Earthquake (controlled explosion) with magnitude of Md 2.0 on date 29-10-2019 and time 11:54:22 (Italy) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude Md 2.0 (controlled explosion) earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 29-10-2019 10:54:22 (UTC)
  • 29-10-2019 11:54:22 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.15, 15.57 at 0 km depth.

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

Event type: controlled explosion.

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
Messina ME 6 238439 238439
Reggio di Calabria RC 8 183035 421474
Villa San Giovanni RC 10 13784 435258
Campo Calabro RC 11 4536 439794
Fiumara RC 13 1018 440812
Saponara ME 13 3988 444800
Rometta ME 14 6650 451450
Calanna RC 14 934 452384
Scaletta Zanclea ME 15 2140 454524
Laganadi RC 15 413 454937
Itala ME 16 1640 456577
Villafranca Tirrena ME 16 8584 465161
San Roberto RC 16 1750 466911
Monforte San Giorgio ME 16 2777 469688
Sant'Alessio in Aspromonte RC 17 343 470031
Scilla RC 18 4964 474995
Roccavaldina ME 18 1133 476128
Cardeto RC 18 1641 477769
Valdina ME 18 1355 479124
Alì ME 19 768 479892
San Pier Niceto ME 19 2837 482729
Spadafora ME 19 5021 487750
Santo Stefano in Aspromonte RC 19 1263 489013
Motta San Giovanni RC 19 6208 495221
Venetico ME 20 3911 499132
Torregrotta ME 20 7431 506563

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
6 Km S of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
8 Km NW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
69 Km NE of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
83 Km NE 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 100 Md 2.0 2019-10-29
10:54:22
38.15 15.57 0 2019-10-29
11:29:01
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 73512561
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-10-29 10:54:22 ± 0.16
Latitude 38.15 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.57 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 0 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV
Event type controlled explosion
Origin ID 73512561

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1410
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 930
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 353
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1410
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 92
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 14
Number of defining phases 11
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.42
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.74464
Number of stations at which the event was observed 14
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 11
Magnitude information

Md:2

Field Value
Value 2
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 5
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 73512561
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-10-29 11:29:01
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.SPS2.HHZ. 2019-10-29T10:55:05.61 3.0 undecidable manual S 0.42 0
IV.RAFF.HHZ. 2019-10-29T10:54:47.64 3.0 positive manual P 0.35 0
IV.CAR1.HHZ. 2019-10-29T10:54:44.42 3.0 positive manual P -1.01 0
IV.PLAC.HHZ. 2019-10-29T10:54:37.08 0.6 undecidable manual P 66 0.7446 50 -0.98 34
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2019-10-29T10:54:33.09 0.6 undecidable manual P 297 0.518 90 -0.93 37
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2019-10-29T10:54:30.14 1.0 undecidable manual P 251 0.3615 90 -0.4 23
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2019-10-29T10:54:30.47 0.3 positive manual P 101 0.3867 90 -0.62 65
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2019-10-29T10:54:29.39 0.1 undecidable manual P 237 0.3184 90 -0.19 98
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2019-10-29T10:54:28.49 0.1 positive manual P 66 0.2779 90 -0.19 99
IV.GMB.BHZ. 2019-10-29T10:54:27.21 0.1 undecidable manual P 84 0.2032 90 0.19 100
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2019-10-29T10:54:26.60 0.1 positive manual P 270 0.1718 90 0.28 99
IV.SICLA.EHZ. 2019-10-29T10:54:26.27 0.1 positive manual P 45 0.1574 90 0.27 99
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2019-10-29T10:54:26.89 0.1 positive manual P 145 0.1745 90 0.51 94
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2019-10-29T10:54:25.68 0.1 undecidable manual P 337 0.1277 90 0.34 98
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MSRU.HHZ. Md:2.2 32 END duration s
IV.SICLA.EHZ. Md:2 26 END duration s
IV.MPNC.HHZ. Md:2 24 END duration s
IV.MTTG.HHZ. Md:2.2 31 END duration s
MN.CEL.HHZ. Md:1.7 17 END duration s
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
Focal Mechanism in the area
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