Earthquake with magnitude of Md 4.3 on date 14-02-1999 and time 11:45:53 (UTC) in region Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina)

A magnitude Md 4.3 earthquake occured in region: Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina), on

  • 14-02-1999 11:45:53 (UTC)
  • 14-02-1999 12:45:53 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.18, 15.02 at 12 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV.

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
Patti ME 7 13431 13431
Oliveri ME 7 2181 15612
Montagnareale ME 8 1615 17227
Falcone ME 9 2808 20035
Librizzi ME 11 1660 21695
Gioiosa Marea ME 11 7074 28769
Furnari ME 13 3784 32553
Terme Vigliatore ME 14 7395 39948
Piraino ME 14 3962 43910
Basicò ME 14 612 44522
Sant'Angelo di Brolo ME 14 3090 47612
Mazzarrà Sant'Andrea ME 15 1531 49143
San Piero Patti ME 15 2915 52058
Rodì Milici ME 15 2056 54114
Tripi ME 16 873 54987
Raccuja ME 17 1041 56028
Brolo ME 17 5783 61811
Montalbano Elicona ME 18 2287 64098
Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto ME 18 41583 105681
Sinagra ME 18 2705 108386
Ficarra ME 19 1469 109855
Castroreale ME 19 2504 112359
Ucria ME 19 1058 113417

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
47 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
55 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
65 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
76 Km N of Catania (314555 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 Md 4.3
ML-VAX 3.9
1999-02-14
11:45:53
38.18 15.02 12 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 359299
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1999-02-14 11:45:53 ± 0.141
Latitude 38.18 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.02 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 12 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 359299

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) 1456.6
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 74
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 71
Number of defining phases 71
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.8
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00308
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.08338
Number of stations at which the event was observed 64
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 64
Magnitudes information

Md:4.3

Field Value
Value 4.3
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 5
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 359299
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 22:36:54

