Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.6 on date 22-08-2016 and time 15:35:26 (UTC) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.6 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 22-08-2016 15:35:26 (UTC)
  • 22-08-2016 17:35:26 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.36, 15.72 at 14 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
Bagnara Calabra RC 11 10255 10255
Palmi RC 12 18930 29185
Scilla RC 12 4964 34149
Seminara RC 14 2811 36960
MelicuccĂ  RC 16 930 37890
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 16 4120 42010
San Roberto RC 17 1750 43760
Fiumara RC 17 1018 44778
Campo Calabro RC 17 4536 49314
Villa San Giovanni RC 17 13784 63098
San Procopio RC 17 534 63632
Gioia Tauro RC 18 19864 83496
Sinopoli RC 18 2089 85585
Calanna RC 20 934 86519

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
23 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
29 Km N of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
86 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 inhabitants)
96 Km NE of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
97 Km SW of Catanzaro (90612 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 ML 1.6 2016-08-22
15:35:26
38.36 15.72 15 2016-11-08
11:54:01
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 28482931
Rev 100 ML 1.8 2016-08-22
15:35:26
38.36 15.73 14 2016-08-22
15:39:39
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 26935161
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2016-08-22 15:35:26 ± 0.08
Latitude 38.36 ± 0.00
Longitude 15.72 ± 0.00
Depth (km) 15 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 28482931

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 398
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 307
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 8
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 400
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 69
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 23
Number of defining phases 22
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.19
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.58186
Number of stations at which the event was observed 14
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 13
Magnitudes information

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 28482931
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2016-09-07 13:00:57

ML:1.8

Field Value
Value 1.8
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 8
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 26935161
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2016-08-22 15:39:39
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.SERS.HHZ. 2016-08-22T15:35:45.06 3.0 undecidable manual P 0.12 0
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2016-08-22T15:35:40.31 0.3 undecidable manual S 137 0.3885 97 -0.38 69
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2016-08-22T15:35:40.44 0.6 undecidable manual S 257 0.393 96 -0.36 45
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2016-08-22T15:35:39.64 0.3 undecidable manual S 234 0.3579 97 -0.14 71
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2016-08-22T15:35:39.50 0.3 undecidable manual S 182 0.357 97 -0.25 70
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2016-08-22T15:35:38.14 0.6 undecidable manual P 272 0.5792 94 0.14 46
IV.IST3.HHZ. 2016-08-22T15:35:38.09 0.6 undecidable manual P 319 0.5819 94 0.04 47
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2016-08-22T15:35:38.03 0.3 undecidable manual P 225 0.545 94 0.62 62
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2016-08-22T15:35:37.19 0.3 undecidable manual S 28 0.2788 101 -0.27 71
IV.PLAC.HHZ. 2016-08-22T15:35:37.86 0.6 undecidable manual P 81 0.5702 94 0.01 47
IV.GMB.BHZ. 2016-08-22T15:35:35.62 0.3 undecidable manual S 156 0.2104 107 0.14 74
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2016-08-22T15:35:34.07 0.6 undecidable manual P 234 0.3579 97 -0.17 48
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2016-08-22T15:35:34.22 0.3 positive manual P 182 0.357 97 0 74
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2016-08-22T15:35:34.53 0.3 positive manual P 137 0.3885 97 -0.23 71
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2016-08-22T15:35:34.28 0.3 undecidable manual S 126 0.1691 114 -0.06 76
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2016-08-22T15:35:34.69 0.6 undecidable manual P 257 0.393 96 -0.13 48
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2016-08-22T15:35:34.86 0.1 undecidable manual S 240 0.1916 110 -0.09 99
IV.MSCL.HHZ. 2016-08-22T15:35:33.64 0.3 undecidable manual S 157 0.1394 121 0.08 76
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2016-08-22T15:35:33.03 0.1 positive manual P 28 0.2788 101 0.14 98
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2016-08-22T15:35:31.18 0.3 undecidable manual P 126 0.1691 114 0.09 75
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2016-08-22T15:35:31.58 0.1 negative manual P 240 0.1916 110 0.13 100
IV.GMB.BHZ. 2016-08-22T15:35:31.94 0.1 undecidable manual P 156 0.2104 107 0.19 98
IV.MSCL.HHZ. 2016-08-22T15:35:30.87 0.3 undecidable manual P 157 0.1394 121 0.23 74
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
MN.CEL.HNN. ML:1.5 0.000199 0.46 AML other m 2016-08-22T15:35:34.70
MN.CEL.HHN. ML:1.6 0.0002585 0.44 AML other m 2016-08-22T15:35:34.47
MN.CEL.HNE. ML:1.4 0.00017 0.62 AML other m 2016-08-22T15:35:34.72
MN.CEL.HHE. ML:1.4 0.0001865 0.64 AML other m 2016-08-22T15:35:34.40
IV.GMB.BHN. ML:2.6 0.00205 0.4 AML other m 2016-08-22T15:35:35.87
IV.GMB.BHE. ML:2.5 0.002 0.2 AML other m 2016-08-22T15:35:36.11
IV.JOPP.HHE. ML:1.6 0.000157 0.66 AML other m 2016-08-22T15:35:38.18
IV.JOPP.HHN. ML:1.7 0.0002005 0.3 AML other m 2016-08-22T15:35:38.37
IV.MILZ.HHE. ML:2.1 0.000349 0.28 AML other m 2016-08-22T15:35:41.18
IV.MILZ.HHN. ML:2 0.0002935 0.32 AML other m 2016-08-22T15:35:42.18
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:2 0.000338 0.42 AML other m 2016-08-22T15:35:41.93
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:2 0.0003415 0.42 AML other m 2016-08-22T15:35:40.67
IV.MSCL.HHN. ML:2.4 0.001775 0.62 AML other m 2016-08-22T15:35:33.88
IV.MSCL.HHE. ML:2.4 0.002105 0.58 AML other m 2016-08-22T15:35:33.96
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:1.7 0.000324 1.22 AML other m 2016-08-22T15:35:35.83
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:2 0.0005515 1.22 AML other m 2016-08-22T15:35:36.85
IV.MTTG.HHE. ML:1.7 0.000153 0.6 AML other m 2016-08-22T15:35:40.07
IV.MTTG.HHN. ML:1.7 0.0001555 0.56 AML other m 2016-08-22T15:35:41.19
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