Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.6 on date 17-10-2020 and time 08:53:17 (Italy) in region Costa Calabra sud occidentale (Catanzaro, Vibo Valentia, Reggio di Calabria)

A magnitude ML 1.6 earthquake occured in region: Costa Calabra sud occidentale (Catanzaro, Vibo Valentia, Reggio di Calabria), on

  • 17-10-2020 06:53:17 (UTC)
  • 17-10-2020 08:53:17 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.61, 15.83 at 60 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
Ricadi VV 4 4900 4900
Joppolo VV 7 1926 6826
Spilinga VV 7 1464 8290
Drapia VV 10 2085 10375
Tropea VV 10 6441 16816
Zaccanopoli VV 11 752 17568
Nicotera VV 11 6290 23858
Parghelia VV 12 1300 25158
Limbadi VV 13 3695 28853
Zungri VV 15 1976 30829
Rombiolo VV 15 4569 35398
San Ferdinando RC 16 4490 39888
San Calogero VV 17 4315 44203
Zambrone VV 18 1775 45978
Filandari VV 18 1853 47831
Cessaniti VV 19 3290 51121
Rosarno RC 19 14841 65962
Ionadi VV 20 4238 70200

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
52 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
58 Km N of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
59 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 inhabitants)
74 Km W of Catanzaro (90612 inhabitants)
85 Km SW of Cosenza (67546 inhabitants)
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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 1.6 2020-10-17
06:53:17
38.61 15.83 60 2021-02-26
14:56:01
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 84157541
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.7 2020-10-17
06:53:17
38.62 15.81 62 2020-10-17
07:04:29
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 83838041
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-10-17 06:53:17 ± 0.2
Latitude 38.61 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.83 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 60 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 84157541

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1205
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 587
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 43
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1200
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 124
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 17
Number of defining phases 16
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) 0.795
Number of stations at which the event was observed 10
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 9
Magnitudes information

ML:1.7

Field Value
Value 1.7
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 17
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 83838041
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-10-17 07:04:29

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 15
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 84157541
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-10-26 14:24:41
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2020-10-17T06:53:41.74 0.6 undecidable manual S 190 0.6115 122 0.62 40
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2020-10-17T06:53:40.13 0.6 undecidable manual S 219 0.5918 123 -0.59 41
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2020-10-17T06:53:40.85 0.6 undecidable manual S 162 0.5621 125 0.73 39
IV.IST3.HHZ. 2020-10-17T06:53:39.42 0.6 undecidable manual S 293 0.5045 129 0.4 42
IV.PLAC.HHZ. 2020-10-17T06:53:38.90 0.3 undecidable manual S 108 0.5018 129 -0.07 69
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2020-10-17T06:53:36.22 0.3 undecidable manual S 172 0.3498 141 -0.17 70
IV.SERS.HHZ. 2020-10-17T06:53:33.43 0.1 undecidable manual P 57 0.795 114 -0.01 88
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2020-10-17T06:53:33.76 0.6 undecidable manual S 90 0.045 174 0.22 49
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2020-10-17T06:53:31.36 0.3 undecidable manual P 190 0.6115 122 0.16 67
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2020-10-17T06:53:30.62 0.3 undecidable manual P 219 0.5918 123 -0.35 65
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2020-10-17T06:53:30.82 0.3 undecidable manual P 162 0.5621 125 0.19 67
IV.IST3.HHZ. 2020-10-17T06:53:29.88 0.3 undecidable manual P 293 0.5045 129 -0.11 70
IV.PLAC.HHZ. 2020-10-17T06:53:29.89 0.1 undecidable manual P 108 0.5018 129 -0.07 92
IV.MSRU.HHE. 2020-10-17T06:53:28.72 0.3 undecidable manual P 216 0.4245 135 -0.44 66
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2020-10-17T06:53:28.41 0.1 negative manual P 172 0.3498 141 -0.06 96
IV.SICLA.EHZ. 2020-10-17T06:53:28.47 3.0 undecidable manual Pn -0.2 0
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2020-10-17T06:53:26.95 0.1 undecidable manual P 90 0.045 174 0.12 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.JOPP.HHN. ML:1.8 0.00013550484 1.9008 AML other m 2020-10-17T06:53:34.01
IV.JOPP.HHE. ML:1.8 0.000120701175 1.8208 AML other m 2020-10-17T06:53:34.97
MN.CEL.HHE. ML:1.7 8.1382415E-5 0.2592 AML other m 2020-10-17T06:53:36.75
MN.CEL.HHN. ML:1.6 6.6352715E-5 0.1408 AML other m 2020-10-17T06:53:36.93
MN.CEL.HNN. ML:1.7 7.829854E-5 0.3008 AML other m 2020-10-17T06:53:36.78
MN.CEL.HNE. ML:1.7 7.566389E-5 0.4608 AML other m 2020-10-17T06:53:36.99
IV.IST3.HHE. ML:1.9 0.000103816715 0.72 AML other m 2020-10-17T06:53:39.58
IV.PLAC.HHN. ML:1.2 1.993468E-5 0.3008 AML other m 2020-10-17T06:53:39.56
IV.PLAC.HNN. ML:1.5 4.483463E-5 1.6608 AML other m 2020-10-17T06:53:39.01
IV.PLAC.HHE. ML:1.5 3.925708E-5 1.6992 AML other m 2020-10-17T06:53:40.85
IV.IST3.HHN. ML:2.1 0.0001766646 0.32 AML other m 2020-10-17T06:53:40.46
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:2.2 0.0002107826 0.24 AML other m 2020-10-17T06:53:41.37
IV.SOI.EHE. ML:1.3 2.274563E-5 1.6608 AML other m 2020-10-17T06:53:42.94
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:2.1 0.000136976555 0.3008 AML other m 2020-10-17T06:53:42.20
IV.MTTG.HHN. ML:1.5 4.0830895E-5 0.56 AML other m 2020-10-17T06:53:47.09
IV.MTTG.HHE. ML:1.5 3.92024E-5 1.28 AML other m 2020-10-17T06:53:47.35
IV.SOI.EHN. ML:1.2 2.081301E-5 0.4416 AML other m 2020-10-17T06:53:49.87
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