Earthquake with magnitude of Md 1.0 on date 15-09-2015 and time 05:28:37 (Italy) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude Md 1.0 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 15-09-2015 03:28:37 (UTC)
  • 15-09-2015 05:28:37 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.28, 15.72 at 12 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 3 4964 4964
Bagnara Calabra RC 7 10255 15219
San Roberto RC 8 1750 16969
Fiumara RC 8 1018 17987
Campo Calabro RC 9 4536 22523
Villa San Giovanni RC 10 13784 36307
Calanna RC 11 934 37241
Laganadi RC 12 413 37654
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 12 4120 41774
Sant'Alessio in Aspromonte RC 13 343 42117
Santo Stefano in Aspromonte RC 14 1263 43380
Sinopoli RC 14 2089 45469
Palmi RC 14 18930 64399
MelicuccĂ  RC 15 930 65329
Seminara RC 15 2811 68140
San Procopio RC 15 534 68674
Messina ME 17 238439 307113
Delianuova RC 18 3352 310465
Cosoleto RC 18 859 311324
Scido RC 19 931 312255

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
17 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
20 Km NE of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
89 Km NE of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
93 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 inhabitants)
Recent and historical Seismicity
Seismic hazard
Shakemap
Felt maps
Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Rev 1000 Md 1.0 2015-09-15
03:28:37
38.28 15.72 12 2016-02-19
13:21:47
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 21985621
Rev 100 ML 0.8 2015-09-15
03:28:37
38.28 15.72 11 2015-09-15
03:34:39
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 21391201
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2015-09-15 03:28:37 ± 0.1
Latitude 38.28 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.72 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 12 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 21985621

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 750
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 107
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 182
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 750
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 118
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 16
Number of defining phases 16
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.28
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.07464
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.3984
Number of stations at which the event was observed 8
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 8
Magnitudes information

ML:0.8

Field Value
Value 0.8
Uncertainty 0
Num. used stations 1
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 21391201
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2015-09-15 03:34:39

Md:1

Field Value
Value 1
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 2
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 21985621
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2015-10-28 07:48:46
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.MPAZ.HHZ. 2015-09-15T03:28:51.94 0.3 undecidable manual S 145 0.3984 91 0.23 68
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2015-09-15T03:28:50.01 0.3 undecidable manual S 22 0.3507 91 -0.29 68
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2015-09-15T03:28:49.29 0.3 undecidable manual S 128 0.3354 91 -0.56 63
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2015-09-15T03:28:48.96 0.3 undecidable manual S 245 0.3175 91 -0.35 67
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2015-09-15T03:28:47.67 0.6 undecidable manual S 183 0.2779 91 -0.48 43
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2015-09-15T03:28:45.13 0.3 undecidable manual P 22 0.3507 91 0.26 67
IV.MPAZ.HHZ. 2015-09-15T03:28:45.97 0.1 undecidable manual P 145 0.3984 91 0.29 89
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2015-09-15T03:28:44.27 0.3 undecidable manual P 245 0.3175 91 -0.03 72
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2015-09-15T03:28:44.66 0.1 undecidable manual S 264 0.1664 95 -0.18 95
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2015-09-15T03:28:44.78 0.3 undecidable manual P 128 0.3354 91 0.17 69
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2015-09-15T03:28:43.66 0.3 undecidable manual S 99 0.1385 100 -0.37 69
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2015-09-15T03:28:43.81 0.3 undecidable manual P 183 0.2779 91 0.18 70
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2015-09-15T03:28:42.02 0.1 undecidable manual P 264 0.1664 95 0.31 93
IV.MSCL.HHZ. 2015-09-15T03:28:42.40 0.1 undecidable manual S 131 0.0746 132 0.08 100
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2015-09-15T03:28:41.19 0.3 undecidable manual P 99 0.1385 100 -0.06 74
IV.MSCL.HHZ. 2015-09-15T03:28:40.57 0.1 undecidable manual P 131 0.0746 132 0.31 95
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MSRU.HHZ. Md:1.2 10 END duration s
IV.MSCL.HHZ. Md:0.8 6 END duration s
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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