Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.6 on date 24-09-2019 and time 14:42:37 (Italy) in region Costa Calabra sud occidentale (Catanzaro, Vibo Valentia, Reggio di Calabria)

A magnitude ML 1.6 earthquake occured in region: Costa Calabra sud occidentale (Catanzaro, Vibo Valentia, Reggio di Calabria), on

  • 24-09-2019 12:42:37 (UTC)
  • 24-09-2019 14:42:37 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.42, 15.88 at 16 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
Gioia Tauro RC 2 19864 19864
Rizziconi RC 8 7829 27693
San Ferdinando RC 8 4490 32183
Palmi RC 8 18930 51113
Seminara RC 10 2811 53924
Rosarno RC 12 14841 68765
MelicuccĂ  RC 14 930 69695
Nicotera VV 14 6290 75985
Taurianova RC 14 15636 91621
Varapodio RC 15 2160 93781
San Procopio RC 16 534 94315
Terranova Sappo Minulio RC 16 523 94838
Melicucco RC 16 5101 99939
Bagnara Calabra RC 17 10255 110194
Limbadi VV 17 3695 113889
Cosoleto RC 17 859 114748
Oppido Mamertina RC 18 5332 120080
Feroleto della Chiesa RC 18 1695 121775
Polistena RC 18 10496 132271
Sinopoli RC 18 2089 134360
Joppolo VV 18 1926 136286
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 18 4120 140406
Anoia RC 18 2212 142618
Molochio RC 19 2564 145182
Cinquefrondi RC 19 6539 151721
Cittanova RC 20 10410 162131
Maropati RC 20 1524 163655
Laureana di Borrello RC 20 5174 168829

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
38 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
40 Km NE of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
73 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 inhabitants)
82 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 2019-09-24
12:42:37
38.42 15.88 16 2020-02-28
16:42:19
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 75563381
Rev 100 ML 1.6 2019-09-24
12:42:37
38.42 15.88 16 2019-09-24
12:52:46
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 72724871
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-09-24 12:42:37 ± 0.11
Latitude 38.42 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.88 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 16 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 75563381

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 686
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 427
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 330
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 690
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 136
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 18
Number of defining phases 17
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.21
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.16458
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.86874
Number of stations at which the event was observed 11
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 10
Magnitudes information

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 10
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 75563381
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-01-15 14:31:49

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 10
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 72724871
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-09-24 12:52:46
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.PLAC.HHE. 2019-09-24T12:42:52.90 0.6 undecidable manual S 87 0.4416 97 0.21 46
IV.CAR1.HHZ. 2019-09-24T12:42:52.65 0.6 undecidable manual P 17 0.8687 93 -0.73 36
IV.AIO.HHE. 2019-09-24T12:42:50.86 0.6 undecidable manual P 228 0.6781 94 0.73 38
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2019-09-24T12:42:50.50 0.6 undecidable manual S 158 0.3786 99 -0.34 46
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2019-09-24T12:42:49.40 0.6 undecidable manual S 241 0.3301 101 -0.02 49
IV.IST3.HHZ. 2019-09-24T12:42:47.36 3.0 undecidable manual P 0.6277 -1.91 0
IV.GMB.BHZ. 2019-09-24T12:42:47.10 0.3 undecidable manual S 188 0.259 105 -0.28 71
IV.MPNC.HHN. 2019-09-24T12:42:46.93 0.6 undecidable manual P 236 0.4955 96 -0.09 47
IV.PLAC.HHE. 2019-09-24T12:42:46.03 0.3 undecidable manual P 87 0.4416 97 -0.06 71
IV.FERC.HNE. 2019-09-24T12:42:45.80 0.3 undecidable manual S 82 0.1996 112 0.09 74
IV.SICLA.EHZ. 2019-09-24T12:42:45.90 0.3 undecidable manual S 217 0.2104 110 -0.11 74
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2019-09-24T12:42:44.32 0.3 undecidable manual P 241 0.3301 101 0.11 73
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2019-09-24T12:42:44.70 0.3 undecidable manual S 175 0.1646 118 -0.08 76
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2019-09-24T12:42:44.95 0.3 positive manual P 158 0.3786 99 -0.08 72
IV.GMB.BHZ. 2019-09-24T12:42:43.16 0.3 undecidable manual P 188 0.259 105 0.13 73
IV.FERC.HNE. 2019-09-24T12:42:42.11 0.1 undecidable manual P 82 0.1996 112 0.04 100
IV.SICLA.EHZ. 2019-09-24T12:42:42.31 0.3 undecidable manual P 217 0.2104 110 0.07 75
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2019-09-24T12:42:41.69 0.1 undecidable manual P 175 0.1646 118 0.16 98
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
MN.CEL.HHN. ML:1.8 0.00039640715 0.1792 AML other m 2019-09-24T12:42:44.98
MN.CEL.HNN. ML:1.8 0.0003775007 0.16 AML other m 2019-09-24T12:42:44.99
MN.CEL.HHE. ML:1.5 0.0002104501 0.1216 AML other m 2019-09-24T12:42:45.04
MN.CEL.HNE. ML:1.5 0.000218238 0.3584 AML other m 2019-09-24T12:42:45.75
IV.SICLA.EHN. ML:1.6 0.00020178465 0.2816 AML other m 2019-09-24T12:42:46.42
IV.GMB.BHE. ML:2 0.0005062485 0.16 AML other m 2019-09-24T12:42:48.78
IV.GMB.BHN. ML:2.3 0.00096726075 0.1216 AML other m 2019-09-24T12:42:47.98
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:1.7 0.000180762 0.16 AML other m 2019-09-24T12:42:51.52
IV.SOI.EHN. ML:1.4 7.1870845E-5 0.1792 AML other m 2019-09-24T12:42:51.80
IV.SOI.EHE. ML:1.4 7.2692525E-5 0.2816 AML other m 2019-09-24T12:42:52.44
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