Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.5 on date 08-05-2020 and time 02:26:39 (Italy) in region Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.5 earthquake occured in region: Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina), on

  • 08-05-2020 00:26:39 (UTC)
  • 08-05-2020 02:26:39 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.19, 15.06 at 8 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
Oliveri ME 7 2181 2181
Falcone ME 8 2808 4989
Patti ME 10 13431 18420
Terme Vigliatore ME 10 7395 25815
Furnari ME 11 3784 29599
Montagnareale ME 12 1615 31214
Mazzarrà Sant'Andrea ME 13 1531 32745
Rodì Milici ME 13 2056 34801
Librizzi ME 14 1660 36461
Basicò ME 14 612 37073
Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto ME 14 41583 78656
Gioiosa Marea ME 15 7074 85730
Tripi ME 16 873 86603
Milazzo ME 16 31646 118249
Castroreale ME 16 2504 120753
Merì ME 16 2338 123091
San Piero Patti ME 17 2915 126006
Piraino ME 18 3962 129968
Sant'Angelo di Brolo ME 18 3090 133058
San Filippo del Mela ME 18 7115 140173
Montalbano Elicona ME 19 2287 142460
Raccuja ME 20 1041 143501
Novara di Sicilia ME 20 1337 144838
Santa Lucia del Mela ME 20 4650 149488

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
43 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
52 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
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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Bulletin
Rev1000
ML 1.5 2020-05-08
00:26:39
38.19 15.06 8 2020-11-19
12:36:55
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 81549721
Reviewed
Rev200
ML 1.3 2020-05-08
00:26:39
38.17 15.07 10 2020-08-01
14:51:56
Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania) 78933941
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.5 2020-05-08
00:26:39
38.19 15.06 8 2020-05-08
00:32:25
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 78933831
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-05-08 00:26:39 ± 0.07
Latitude 38.19 ± 0.00
Longitude 15.06 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 8 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 81549721

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 488
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 143
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 246
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 490
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 73
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 22
Number of defining phases 22
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.26
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.19965
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.76892
Number of stations at which the event was observed 13
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 13
Magnitudes information

ML:1.5

Field Value
Value 1.5
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 8
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 81549721
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-08-01 14:54:27

ML:1.3

Field Value
Value 1.3
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 78933941
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-05-08 00:39:28

ML:1.5

Field Value
Value 1.5
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 8
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 78933831
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-05-08 00:32:25
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2020-05-08T00:26:54.26 0.6 undecidable manual S 248 0.4011 50 -0.45 44
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2020-05-08T00:26:54.55 0.3 undecidable manual P 57 0.7689 50 -0.12 66
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2020-05-08T00:26:53.08 0.6 undecidable manual S 78 0.3579 50 -0.34 45
IV.IACL.HHZ. 2020-05-08T00:26:52.74 0.3 undecidable manual P 302 0.6538 50 0.04 68
IV.ECTS.HHZ. 2020-05-08T00:26:52.48 0.6 undecidable manual S 172 0.3085 50 0.52 44
IV.IFIL.HHZ. 2020-05-08T00:26:51.20 0.3 undecidable manual P 315 0.5369 50 0.5 63
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2020-05-08T00:26:50.52 0.3 undecidable manual P 110 0.5333 50 -0.13 69
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2020-05-08T00:26:49.31 0.6 undecidable manual S 100 0.2311 108 0.2 48
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2020-05-08T00:26:49.65 0.3 undecidable manual S 148 0.2536 106 -0.3 70
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2020-05-08T00:26:48.09 0.3 undecidable manual S 226 0.2077 110 -0.15 73
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2020-05-08T00:26:48.61 0.3 undecidable manual S 341 0.1996 111 0.65 64
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2020-05-08T00:26:48.20 0.1 undecidable manual P 248 0.4011 50 -0.18 93
IV.IVGP.HHE. 2020-05-08T00:26:48.26 0.6 undecidable manual S 339 0.2239 108 -0.59 43
IV.IVUG.HHE. 2020-05-08T00:26:48.40 0.3 undecidable manual S 344 0.2167 109 -0.19 72
IV.ECTS.HHZ. 2020-05-08T00:26:47.16 0.1 undecidable manual P 172 0.3085 50 0.36 91
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2020-05-08T00:26:47.39 0.3 undecidable manual P 78 0.3579 50 -0.25 69
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2020-05-08T00:26:45.21 0.1 positive manual P 100 0.2311 108 0.06 99
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2020-05-08T00:26:45.72 0.1 undecidable manual P 148 0.2536 106 0.08 98
IV.IVGP.HHE. 2020-05-08T00:26:44.78 0.1 undecidable manual P 339 0.2239 108 -0.22 95
IV.IVUG.HHE. 2020-05-08T00:26:44.85 0.1 undecidable manual P 344 0.2167 109 0 100
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2020-05-08T00:26:44.68 0.1 undecidable manual P 226 0.2077 110 0.03 100
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2020-05-08T00:26:44.69 0.1 negative manual P 341 0.1996 111 0.2 96
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:1.4 0.000153 0.42 AML other m 2020-05-08T00:26:48.36
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:1.6 0.0002655 0.84 AML other m 2020-05-08T00:26:48.13
IV.IVPL.HHN. ML:1.6 0.0002885 0.18 AML other m 2020-05-08T00:26:49.78
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:1.6 0.0002485 1.34 AML other m 2020-05-08T00:26:49.83
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:1.4 0.0001365 0.84 AML other m 2020-05-08T00:26:50.75
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:1.5 0.000202 0.7 AML other m 2020-05-08T00:26:50.42
IV.IVPL.HHE. ML:1.6 0.0002815 0.5 AML other m 2020-05-08T00:26:50.65
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:1.4 0.0001385 1.4 AML other m 2020-05-08T00:26:52.03
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