Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.2 on date 29-09-1994 and time 04:02:22 (UTC) in region Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina)

A magnitude Md 2.2 earthquake occured in region: Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina), on

  • 29-09-1994 04:02:22 (UTC)
  • 29-09-1994 05:02:22 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.32, 15.3 at 7 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 12 31646 31646
Venetico ME 13 3911 35557
Spadafora ME 13 5021 40578
Torregrotta ME 15 7431 48009
Villafranca Tirrena ME 15 8584 56593
Valdina ME 16 1355 57948
Pace del Mela ME 16 6239 64187
Condrò ME 16 493 64680
Roccavaldina ME 17 1133 65813
San Filippo del Mela ME 17 7115 72928
Merì ME 17 2338 75266
Gualtieri Sicaminò ME 18 1807 77073
Saponara ME 19 3988 81061
San Pier Niceto ME 19 2837 83898
Rometta ME 19 6650 90548
Monforte San Giorgio ME 20 2777 93325
Santa Lucia del Mela ME 20 4650 97975

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
27 Km NW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
38 Km NW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
80 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
93 Km N 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
Rev 1000 Md 2.2
ML-VAX 1.9
1994-09-29
04:02:22
38.32 15.3 7 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 217509
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1994-09-29 04:02:22 ± 0.445
Latitude 38.32 ± 0.06
Longitude 15.30 ± 0.05
Depth (km) 7 ± 5 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 217509

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) 7939.6
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 162
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 8
Number of defining phases 8
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.4
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00186
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.00996
Number of stations at which the event was observed 5
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 5
Magnitudes information

Md:2.2

Field Value
Value 2.2
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 217509
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 20:25:18

ML:1.9

Field Value
Value 1.9
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 1
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 217509
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
--.SOI.Z. 1994-09-29T04:02:46.60 10.0 undecidable manual SG 112 0.0057 0.46 0.4
--.CZI.Z. 1994-09-29T04:02:44.33 10.0 undecidable manual PN 35 0.01 0.17 1
--.MO9.Z. 1994-09-29T04:02:40.50 10.0 undecidable manual SG 135 0.004 1.28 0.1
--.SOI.Z. 1994-09-29T04:02:35.47 10.0 undecidable manual PG 112 0.0057 -0.35 1.2
--.SA1.Z. 1994-09-29T04:02:32.24 10.0 undecidable manual PG 303 0.0039 0.29 1.4
--.MO9.Z. 1994-09-29T04:02:31.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 135 0.004 -1.14 0.3
--.ATN.Z. 1994-09-29T04:02:31.60 10.0 undecidable manual SG 141 0.0019 0.72 0.3
--.ATN.Z. 1994-09-29T04:02:27.33 10.0 positive manual PG 141 0.0019 0.01 3.3
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