Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.8 on date 24-09-2020 and time 15:02:11 (UTC) in region Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina)

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

  • 24-09-2020 15:02:11 (UTC)
  • 24-09-2020 17:02:11 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.18, 14.57 at 7 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
Sant'Agata di Militello ME 14 12624 12624
Acquedolci ME 14 5744 18368
Torrenova ME 14 4386 22754
Capri Leone ME 15 4515 27269
Capo d'Orlando ME 16 13254 40523
San Marco d'Alunzio ME 17 1996 42519
Militello Rosmarino ME 18 1324 43843
San Fratello ME 19 3707 47550
Mirto ME 20 974 48524
Frazzanò ME 20 711 49235

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
82 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
87 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
88 Km NW of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
88 Km NE of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
93 Km E of Bagheria (55387 inhabitants)
95 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 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 1.8 2020-09-24
15:02:11
38.18 14.57 7 2021-02-26
14:56:10
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 85318931
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.7 2020-09-24
15:02:11
38.16 14.55 9 2020-09-24
15:10:11
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 83200801
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-09-24 15:02:11 ± 0.27
Latitude 38.18 ± 0.01
Longitude 14.57 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 7 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 85318931

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1027
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 756
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 161
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1030
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 105
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 14
Number of defining phases 14
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.36
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.14839
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.5306
Number of stations at which the event was observed 7
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 7
Magnitudes information

ML:1.7

Field Value
Value 1.7
Uncertainty 0.4
Num. used stations 14
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 83200801
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-09-24 15:10:11

ML:1.8

Field Value
Value 1.8
Uncertainty 0.5
Num. used stations 16
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 85318931
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-12-09 14:43:29
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2020-09-24T15:02:30.57 0.6 undecidable manual S 80 0.5306 50 0.44 44
IV.CSLB.HHZ. 2020-09-24T15:02:28.07 0.3 undecidable manual S 239 0.4676 50 -0.2 71
IV.GIB.HHZ. 2020-09-24T15:02:28.79 0.3 undecidable manual S 246 0.4649 50 0.59 64
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2020-09-24T15:02:27.87 0.6 undecidable manual S 109 0.4748 50 -0.61 42
IV.IACL.HHZ. 2020-09-24T15:02:26.27 0.3 undecidable manual S 335 0.3885 50 0.34 70
IV.PLLN.EHZ. 2020-09-24T15:02:26.21 0.6 undecidable manual S 241 0.3822 50 0.48 45
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2020-09-24T15:02:22.73 0.3 undecidable manual P 80 0.5306 50 0.65 62
IV.GIB.HHZ. 2020-09-24T15:02:20.81 0.3 undecidable manual P 246 0.4649 50 -0.16 71
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2020-09-24T15:02:20.88 0.1 undecidable manual P 109 0.4748 50 -0.25 93
IV.CSLB.HHZ. 2020-09-24T15:02:20.55 0.1 undecidable manual P 239 0.4676 50 -0.46 89
IV.PLLN.EHZ. 2020-09-24T15:02:19.36 0.1 undecidable manual P 241 0.3822 50 -0.18 96
IV.IACL.HHZ. 2020-09-24T15:02:19.18 0.3 undecidable manual P 335 0.3885 50 -0.47 68
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2020-09-24T15:02:17.52 0.1 undecidable manual S 172 0.1484 113 0.21 100
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2020-09-24T15:02:14.74 1.0 positive manual P 172 0.1484 113 0.06 26
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MSFR.HHE. ML:0 0.00016443755 0.2176 AML other m 2020-09-24T15:02:17.71
IV.MSFR.HHN. ML:0 0.00014202585 0.2048 AML other m 2020-09-24T15:02:18.71
IV.IACL.HHN. ML:0 0.0002518854 0.1792 AML other m 2020-09-24T15:02:26.54
IV.IACL.HHE. ML:0 0.00026268465 0.2176 AML other m 2020-09-24T15:02:27.81
IV.PLLN.EHN. ML:0 0.0001515367 0.3072 AML other m 2020-09-24T15:02:28.19
IV.PLLN.EHE. ML:0 9.876093E-5 0.3456 AML other m 2020-09-24T15:02:29.17
IV.CSLB.HHN. ML:0 3.3426005E-5 0.2304 AML other m 2020-09-24T15:02:29.23
IV.CSLB.HHE. ML:0 2.995151E-5 0.2432 AML other m 2020-09-24T15:02:29.85
IV.NOV.HHN. ML:0 0.0002306718 0.2176 AML other m 2020-09-24T15:02:29.98
IV.NOV.HHE. ML:0 0.0002692252 0.3584 AML other m 2020-09-24T15:02:30.38
IV.GIB.HHE. ML:0 7.402163E-5 0.3712 AML other m 2020-09-24T15:02:30.85
IV.GIB.HHN. ML:0 8.3086095E-5 0.5632 AML other m 2020-09-24T15:02:31.90
IV.MILZ.HHN. ML:0 0.000357071 0.4608 AML other m 2020-09-24T15:02:31.43
IV.MILZ.HHE. ML:0 0.00064171015 0.5632 AML other m 2020-09-24T15:02:31.51
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