Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.2 on date 01-10-1997 and time 12:10:43 (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

  • 01-10-1997 12:10:43 (UTC)
  • 01-10-1997 14:10:43 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.3, 15.71 at 5 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 5 4964 4964
Bagnara Calabra RC 8 10255 15219
Fiumara RC 10 1018 16237
San Roberto RC 10 1750 17987
Campo Calabro RC 10 4536 22523
Villa San Giovanni RC 11 13784 36307
Calanna RC 13 934 37241
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 14 4120 41361
Palmi RC 14 18930 60291
Laganadi RC 14 413 60704
Sant'Alessio in Aspromonte RC 15 343 61047
Seminara RC 15 2811 63858
MelicuccĂ  RC 15 930 64788
Sinopoli RC 15 2089 66877
San Procopio RC 16 534 67411
Santo Stefano in Aspromonte RC 16 1263 68674
Messina ME 18 238439 307113
Delianuova RC 20 3352 310465
Cosoleto RC 20 859 311324

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
18 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
22 Km N of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
90 Km NE of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
92 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 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
Rev 1000 Md 2.2
ML-VAX 1.6
1997-10-01
12:10:43
38.3 15.71 5 2013-07-15
08:41:04
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 286549
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1997-10-01 12:10:43 ± 0.586
Latitude 38.30 ± 0.03
Longitude 15.71 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 5 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 286549

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) 3720.1
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 255
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) 0.3
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00032
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.00316
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 4
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 286549
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 21:30:04

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 286549
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
--.ATN.Z. 1997-10-01T12:10:52.77 10.0 undecidable manual SG 233 0.0021 -0.11 0.5
--.SOI.Z. 1997-10-01T12:10:51.28 10.0 positive manual PG 129 0.0032 -0.19 1.6
--.MO9.Z. 1997-10-01T12:10:50.10 10.0 positive manual PG 182 0.0027 -0.12 2
--.GMB.Z. 1997-10-01T12:10:50.47 10.0 undecidable manual SG 143 0.0015 0.46 0.2
--.ATN.Z. 1997-10-01T12:10:49.34 10.0 undecidable manual PG 233 0.0021 0.41 0.5
--.GMB.Z. 1997-10-01T12:10:47.68 10.0 positive manual PG 143 0.0015 0.41 1.2
--.SC9.Z. 1997-10-01T12:10:45.36 10.0 undecidable manual SG 171 0.0003 -0.56 0.1
--.SC9.Z. 1997-10-01T12:10:44.67 10.0 positive manual PG 171 0.0003 -0.24 2
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