Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.9 on date 14-02-1994 and time 06:16:52 (UTC) in region 10 km N Messina (ME)

A magnitude Md 2.9 earthquake occured in region: 10 km N Messina (ME), on

  • 14-02-1994 06:16:52 (UTC)
  • 14-02-1994 07:16:52 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.28, 15.55 at 134 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
Messina ME 10 238439 238439
Villa San Giovanni RC 11 13784 252223
Villafranca Tirrena ME 11 8584 260807
Campo Calabro RC 12 4536 265343
Saponara ME 14 3988 269331
Fiumara RC 15 1018 270349
Scilla RC 15 4964 275313
Spadafora ME 16 5021 280334
Rometta ME 17 6650 286984
Venetico ME 17 3911 290895
Valdina ME 18 1355 292250
San Roberto RC 18 1750 294000
Roccavaldina ME 19 1133 295133
Calanna RC 19 934 296067
Torregrotta ME 20 7431 303498
Monforte San Giorgio ME 20 2777 306275

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
10 Km N of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
21 Km NW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
82 Km NE of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
96 Km NE of Catania (314555 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 2.9
ML-VAX 2.3
1994-02-14
06:16:52
38.28 15.55 134 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 205359
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1994-02-14 06:16:52 ± 0.716
Latitude 38.28 ± 0.03
Longitude 15.55 ± 0.05
Depth (km) 134 ± 6 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 205359

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) 5930.2
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 112
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 24
Number of defining phases 24
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) 0.00065
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.02574
Number of stations at which the event was observed 16
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 16
Magnitudes information

Md:2.9

Field Value
Value 2.9
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 2
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 205359
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 20:13:20

ML:2.3

Field Value
Value 2.3
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 5
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 205359
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
--.BRT.Z. 1994-02-14T06:18:09.92 10.0 undecidable manual S 24 0.0257 -0.89 0.2
--.LCI.Z. 1994-02-14T06:18:09.00 10.0 undecidable manual S 43 0.0257 -1.49 0
--.SGO.Z. 1994-02-14T06:17:57.54 10.0 undecidable manual S 355 0.0205 -0.3 0.4
--.BRT.Z. 1994-02-14T06:17:36.34 10.0 undecidable manual P 24 0.0257 -1.23 0.2
--.LCI.Z. 1994-02-14T06:17:36.50 10.0 undecidable manual P 43 0.0257 -0.89 0.4
--.GRI.Z. 1994-02-14T06:17:31.50 10.0 undecidable manual S 51 0.0078 0.76 0.3
--.SGO.Z. 1994-02-14T06:17:30.61 10.0 undecidable manual P 355 0.0205 0.52 0.8
--.MNO.Z. 1994-02-14T06:17:28.50 10.0 undecidable manual S 242 0.0068 -0.65 0.4
--.ORI.Z. 1994-02-14T06:17:26.00 10.0 undecidable manual P 21 0.017 0.62 0.8
--.MO9.Z. 1994-02-14T06:17:25.40 10.0 undecidable manual S 157 0.0027 0.44 0.5
--.SOI.Z. 1994-02-14T06:17:25.30 10.0 undecidable manual S 117 0.004 -0.42 0.5
--.MGR.Z. 1994-02-14T06:17:24.84 10.0 undecidable manual P 0 0.0166 -0.04 1.3
--.MSI.Z. 1994-02-14T06:17:24.28 10.0 undecidable manual S 174 0.0006 0.57 0.4
--.CSI.Z. 1994-02-14T06:17:22.66 10.0 undecidable manual P 20 0.0144 0.67 1.7
--.ROI.Z. 1994-02-14T06:17:21.70 10.0 undecidable manual P 31 0.0136 0.78 1.5
--.TDS.Z. 1994-02-14T06:17:20.88 10.0 negative manual P 23 0.0135 0.02 2.8
--.ACI.Z. 1994-02-14T06:17:17.28 10.0 undecidable manual P 25 0.0106 -0.1 1.5
--.CZI.Z. 1994-02-14T06:17:15.60 10.0 undecidable manual P 25 0.0093 -0.38 1.3
--.GRI.Z. 1994-02-14T06:17:14.92 10.0 undecidable manual P 51 0.0078 0.48 1.2
--.MNO.Z. 1994-02-14T06:17:14.00 10.0 undecidable manual P 242 0.0068 0.48 1.2
--.SOI.Z. 1994-02-14T06:17:12.10 10.0 positive manual P 117 0.004 0.47 2.4
--.MO9.Z. 1994-02-14T06:17:11.22 10.0 positive manual P 157 0.0027 0.32 2.7
--.MSI.Z. 1994-02-14T06:17:09.51 10.0 positive manual P 174 0.0006 -0.87 1.4
--.ATN.Z. 1994-02-14T06:17:09.00 10.0 undecidable manual P 207 0.0012 -1.46 0.2
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