Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.3 on date 09-12-2023 and time 18:15:44 (UTC) in region Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina)

A magnitude ML 2.3 earthquake occured in region: Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina), on

  • 09-12-2023 18:15:44 (UTC)
  • 09-12-2023 19:15:44 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.1800, 15.1590 at 8 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Sala Sismica INGV-Roma.

Search earthquakes: Any within 30 km radius

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
Terme Vigliatore ME 5 7395 7395
Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto ME 6 41583 48978
Rodì Milici ME 8 2056 51034
Merì ME 8 2338 53372
Milazzo ME 9 31646 85018
Furnari ME 9 3784 88802
Falcone ME 10 2808 91610
Mazzarrà Sant'Andrea ME 10 1531 93141
San Filippo del Mela ME 10 7115 100256
Castroreale ME 10 2504 102760
Oliveri ME 11 2181 104941
Santa Lucia del Mela ME 12 4650 109591
Pace del Mela ME 13 6239 115830
Gualtieri Sicaminò ME 14 1807 117637
Condrò ME 15 493 118130
Tripi ME 15 873 119003
Basicò ME 16 612 119615
San Pier Niceto ME 17 2837 122452
Torregrotta ME 17 7431 129883
Patti ME 18 13431 143314
Novara di Sicilia ME 18 1337 144651
Venetico ME 19 3911 148562
Valdina ME 19 1355 149917
Roccavaldina ME 19 1133 151050
Montagnareale ME 19 1615 152665
Spadafora ME 20 5021 157686
Librizzi ME 20 1660 159346
Monforte San Giorgio ME 20 2777 162123

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
35 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
43 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
63 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
75 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 2.3 2023-12-09
18:15:44
38.1795 15.1592 8 2023-12-09
18:25:56
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 123923511
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2023-12-09 18:15:44 ± 0.07
Latitude 38.1795 ± 0.0045
Longitude 15.1592 ± 0.0046
Depth (km) 8 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 123923511

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 420
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 264
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 184
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 420.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 71
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 36
Number of defining phases 20
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.24
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00000
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.46945
Number of stations at which the event was observed 30
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 14
Magnitude information

