Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.2 on date 07-09-2020 and time 23:42:21 (Italy) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.2 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 07-09-2020 21:42:21 (UTC)
  • 07-09-2020 23:42:21 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.81, 15.33 at 22 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
Giardini-Naxos ME 6 9415 9415
Taormina ME 6 10960 20375
Castelmola ME 7 1088 21463
Letojanni ME 8 2861 24324
Calatabiano CT 9 5308 29632
Gallodoro ME 10 367 29999
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 11 9623 39622
Gaggi ME 11 3184 42806
Forza d'Agrò ME 11 911 43717
Mongiuffi Melia ME 11 600 44317
Sant'Alessio Siculo ME 12 1554 45871
Graniti ME 13 1492 47363
Mascali CT 13 14282 61645
Piedimonte Etneo CT 13 3963 65608
Roccafiorita ME 14 197 65805
Riposto CT 14 14838 80643
Limina ME 15 836 81479
Santa Teresa di Riva ME 15 9377 90856
Giarre CT 16 27659 118515
Savoca ME 16 1732 120247
Casalvecchio Siculo ME 16 842 121089
Motta Camastra ME 17 845 121934
Linguaglossa CT 17 5403 127337
Furci Siculo ME 17 3382 130719
Sant'Alfio CT 18 1582 132301
Roccalumera ME 19 4141 136442
Pagliara ME 20 1170 137612
Francavilla di Sicilia ME 20 3945 141557
Antillo ME 20 919 142476
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 20 3215 145691

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
27 Km NE of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
41 Km NE of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
43 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
47 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
84 Km N of Siracusa (122291 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 1.2 2020-09-07
21:42:21
37.81 15.33 22 2021-02-26
14:56:18
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 86951461
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.1 2020-09-07
21:42:21
37.8 15.35 11 2020-09-07
21:55:24
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 82718181
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-09-07 21:42:21 ± 0.08
Latitude 37.81 ± 0.00
Longitude 15.33 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 22 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 86951461

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 698
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 298
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 103
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 700
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 138
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 15
Number of defining phases 15
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.14
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.17537
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.68618
Number of stations at which the event was observed 10
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 10
Magnitudes information

ML:1.2

Field Value
Value 1.2
Uncertainty 0
Num. used stations 2
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 86951461
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2021-02-08 23:39:10

ML:1.1

Field Value
Value 1.1
Uncertainty 0
Num. used stations 2
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 82718181
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-09-07 21:55:24
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2020-09-07T21:42:41.67 0.6 undecidable manual S 218 0.59 101 0.12 47
IV.HAGA.HHE. 2020-09-07T21:42:40.48 0.6 undecidable manual S 195 0.5459 102 0.19 46
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2020-09-07T21:42:34.40 0.6 undecidable manual S 3 0.3327 112 0.16 48
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2020-09-07T21:42:34.61 0.1 undecidable manual P 197 0.6862 100 -0.02 92
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2020-09-07T21:42:33.01 0.3 undecidable manual P 218 0.59 101 0 71
MN.CEL.HHE. 2020-09-07T21:42:33.69 0.6 undecidable manual P 45 0.6295 101 0.01 46
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2020-09-07T21:42:32.69 0.6 undecidable manual S 325 0.2626 119 0.33 48
IV.HAGA.HHE. 2020-09-07T21:42:32.25 0.1 undecidable manual P 195 0.5459 102 -0.03 95
IV.MILZ.HHE. 2020-09-07T21:42:30.65 0.6 undecidable manual P 350 0.4641 105 -0.26 46
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2020-09-07T21:42:30.28 0.6 undecidable manual S 334 0.1754 132 0.04 51
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2020-09-07T21:42:29.04 0.1 undecidable manual P 57 0.348 111 0.02 98
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2020-09-07T21:42:28.62 0.3 undecidable manual P 3 0.3327 112 -0.17 73
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2020-09-07T21:42:27.87 0.1 undecidable manual P 325 0.2626 119 0.17 98
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2020-09-07T21:42:26.35 0.1 negative manual P 334 0.1754 132 -0.12 100
IV.ECTS.HHE. 2020-09-07T21:42:26.25 0.6 undecidable manual P 293 0.179 131 -0.27 48
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:1.2 7.42E-5 0.62 AML other m 2020-09-07T21:42:32.63
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:1.2 8.185E-5 0.26 AML other m 2020-09-07T21:42:32.82
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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