Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.2 on date 14-03-1994 and time 16:08:18 (UTC) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude Md 2.2 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 14-03-1994 16:08:18 (UTC)
  • 14-03-1994 17:08:18 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.38, 15.64 at 39 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
Scilla RC 15 4964 4964
Bagnara Calabra RC 17 10255 15219
Villa San Giovanni RC 18 13784 29003
Palmi RC 18 18930 47933
Campo Calabro RC 18 4536 52469
Fiumara RC 19 1018 53487

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
22 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
30 Km N of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
89 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 inhabitants)
95 Km NE of Acireale (52622 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 2.2
ML-VAX 1.9
1994-03-14
16:08:18
38.38 15.65 39 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 206499
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1994-03-14 16:08:18 ± 0.289
Latitude 38.38 ± 0.02
Longitude 15.65 ± 0.03
Depth (km) 39 ± 3 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 206499

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) 3607
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 171
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 9
Number of defining phases 9
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) 0.00113
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.01247
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:2.2

Field Value
Value 2.2
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 2
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 206499
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 20:14:30

ML:1.9

Field Value
Value 1.9
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 2
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 206499
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
--.ROI.Z. 1994-03-14T16:08:41.88 10.0 undecidable manual P 30 0.0125 0.42 0.3
--.SOI.Z. 1994-03-14T16:08:36.66 10.0 undecidable manual S 133 0.004 0.59 0.1
--.CZI.Z. 1994-03-14T16:08:34.62 10.0 undecidable manual P 24 0.0083 -0.41 0.4
--.GMB.Z. 1994-03-14T16:08:31.85 10.0 undecidable manual S 145 0.0023 -0.4 0.2
--.SC9.Z. 1994-03-14T16:08:30.43 10.0 undecidable manual S 155 0.0011 -0.05 0.7
--.SOI.Z. 1994-03-14T16:08:28.34 10.0 undecidable manual P 133 0.004 -0.31 0.9
--.GMB.Z. 1994-03-14T16:08:26.43 10.0 undecidable manual P 145 0.0023 -0.01 1.7
--.ATN.Z. 1994-03-14T16:08:26.58 10.0 undecidable manual P 213 0.0023 0.06 1.6
--.SC9.Z. 1994-03-14T16:08:25.52 10.0 positive manual P 155 0.0011 0.1 3.1
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