ML:2.3

Field Value
Value 2.3
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 18
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 123923511
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2023-12-09 18:25:56
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance(km) Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.ARVD.HHZ. 2023-12-09T18:17:22.79 3.0 positive manual Pg 22 0
IV.INTR.HHZ. 2023-12-09T18:17:20.62 3.0 undecidable manual Sn -7.81 0
IV.LPEL.HHZ. 2023-12-09T18:17:18.70 3.0 undecidable manual Sn -8.9 0
IV.MML1.EHZ. 2023-12-09T18:17:12.23 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 16.41 0
IV.ASSB.HHZ. 2023-12-09T18:17:11.28 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 15.01 0
IV.FDMO.HHZ. 2023-12-09T18:17:11.96 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 17.58 0
IV.NRCA.HHZ. 2023-12-09T18:17:11.30 3.0 positive manual Pg 19.58 0
IV.CESI.HHZ. 2023-12-09T18:17:10.35 3.0 positive manual Pg 15.62 0
IV.OSSC.HHZ. 2023-12-09T18:17:05.43 3.0 undecidable manual Pn -3.62 0
IV.FIAM.HHZ. 2023-12-09T18:17:01.64 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 16.950001 0
IV.VVLD.HHZ. 2023-12-09T18:16:49.09 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 11.54 0
IV.TDS.HHZ. 2023-12-09T18:16:23.30 3.0 undecidable manual Sn -2.78 0
IV.SPS2.HHZ. 2023-12-09T18:16:17.81 3.0 undecidable manual Sg 0.29 0
IV.GRI.EHZ. 2023-12-09T18:16:07.04 3.0 undecidable manual Sg -0.65 0
IV.MRCB.HHZ. 2023-12-09T18:16:00.02 0.6 undecidable manual S 92 47.4192 50 -0.16 47
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2023-12-09T18:15:59.22 3.0 positive manual Pg 6.77 0
IV.IFIL.HHZ. 2023-12-09T18:15:55.76 3.0 undecidable manual Pn 0.77 0
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2023-12-09T18:15:54.50 0.6 undecidable manual S 239 29.1486 106 -0.44 45
IV.MSFR.HHE. 2023-12-09T18:15:54.06 0.1 undecidable manual P 252 52.1034 50 -0.18 92
IV.SICLA.EHZ. 2023-12-09T18:15:53.40 0.3 undecidable manual P 80 49.1175 50 -0.38 67
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2023-12-09T18:15:53.15 0.6 undecidable manual S 164 23.9538 109 -0.09 49
IV.MRCB.HHZ. 2023-12-09T18:15:53.29 0.1 undecidable manual P 92 47.4192 50 -0.23 92
IV.EMSG.HHE. 2023-12-09T18:15:53.81 0.3 undecidable manual P 205 43.8228 50 0.85 57
IV.EPMN.HHE. 2023-12-09T18:15:52.66 0.1 undecidable manual P 178 39.8268 50 0.3 92
IV.LIBRI.HHZ. 2023-12-09T18:15:52.94 0.6 undecidable manual S 242 22.755 110 0.11 49
IV.MPNC.HHE. 2023-12-09T18:15:51.07 0.6 undecidable manual S 102 17.2716 116 0 51
IV.IVGP.HHZ. 2023-12-09T18:15:50.41 0.1 negative manual P 324 29.6481 106 -0.19 96
3D.OEM9.HHE. 2023-12-09T18:15:50.45 0.1 undecidable manual P 328 27.3504 107 0.29 94
IV.IVUG.HHZ. 2023-12-09T18:15:50.39 0.1 negative manual P 328 28.3494 106 0.04 99
IV.IVLT.HHE. 2023-12-09T18:15:50.70 0.1 undecidable manual P 323 30.2475 105 -0.01 99
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2023-12-09T18:15:50.26 0.6 undecidable manual P 239 29.1486 106 -0.24 47
IV.LIBRI.HHZ. 2023-12-09T18:15:49.14 0.1 positive manual P 242 22.755 110 -0.14 98
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2023-12-09T18:15:49.41 1.0 undecidable manual P 164 23.9538 109 -0.11 25
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2023-12-09T18:15:49.51 0.6 undecidable manual S 32 11.9769 125 0.03 51
IV.MPNC.HHE. 2023-12-09T18:15:48.37 0.1 undecidable manual P 102 17.2716 116 0.1 100
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2023-12-09T18:15:47.48 0.1 negative manual P 32 11.9769 125 0.13 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MILZ.HHE. ML:2.6 0.005847191999999999 0.3072 AML other m 2023-12-09T18:15:49.93
IV.MILZ.HHN. ML:2.3 0.0023019514999999997 0.256 AML other m 2023-12-09T18:15:49.70
IV.IVUG.HHE. ML:2.4 0.00121 0.22 AML other m 2023-12-09T18:15:51.85
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:2.3 0.001335 0.26 AML other m 2023-12-09T18:15:53.22
IV.LIBRI.HNE. ML:2.2 0.0009891137 0.256 AML other m 2023-12-09T18:15:53.93
IV.LIBRI.HHE. ML:1.8 0.00044019149999999994 0.4352 AML other m 2023-12-09T18:15:52.81
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:2.5 0.002072577 0.2432 AML other m 2023-12-09T18:15:53.51
IV.LIBRI.HHN. ML:1.7 0.0003521155 0.32 AML other m 2023-12-09T18:15:53.15
IV.LIBRI.HNN. ML:2.0 0.0007883500500000001 0.2432 AML other m 2023-12-09T18:15:54.78
IV.IVGP.HHE. ML:2.3 0.0010105 0.2 AML other m 2023-12-09T18:15:55.86
IV.IVGP.HHN. ML:2.2 0.0007478374 0.2432 AML other m 2023-12-09T18:15:54.80
IV.IVUG.HHN. ML:2.3 0.00113 0.2 AML other m 2023-12-09T18:15:56.38
IV.MRCB.HHE. ML:2.2 0.0004295 0.26 AML other m 2023-12-09T18:16:01.66
IV.MRCB.HHN. ML:2.0 0.0002845 1.82 AML other m 2023-12-09T18:16:02.04
IV.IFIL.HHE. ML:2.9 0.0015899999999999998 0.42 AML other m 2023-12-09T18:16:08.43
IV.IFIL.HHN. ML:2.6 0.0006898611499999999 0.2176 AML other m 2023-12-09T18:16:09.45
IV.SICLA.EHE. ML:2.1 0.0003736785 0.3072 AML other m 2023-12-09T18:16:02.48
IV.SICLA.EHN. ML:2.1 0.0003532165 0.32 AML other m 2023-12-09T18:16:00.20
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