earthquake occured in region: Costa Calabra sud occidentale (Catanzaro, Vibo Valentia, Reggio di Calabria), on

  • 16-01-1994 22:18:16 (UTC)
  • 16-01-1994 23:18:16 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.45, 15.85 at 10 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
Gioia Tauro RC 5 19864 19864
San Ferdinando RC 7 4490 24354
Palmi RC 10 18930 43284
Rizziconi RC 11 7829 51113
Rosarno RC 13 14841 65954
Seminara RC 13 2811 68765
Nicotera VV 13 6290 75055
Joppolo VV 16 1926 76981
Limbadi VV 16 3695 80676
MelicuccĂ  RC 17 930 81606
Taurianova RC 18 15636 97242
Melicucco RC 19 5101 102343
Bagnara Calabra RC 19 10255 112598
San Procopio RC 19 534 113132
Varapodio RC 19 2160 115292
Feroleto della Chiesa RC 20 1695 116987
Ricadi VV 20 4900 121887
San Calogero VV 20 4315 126202
Terranova Sappo Minulio RC 20 523 126725

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
38 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
42 Km NE of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
72 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 inhabitants)
83 Km SW of Catanzaro (90612 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 2.7
ML-VAX 2.3
1994-01-16
22:18:16
38.45 15.85 10 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 203929
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1994-01-16 22:18:16 ± 0.24
Latitude 38.45 ± 0.02
Longitude 15.85 ± 0.02
Depth (km) 10 ± 13 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 203929

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) 2665.6
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 150
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 15
Number of defining phases 15
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) 0.00194
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.014
Number of stations at which the event was observed 9
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 9
Magnitudes information

Md:2.7

Field Value
Value 2.7
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 203929
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 20:11:53

ML:2.3

Field Value
Value 2.3
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 2
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 203929
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
--.MEU.Z. 1994-01-16T22:18:45.35 10.0 undecidable manual PN? 211 0.014 1.16 0.1
--.ROI.Z. 1994-01-16T22:18:41.50 10.0 undecidable manual PN 26 0.0113 1.53 0.1
--.GRI.Z. 1994-01-16T22:18:36.44 10.0 undecidable manual SG 49 0.0052 -0.91 0.3
--.MO9.Z. 1994-01-16T22:18:33.23 10.0 undecidable manual SG 194 0.0041 -0.3 0.7
--.ATN.Z. 1994-01-16T22:18:32.00 10.0 undecidable manual SG 225 0.0037 -0.1 0.8
--.SOI.Z. 1994-01-16T22:18:32.19 10.0 undecidable manual SG 156 0.0036 0.36 0.7
--.CZI.Z. 1994-01-16T22:18:31.83 10.0 undecidable manual PG 16 0.0071 -0.87 0.8
--.MSI.Z. 1994-01-16T22:18:28.63 10.0 undecidable manual SG 222 0.003 -0.8 0.4
--.GRI.Z. 1994-01-16T22:18:28.33 10.0 undecidable manual PG 49 0.0052 -0.31 1.8
--.ATN.Z. 1994-01-16T22:18:25.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 225 0.0037 -0.61 1.4
--.SC9.Z. 1994-01-16T22:18:25.94 10.0 undecidable manual SG 207 0.0019 0.27 0.8
--.SOI.Z. 1994-01-16T22:18:25.23 10.0 undecidable manual PG 156 0.0036 -0.23 1.9
--.MO9.Z. 1994-01-16T22:18:25.97 10.0 undecidable manual PG 194 0.0041 -0.47 1.6
--.MSI.Z. 1994-01-16T22:18:24.44 10.0 undecidable manual PG 222 0.003 0.36 1.8
--.SC9.Z. 1994-01-16T22:18:22.28 10.0 undecidable manual PG 207 0.0019 0.38 1.7
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