ML:3.9

Field Value
Value 3.9
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 35
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 359299
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
--.BNI.Z. 1999-02-14T11:48:10.16 10.0 undecidable manual PN 320 0.0834 3.69 0
--.ORO.Z. 1999-02-14T11:48:07.50 10.0 undecidable manual PN 327 0.0818 3.41 0
--.BR9.Z. 1999-02-14T11:48:05.76 10.0 undecidable manual PN 339 0.0807 3.41 0
--.DOI.Z. 1999-02-14T11:47:59.38 10.0 undecidable manual PN 320 0.0774 2.15 0
--.FVI.Z. 1999-02-14T11:47:58.79 10.0 undecidable manual PN 349 0.0771 1.99 0
--.PTCC.Z. 1999-02-14T11:47:55.32 10.0 undecidable manual PN 352 0.0747 2.06 0
--.CTI.Z. 1999-02-14T11:47:54.40 10.0 undecidable manual PN 343 0.0742 1.98 0
--.SAL.Z. 1999-02-14T11:47:54.55 10.0 undecidable manual PN 337 0.0733 3.63 0
--.GE9.Z. 1999-02-14T11:47:53.48 10.0 undecidable manual PN 351 0.0739 1.57 0
--.CKI.Z. 1999-02-14T11:47:51.81 10.0 undecidable manual PN 323 0.0722 2.39 0
--.BOB.Z. 1999-02-14T11:47:50.88 10.0 positive manual PN! 329 0.0701 4.72 0
--.EB9.Z. 1999-02-14T11:47:42.42 10.0 undecidable manual PN! 332 0.0641 5.37 0
--.GU9.Z. 1999-02-14T11:47:39.35 10.0 undecidable manual PN 333 0.0631 3.98 0
--.ZC9.Z. 1999-02-14T11:47:38.81 10.0 undecidable manual PN! 335 0.0618 5.27 0
--.PII.Z. 1999-02-14T11:47:31.47 10.0 undecidable manual PN 330 0.0584 3.14 0
--.PGD.Z. 1999-02-14T11:47:28.25 10.0 undecidable manual PN 337 0.0559 3.82 0
--.SFI.Z. 1999-02-14T11:47:27.61 10.0 undecidable manual PN 338 0.0558 3.33 0
--.CSNT.Z. 1999-02-14T11:47:24.42 10.0 undecidable manual PN 333 0.0539 2.98 0
--.FB9.Z. 1999-02-14T11:47:22.60 10.0 undecidable manual PN! 343 0.0518 4.33 0
--.GRFL.Z. 1999-02-14T11:47:22.40 10.0 undecidable manual PN 329 0.0525 2.78 0
--.SNTG.Z. 1999-02-14T11:47:16.10 10.0 undecidable manual PN 343 0.0478 3.95 0
--.ASS.Z. 1999-02-14T11:47:13.86 10.0 undecidable manual PN 340 0.0467 3.32 0
--.NRCA.Z. 1999-02-14T11:47:09.29 10.0 undecidable manual PN 343 0.0438 3.27 0
--.MNS.Z. 1999-02-14T11:47:04.49 10.0 undecidable manual PN 338 0.041 2.66 0
--.PQ9.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:56.14 10.0 undecidable manual PN 342 0.0363 1.61 0
--.RDP.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:55.70 10.0 undecidable manual PN 334 0.0359 1.8 0
--.FG2.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:51.63 10.0 undecidable manual PN 1 0.0325 2.73 0
--.FG3.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:50.30 10.0 undecidable manual PN 11 0.0323 1.78 0
--.RGNG.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:49.60 10.0 undecidable manual PN 7 0.0316 1.6 0
--.PLI2.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:48.29 10.0 undecidable manual PN 348 0.0308 2.06 0
--.RFI.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:45.13 10.0 undecidable manual PN 346 0.0289 1.79 0
--.SMB1.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:45.57 10.0 undecidable manual PN 356 0.0289 2.2 0
--.FG5.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:44.58 10.0 undecidable manual PN 3 0.0279 2.79 0
--.MAB1.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:44.15 10.0 undecidable manual PN 352 0.0278 2.39 0
--.LCI.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:43.69 10.0 undecidable manual PN 47 0.0289 0.34 0
--.FG4.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:42.56 10.0 undecidable manual PN 7 0.0267 2.57 0
--.VTB1.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:42.46 10.0 undecidable manual PN 354 0.0271 1.9 0
--.BRT.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:42.66 10.0 undecidable manual PN 30 0.0283 0.23 0
--.MRB1.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:41.20 10.0 undecidable manual PN 359 0.0264 1.67 0
--.CA9.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:39.43 10.0 undecidable manual PN 6 0.0246 2.7 0
--.LT9.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:38.59 10.0 undecidable manual PN 29 0.0251 1.11 0
--.MU9.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:36.34 10.0 undecidable manual PN 8 0.0234 1.42 0
--.CI9.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:36.41 10.0 undecidable manual PN 0 0.024 0.48 0
--.SGO.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:32.90 10.0 undecidable manual PN 5 0.0215 0.15 0.4
--.SL9.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:31.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 12 0.0202 0.84 0.6
--.ORI.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:30.51 10.0 undecidable manual PN 30 0.0195 1.55 0.8
--.PZI.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:29.64 10.0 undecidable manual SN 183 0.0101 -0.66 3
--.LVI.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:28.25 10.0 undecidable manual PN 265 0.019 -0.04 1
--.MGR.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:26.23 10.0 undecidable manual PN! 12 0.018 -0.38 1.1
--.ERC.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:25.36 10.0 undecidable manual PN 266 0.0172 -0.17 1.3
--.TDS.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:23.48 10.0 undecidable manual PN! 34 0.0161 -0.38 1.5
--.FAVR.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:21.69 10.0 undecidable manual PN! 230 0.0126 3.2 2.4
--.SOI.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:21.52 10.0 undecidable manual SG 97 0.0074 -0.12 3.2
--.GIB.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:20.78 10.0 undecidable manual SG 256 0.0072 -0.32 3.2
--.USI.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:18.89 10.0 undecidable manual PN! 290 0.0138 -1.35 2
--.GRI.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:15.90 10.0 undecidable manual PN 59 0.0113 -0.7 2.5
--.MEU.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:14.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 188 0.0097 -0.05 3
--.PZI.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:14.68 10.0 undecidable manual PN 183 0.0101 -0.01 3
--.SC9.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:12.85 10.0 undecidable manual SG 82 0.0049 -0.14 3.2
--.MO9.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:12.59 10.0 undecidable manual SG 108 0.005 -0.69 3.2
--.AU9.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:11.74 10.0 positive manual PG 170 0.0084 -0.21 3.2
--.SOI.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:09.32 10.0 positive manual PG 97 0.0074 -0.37 3.2
--.GIB.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:08.84 10.0 positive manual PG 256 0.0072 -0.54 3.2
--.CS9.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:08.81 10.0 positive manual PG 252 0.007 -0.22 3.2
--.ATN.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:07.50 10.0 undecidable manual SG 94 0.0031 0.54 3.2
--.MNO.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:06.59 10.0 undecidable manual SG 225 0.0032 -0.18 3.2
--.MO9.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:05.60 10.0 positive manual PG 108 0.005 0.2 3.2
--.SC9.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:04.70 10.0 positive manual PG 82 0.0049 0 3.2
--.MSI.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:02.59 10.0 undecidable manual PG 87 0.0037 0.3 3.2
--.MNO.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:01.82 10.0 positive manual PG 225 0.0032 0.72 3.2
--.ATN.Z. 1999-02-14T11:46:01.44 10.0 positive manual PG 94 0.0031 0.49 3.2
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