Earthquake with magnitude of Md 3.0 on date 03-05-1992 and time 01:31:04 (UTC) in region Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina)

A magnitude Md 3.0 earthquake occured in region: Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina), on

  • 03-05-1992 01:31:04 (UTC)
  • 03-05-1992 03:31:04 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.2, 15.16 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
Terme Vigliatore ME 7 7395 7395
Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto ME 8 41583 48978
Milazzo ME 8 31646 80624
Merì ME 9 2338 82962
Rodì Milici ME 10 2056 85018
San Filippo del Mela ME 11 7115 92133
Furnari ME 11 3784 95917
Falcone ME 11 2808 98725
Oliveri ME 12 2181 100906
Castroreale ME 12 2504 103410
Mazzarrà Sant'Andrea ME 12 1531 104941
Santa Lucia del Mela ME 13 4650 109591
Pace del Mela ME 13 6239 115830
Gualtieri Sicaminò ME 15 1807 117637
Condrò ME 15 493 118130
Torregrotta ME 17 7431 125561
Tripi ME 17 873 126434
Basicò ME 17 612 127046
San Pier Niceto ME 18 2837 129883
Patti ME 18 13431 143314
Venetico ME 18 3911 147225
Valdina ME 19 1355 148580
Roccavaldina ME 19 1133 149713
Spadafora ME 19 5021 154734
Montagnareale ME 20 1615 156349

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
35 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
44 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
65 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
78 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
Recent and historical Seismicity
Seismic hazard
Shakemap
Felt maps
Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Rev 1000 Md 3.0 1992-05-03
01:31:04
38.2 15.16 8 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 163489
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1992-05-03 01:31:04 ± 0.209
Latitude 38.20 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.16 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 8 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 163489

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description horizontal uncertainty
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter)
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter)
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi)
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1543.8
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 63
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 36
Number of defining phases 36
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.5
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00219
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.01757
Number of stations at which the event was observed 23
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 23
Magnitude information

Md:3

Field Value
Value 3
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 163489
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 19:32:47
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.MEU.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:42.24 10.0 undecidable manual SN 193 0.01 0.4 0.6
--.CVT.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:39.14 10.0 undecidable manual PN 254 0.0174 2.02 0
--.AU9.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:38.90 10.0 undecidable manual SG 176 0.0085 1.19 0.2
--.MGR.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:37.46 10.0 undecidable manual PN 8 0.0176 0 1.2
--.GIB.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:36.37 10.0 undecidable manual SG 256 0.0082 0.57 0.5
--.CSI.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:35.80 10.0 undecidable manual PN 28 0.0163 0.37 1.1
--.ROI.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:35.20 10.0 undecidable manual PN 38 0.0158 0.55 0.9
--.TDS.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:34.20 10.0 undecidable manual PN 31 0.0155 -0.19 1.2
--.FAI.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:33.62 10.0 negative manual PN! 231 0.0134 2.51 0
--.SOI.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:29.60 10.0 undecidable manual SG 99 0.0064 -0.46 0.6
--.CZI.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:27.96 10.0 undecidable manual PN 36 0.0114 -0.04 1.5
--.GRI.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:27.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 57 0.0104 0.43 1.3
--.PZI.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:26.30 10.0 undecidable manual PN 188 0.0104 -0.39 1.4
--.MEU.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:25.32 10.0 positive manual PN 193 0.01 -0.59 2.3
--.MO9.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:23.12 10.0 undecidable manual SG 114 0.0041 1.65 0
--.AU9.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:22.33 10.0 undecidable manual PG 176 0.0085 -0.73 1
--.GIB.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:21.87 10.0 undecidable manual PG 256 0.0082 -0.56 1.4
--.MNO.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:21.99 10.0 undecidable manual SG 233 0.004 1.02 0.3
--.ME3.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:21.00 10.0 undecidable manual SG 112 0.0042 -0.54 0.6
--.SC9.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:20.91 10.0 undecidable manual SG 82 0.004 0.22 0.8
--.SOI.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:18.25 10.0 undecidable manual PG 99 0.0064 -0.55 1.5
--.GZ2.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:17.50 10.0 undecidable manual SG 79 0.0033 -0.97 0.3
--.MES.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:17.20 10.0 undecidable manual SG 90 0.0028 0.69 0.5
--.LPI.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:16.17 10.0 undecidable manual SG 328 0.003 -1.16 0.2
--.ATN.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:14.93 10.0 undecidable manual SG 99 0.0022 1 0.3
--.SC9.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:13.47 10.0 undecidable manual PG 82 0.004 -0.23 1.9
--.ME3.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:13.60 10.0 undecidable manual PG 112 0.0042 -0.59 1.4
--.MO9.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:13.90 10.0 undecidable manual PG 114 0.0041 -0.25 1.9
--.VLT.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:13.70 10.0 undecidable manual SG 320 0.0023 -0.64 0.5
--.MNO.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:13.24 10.0 undecidable manual PG 233 0.004 -0.62 1.3
--.GZ2.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:12.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 79 0.0033 -0.42 1.7
--.LLI.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:12.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 326 0.0026 1.12 0.5
--.LPI.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:11.26 10.0 undecidable manual PG 328 0.003 -0.5 1.5
--.MES.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:11.60 10.0 undecidable manual PG 90 0.0028 0.31 1.8
--.ATN.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:10.19 10.0 undecidable manual PG 99 0.0022 0.39 1.7
--.VLT.Z. 1992-05-03T01:31:10.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 320 0.0023 -0.04 2
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