Earthquake with magnitude of ML-VAX 3.0 on date 21-10-1998 and time 15:21:41 (Italy) in region Tirreno Meridionale (MARE)

A magnitude ML-VAX 3.0 earthquake occured in region: Tirreno Meridionale (MARE), on

  • 21-10-1998 13:21:41 (UTC)
  • 21-10-1998 15:21:41 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 40.35, 13.89 at 472 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

No Italian municipalities within 20 km distance.

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
58 Km S of Pozzuoli (81661 inhabitants)
63 Km SW of Napoli (974074 inhabitants)
63 Km SW of Castellammare di Stabia (66466 inhabitants)
63 Km SW of Torre del Greco (86275 inhabitants)
64 Km SW of Ercolano (53709 inhabitants)
66 Km SW of Portici (55274 inhabitants)
67 Km SW of Marano di Napoli (59874 inhabitants)
70 Km SW of Scafati (50787 inhabitants)
70 Km SW of Giugliano in Campania (122974 inhabitants)
71 Km SW of Casoria (77642 inhabitants)
73 Km SW of Afragola (65057 inhabitants)
75 Km SW of Aversa (53047 inhabitants)
78 Km SW of Acerra (59573 inhabitants)
80 Km SW of Cava de' Tirreni (53659 inhabitants)
82 Km W of Salerno (135261 inhabitants)
89 Km SW of Caserta (76326 inhabitants)
97 Km W of Battipaglia (50786 inhabitants)
99 Km SW of Avellino (54857 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
Rev 1000 ML-VAX 3.0 1998-10-21
13:21:41
40.35 13.89 472 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 353609
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1998-10-21 13:21:41 ± 2.223
Latitude 40.35 ± 0.03
Longitude 13.89 ± 0.08
Depth (km) 472 ± 20 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 353609

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) 7690.4
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 159
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 23
Number of defining phases 23
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.3
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00899
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.031
Number of stations at which the event was observed 21
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 21
Magnitude information

ML:3

Field Value
Value 3
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 16
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 353609
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2015-04-28 13:07:13
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.MO9.-. 1998-10-21T13:23:45.27 10.0 undecidable manual S 149 0.0245 1.05 0
--.SOI.E. 1998-10-21T13:23:43.79 10.0 undecidable manual S 143 0.0253 -1.67 0
--.PZI.Z. 1998-10-21T13:22:57.94 10.0 undecidable manual P 166 0.0304 0.36 0.6
--.FB9.Z. 1998-10-21T13:22:57.65 10.0 undecidable manual P 347 0.031 -0.41 0.5
--.MEU.Z. 1998-10-21T13:22:56.99 10.0 negative manual P 167 0.0298 0.05 1.7
--.MO9.Z. 1998-10-21T13:22:52.70 10.0 undecidable manual P 149 0.0245 -0.11 0.9
--.SOI.Z. 1998-10-21T13:22:52.50 10.0 undecidable manual P 143 0.0253 -0.85 0.1
--.MNO.Z. 1998-10-21T13:22:51.25 10.0 undecidable manual P 165 0.0223 0.79 0.2
--.MSI.Z. 1998-10-21T13:22:50.21 10.0 undecidable manual P 149 0.0224 -0.31 0.8
--.GRI.Z. 1998-10-21T13:22:50.39 10.0 undecidable manual P 127 0.0222 0.05 1
--.ATN.Z. 1998-10-21T13:22:50.21 10.0 negative manual P 151 0.0225 -0.33 1.5
--.SC9.Z. 1998-10-21T13:22:49.96 10.0 undecidable manual P 146 0.0227 -0.71 0.2
--.GIB.Z. 1998-10-21T13:22:49.74 10.0 negative manual P 178 0.0212 0.19 1.9
--.CS9.Z. 1998-10-21T13:22:49.90 10.0 negative manual P 177 0.0217 -0.02 2.1
--.MNS.Z. 1998-10-21T13:22:48.53 10.0 undecidable manual P 337 0.0201 -0.18 1
--.TDS.Z. 1998-10-21T13:22:47.82 10.0 undecidable manual P 110 0.0179 0.6 0.4
--.ORI.Z. 1998-10-21T13:22:47.42 10.0 negative manual P 98 0.0177 0.34 1.5
--.SL9.Z. 1998-10-21T13:22:44.00 10.0 negative manual P 88 0.0119 0.16 2
--.SDI.Z. 1998-10-21T13:22:44.11 10.0 undecidable manual P 358 0.0122 0.11 1
--.MU9.Z. 1998-10-21T13:22:43.15 10.0 undecidable manual P 71 0.0115 -0.51 0.5
--.SGO.Z. 1998-10-21T13:22:43.10 10.0 negative manual P 79 0.0099 0.05 2.1
--.MGR.Z. 1998-10-21T13:22:43.92 10.0 negative manual P 99 0.0115 0.25 1.8
--.CI9.Z. 1998-10-21T13:22:42.68 10.0 undecidable manual P 59 0.009 0.05 1.1
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