Earthquake with magnitude of ML 0.9 on date 16-04-2024 and time 15:38:08 (UTC) in region 1 km SE Basicò (ME)

A magnitude ML 0.9 earthquake occured in region: 1 km SE Basicò (ME), on

  • 16-04-2024 15:38:08 (UTC)
  • 16-04-2024 17:38:08 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.0540, 15.0690 at 10 km depth.

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

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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
Basicò ME 1 612 612
Tripi ME 3 873 1485
Montalbano Elicona ME 6 2287 3772
Novara di Sicilia ME 7 1337 5109
Falcone ME 7 2808 7917
Mazzarrà Sant'Andrea ME 7 1531 9448
Furnari ME 8 3784 13232
Oliveri ME 8 2181 15413
San Piero Patti ME 9 2915 18328
Librizzi ME 11 1660 19988
Rodì Milici ME 11 2056 22044
Fondachelli-Fantina ME 12 1019 23063
Terme Vigliatore ME 12 7395 30458
Patti ME 13 13431 43889
Castroreale ME 13 2504 46393
Montagnareale ME 14 1615 48008
Raccuja ME 14 1041 49049
Roccella Valdemone ME 14 666 49715
Malvagna ME 15 733 50448
Floresta ME 16 485 50933
Ucria ME 17 1058 51991
Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto ME 17 41583 93574
Moio Alcantara ME 17 717 94291
Sant'Angelo di Brolo ME 18 3090 97381
Antillo ME 18 919 98300
Francavilla di Sicilia ME 18 3945 102245
Santa Domenica Vittoria ME 18 980 103225
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 20 3215 106440
Sinagra ME 20 2705 109145
Motta Camastra ME 20 845 109990

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
45 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
50 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
51 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
61 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 0.9 2024-04-16
15:38:08
38.0542 15.0693 10 2024-04-16
15:48:34
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 126802461
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2024-04-16 15:38:08 ± 0.08
Latitude 38.0542 ± 0.0135
Longitude 15.0693 ± 0.0046
Depth (km) 10 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 126802461

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1468
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 334
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 183
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1470.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 150
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 14
Number of defining phases 12
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.17
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00000
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.37682
Number of stations at which the event was observed 9
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 7
Magnitude information

ML:0.9

Field Value
Value 0.9
Uncertainty 0.4
Num. used stations 8
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 126802461
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2024-04-16 15:48:34
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance(km) Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.HVZN.HHZ. 2024-04-16T15:38:19.51 3.0 undecidable manual P -0.03 0
IV.MCPD.HHZ. 2024-04-16T15:38:18.95 0.6 undecidable manual S 284 30.4473 50 -0.4 45
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2024-04-16T15:38:18.46 0.6 undecidable manual S 67 26.751 50 0.08 48
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2024-04-16T15:38:16.84 0.6 undecidable manual P 267 41.8248 50 0.31 45
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2024-04-16T15:38:15.46 0.6 undecidable manual S 266 17.0718 120 0.04 50
3D.OEM9.HNN. 2024-04-16T15:38:15.97 0.6 undecidable manual P 350 37.629 50 0.08 48
IV.LIBRI.HHZ. 2024-04-16T15:38:14.03 0.6 undecidable manual S 285 12.6762 128 -0.13 49
IV.MCPD.HHZ. 2024-04-16T15:38:14.64 0.3 undecidable manual P 284 30.4473 50 -0.14 71
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2024-04-16T15:38:14.15 1.0 positive manual P 67 26.751 50 -0.07 24
7C.SPAOL.HNZ. 2024-04-16T15:38:12.70 3.0 undecidable manual P -0.01 0
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2024-04-16T15:38:12.45 0.3 undecidable manual S 116 6.5934 147 -0.25 73
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2024-04-16T15:38:12.70 0.3 positive manual P 266 17.0718 120 0.19 72
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2024-04-16T15:38:11.04 0.1 negative manual P 116 6.5934 147 0.1 100
IV.LIBRI.HHZ. 2024-04-16T15:38:11.96 0.6 positive manual P 285 12.6762 128 0.18 49
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.NOV.HHN. ML:1.6 0.0005994999999999999 0.26 AML other m 2024-04-16T15:38:12.96
IV.NOV.HHE. ML:1.6 0.0006845 0.44 AML other m 2024-04-16T15:38:12.64
IV.LIBRI.HHE. ML:0.4 0.0000256265133 0.38 AML other m 2024-04-16T15:38:15.14
IV.LIBRI.HHN. ML:0.4 0.00002665835 0.3 AML other m 2024-04-16T15:38:14.33
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:0.8 0.00005083613 0.14 AML other m 2024-04-16T15:38:15.72
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:1.0 0.00007489967 0.24 AML other m 2024-04-16T15:38:15.70
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:1.0 0.000051304435 1.04 AML other m 2024-04-16T15:38:19.84
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:1.0 0.000049233199999999995 3.38 AML other m 2024-04-16T15:38:20.70
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