Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.0 on date 15-09-2020 and time 05:09:15 (UTC) in region Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina)

A magnitude ML 2.0 earthquake occured in region: Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina), on

  • 15-09-2020 05:09:15 (UTC)
  • 15-09-2020 07:09:15 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.37, 15.24 at 116 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
Milazzo ME 16 31646 31646
Venetico ME 20 3911 35557
Spadafora ME 20 5021 40578

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
34 Km NW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
45 Km NW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
84 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
97 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
Recent and historical Seismicity
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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 2.0 2020-09-15
05:09:15
38.37 15.24 116 2021-02-26
14:55:57
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 83553231
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.9 2020-09-15
05:09:14
38.45 15.17 121 2020-09-15
05:16:53
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 82917711
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-09-15 05:09:15 ± 0.17
Latitude 38.37 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.24 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 116 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 83553231

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1335
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 914
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 166
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1330
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 75
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 33
Number of defining phases 32
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.23
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 1.94254
Number of stations at which the event was observed 21
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 20
Magnitudes information

ML:2

Field Value
Value 2
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 10
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 83553231
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-10-06 13:04:20

ML:1.9

Field Value
Value 1.9
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 82917711
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-09-15 05:16:53
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.ACATE.HNZ. 2020-09-15T05:10:15.58 3.0 undecidable manual Sg 1.6 0
IV.SERS.HNN. 2020-09-15T05:09:59.64 0.6 undecidable manual S 59 1.313 124 -0.01 40
IV.PLAC.HHE. 2020-09-15T05:09:52.36 0.6 undecidable manual S 85 0.9425 134 -0.4 40
IV.SCHR.EHN. 2020-09-15T05:09:49.15 1.0 undecidable manual P 19 1.9425 114 0.5 13
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2020-09-15T05:09:48.93 0.3 undecidable manual S 114 0.7042 143 -0.06 69
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2020-09-15T05:09:46.84 0.3 undecidable manual S 102 0.5243 151 0.2 70
IV.BULG.HHN. 2020-09-15T05:09:46.00 0.6 undecidable manual P 4 1.7141 117 0.21 31
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2020-09-15T05:09:46.79 0.3 undecidable manual S 64 0.5594 149 -0.28 67
IV.MTTG.HHE. 2020-09-15T05:09:46.85 0.6 undecidable manual S 135 0.5126 152 0.34 45
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2020-09-15T05:09:45.12 0.3 undecidable manual S 193 0.348 160 0.22 71
IV.AIO.HHE. 2020-09-15T05:09:45.53 0.3 undecidable manual S 181 0.3957 157 0.22 71
IV.MPNC.HHN. 2020-09-15T05:09:44.35 0.6 undecidable manual S 158 0.2374 166 0.23 49
IV.IVUG.HHZ. 2020-09-15T05:09:44.08 0.3 undecidable manual S 278 0.2005 168 0.16 75
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2020-09-15T05:09:43.98 0.3 undecidable manual S 273 0.2032 168 0.04 77
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2020-09-15T05:09:42.98 0.6 undecidable manual S 184 0.0953 174 -0.56 46
IV.SERS.HNN. 2020-09-15T05:09:41.09 0.6 undecidable manual P 59 1.313 124 0.08 40
IV.CET2.HHZ. 2020-09-15T05:09:41.13 0.6 undecidable manual P 25 1.2878 125 0.41 37
IV.CAR1.HHN. 2020-09-15T05:09:39.76 0.1 undecidable manual P 40 1.1655 128 0.4 77
IV.SPS2.HHZ. 2020-09-15T05:09:39.44 0.6 undecidable manual P 42 1.2591 125 -0.96 30
IV.PLAC.HHE. 2020-09-15T05:09:37.43 0.1 undecidable manual P 85 0.9425 134 0.39 81
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2020-09-15T05:09:34.84 0.3 undecidable manual P 114 0.7042 143 -0.02 69
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2020-09-15T05:09:33.93 0.1 undecidable manual P 237 0.6079 147 -0.17 92
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2020-09-15T05:09:33.25 0.3 undecidable manual P 102 0.5243 151 -0.25 69
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2020-09-15T05:09:33.92 0.6 undecidable manual P 64 0.5594 149 0.17 46
IV.MTTG.HHE. 2020-09-15T05:09:33.46 0.1 undecidable manual P 135 0.5126 152 0.03 96
IV.AIO.HHE. 2020-09-15T05:09:32.66 0.1 undecidable manual P 181 0.3957 157 -0.07 98
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2020-09-15T05:09:32.78 0.3 undecidable manual P 193 0.348 160 0.28 70
IV.MUCR.HHE. 2020-09-15T05:09:32.94 0.1 undecidable manual P 222 0.4326 156 0 98
IV.ILOS.HHZ. 2020-09-15T05:09:32.32 0.3 undecidable manual P 289 0.241 166 0.26 72
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2020-09-15T05:09:31.85 0.3 undecidable manual P 273 0.2032 168 -0.09 76
IV.MPNC.HHN. 2020-09-15T05:09:31.70 0.1 undecidable manual P 158 0.2374 166 -0.35 95
IV.IVUG.HHZ. 2020-09-15T05:09:31.80 0.1 undecidable manual P 278 0.2005 168 -0.13 100
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2020-09-15T05:09:31.33 0.1 undecidable manual P 184 0.0953 174 -0.38 97
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
MN.CEL.HHN. ML:1.8 4.67E-5 0.92 AML other m 2020-09-15T05:09:48.67
MN.CEL.HHE. ML:2 6.265E-5 1.32 AML other m 2020-09-15T05:09:49.30
IV.MILZ.HHN. ML:2.3 0.00015272925 1.8208 AML other m 2020-09-15T05:09:43.19
IV.MILZ.HHE. ML:2.4 0.00019817205 1.2192 AML other m 2020-09-15T05:09:44.12
IV.IVPL.HHE. ML:2 6.9788325E-5 2.9984 AML other m 2020-09-15T05:09:45.04
IV.IVPL.HHN. ML:1.9 5.74696E-5 0.9408 AML other m 2020-09-15T05:09:43.68
IV.NOV.HHE. ML:2.3 0.00014056545 1.4176 AML other m 2020-09-15T05:09:47.68
IV.NOV.HHN. ML:2 7.0192675E-5 2.1792 AML other m 2020-09-15T05:09:47.19
IV.SOI.EHN. ML:1.8 3.757017E-5 0.8576 AML other m 2020-09-15T05:09:48.84
IV.SOI.EHE. ML:1.7 3.1588395E-5 2.8416 AML other m 2020-09-15T05:09:50.37
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