Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.8 on date 05-12-2019 and time 03:57:29 (UTC) in region Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.8 earthquake occured in region: Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina), on

  • 05-12-2019 03:57:29 (UTC)
  • 05-12-2019 04:57:29 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.21, 15.16 at 11 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
Milazzo ME 7 31646 31646
Terme Vigliatore ME 8 7395 39041
Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto ME 8 41583 80624
Merì ME 8 2338 82962
San Filippo del Mela ME 10 7115 90077
Rodì Milici ME 11 2056 92133
Furnari ME 12 3784 95917
Falcone ME 12 2808 98725
Castroreale ME 13 2504 101229
Pace del Mela ME 13 6239 107468
Santa Lucia del Mela ME 13 4650 112118
Oliveri ME 13 2181 114299
Mazzarrà Sant'Andrea ME 13 1531 115830
Gualtieri Sicaminò ME 14 1807 117637
Condrò ME 15 493 118130
Torregrotta ME 17 7431 125561
San Pier Niceto ME 17 2837 128398
Venetico ME 18 3911 132309
Valdina ME 18 1355 133664
Tripi ME 18 873 134537
Basicò ME 18 612 135149
Spadafora ME 19 5021 140170
Roccavaldina ME 19 1133 141303
Patti ME 19 13431 154734
Monforte San Giorgio ME 20 2777 157511

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
34 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
43 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
66 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
78 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 ML 1.8 2019-12-05
03:57:29
38.21 15.16 11 2020-02-28
16:42:21
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 75943421
Rev 100 ML 1.9 2019-12-05
03:57:29
38.21 15.16 11 2019-12-05
04:05:44
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 74330651
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-12-05 03:57:29 ± 0.09
Latitude 38.21 ± 0.00
Longitude 15.16 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 11 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 75943421

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 570
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 529
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 97
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 570
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 79
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 25
Number of defining phases 24
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.27
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.69158
Number of stations at which the event was observed 18
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 17
Magnitudes information

ML:1.8

Field Value
Value 1.8
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 13
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 75943421
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-01-28 11:09:40

ML:1.9

Field Value
Value 1.9
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 8
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 74330651
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-12-05 04:05:44
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.JOPP.HNN. 2019-12-05T03:57:43.55 0.6 undecidable manual P 54 0.6916 50 0.35 42
IV.ILLI.HHZ. 2019-12-05T03:57:41.66 3.0 undecidable manual S 0.15 0
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2019-12-05T03:57:40.74 0.6 undecidable manual P 84 0.5756 50 -0.47 42
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2019-12-05T03:57:40.50 0.6 undecidable manual S 78 0.2761 50 -0.12 48
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2019-12-05T03:57:40.46 0.6 undecidable manual S 234 0.2806 50 -0.31 46
IV.GMB.BHE. 2019-12-05T03:57:40.99 0.6 undecidable manual P 94 0.5234 50 0.67 39
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2019-12-05T03:57:39.71 1.0 undecidable manual P 212 0.4524 50 0.6 21
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2019-12-05T03:57:39.40 0.1 undecidable manual S 167 0.2419 50 -0.2 95
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2019-12-05T03:57:39.19 0.6 undecidable manual P 249 0.482 50 -0.43 43
IV.EMSG.HHN. 2019-12-05T03:57:39.43 0.6 undecidable manual P 204 0.4209 50 0.86 37
IV.EPIT.HHN. 2019-12-05T03:57:39.09 1.0 undecidable manual P 192 0.4047 50 0.81 19
IV.SICLA.EHN. 2019-12-05T03:57:38.64 0.6 undecidable manual P 83 0.4344 50 -0.16 46
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2019-12-05T03:57:38.68 0.6 undecidable manual S 320 0.223 50 -0.36 46
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2019-12-05T03:57:37.00 0.3 undecidable manual S 112 0.1601 121 -0.08 74
IV.ECTS.EHZ. 2019-12-05T03:57:37.27 0.3 undecidable manual P 186 0.3265 50 0.32 68
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2019-12-05T03:57:37.70 0.6 undecidable manual S 187 0.1799 118 -0.06 49
IV.IVGP.HHN. 2019-12-05T03:57:36.48 0.6 undecidable manual P 320 0.2482 50 0.87 38
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2019-12-05T03:57:35.97 0.6 undecidable manual P 234 0.2806 50 -0.2 47
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2019-12-05T03:57:35.39 1.0 negative manual P 167 0.2419 50 -0.11 24
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2019-12-05T03:57:35.95 0.3 undecidable manual P 78 0.2761 50 -0.14 71
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2019-12-05T03:57:34.29 0.3 undecidable manual P 187 0.1799 118 -0.15 73
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2019-12-05T03:57:34.03 0.1 undecidable manual P 112 0.1601 121 -0.01 100
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2019-12-05T03:57:34.98 0.3 undecidable manual P 320 0.223 50 -0.19 71
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2019-12-05T03:57:34.70 0.3 undecidable manual S 39 0.0827 139 -0.09 75
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2019-12-05T03:57:32.81 0.1 undecidable manual P 39 0.0827 139 0.09 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MILZ.HHN. ML:2 0.00118187885 0.1408 AML other m 2019-12-05T03:57:35.39
IV.MILZ.HHE. ML:2.2 0.002287392 0.2592 AML other m 2019-12-05T03:57:35.39
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:1.9 0.0006302243 0.1216 AML other m 2019-12-05T03:57:37.96
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:1.6 0.00031781195 0.3008 AML other m 2019-12-05T03:57:40.76
IV.NOV.HHN. ML:2 0.00080184955 0.1408 AML other m 2019-12-05T03:57:38.19
IV.NOV.HHE. ML:2.1 0.0008538478 0.2816 AML other m 2019-12-05T03:57:38.57
IV.IVPL.HHE. ML:1.7 0.0002889115 0.3008 AML other m 2019-12-05T03:57:43.24
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:1.7 0.0002899339 0.1792 AML other m 2019-12-05T03:57:40.01
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:1.7 0.00025950845 0.16 AML other m 2019-12-05T03:57:40.09
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:1.7 0.00022571815 0.2784 AML other m 2019-12-05T03:57:41.15
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:1.6 0.00018388715 0.1408 AML other m 2019-12-05T03:57:41.28
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:1.4 0.00011043921 0.1792 AML other m 2019-12-05T03:57:40.86
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:1.4 0.00010457325 0.1376 AML other m 2019-12-05T03:57:41.14
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