Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.9 on date 14-01-1985 and time 03:19:38 (Italy) in region 3 km W Castelgrande (PZ)

A magnitude Md 2.9 earthquake occured in region: 3 km W Castelgrande (PZ), on

  • 14-01-1985 02:19:38 (UTC)
  • 14-01-1985 03:19:38 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 40.78, 15.4 at 5 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
Castelgrande PZ 3 943 943
Pescopagano PZ 6 1910 2853
Santomenna SA 7 443 3296
Sant'Andrea di Conza AV 7 1539 4835
Muro Lucano PZ 8 5497 10332
Castelnuovo di Conza SA 8 619 10951
Laviano SA 8 1438 12389
Conza della Campania AV 10 1373 13762
Rapone PZ 11 990 14752
Colliano SA 11 3638 18390
Valva SA 12 1643 20033
Bella PZ 12 5171 25204
San Fele PZ 12 3004 28208
Cairano AV 13 326 28534
Calitri AV 14 4666 33200
Ruvo del Monte PZ 14 1083 34283
San Gregorio Magno SA 14 4286 38569
Ricigliano SA 15 1144 39713
Teora AV 15 1537 41250
Caposele AV 15 3483 44733
Calabritto AV 15 2391 47124
Palomonte SA 16 3985 51109
Buccino SA 17 5047 56156
Senerchia AV 17 842 56998
Oliveto Citra SA 17 3802 60800
Balvano PZ 17 1830 62630
Romagnano al Monte SA 17 368 62998
Andretta AV 18 1927 64925
Baragiano PZ 20 2671 67596
Contursi Terme SA 20 3394 70990

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
38 Km W of Potenza (67122 inhabitants)
40 Km NE of Battipaglia (50786 inhabitants)
53 Km E of Avellino (54857 inhabitants)
55 Km E of Salerno (135261 inhabitants)
59 Km E of Cava de' Tirreni (53659 inhabitants)
65 Km SE of Benevento (60091 inhabitants)
68 Km SW of Cerignola (58396 inhabitants)
74 Km E of Scafati (50787 inhabitants)
77 Km S of Foggia (151991 inhabitants)
78 Km E of Castellammare di Stabia (66466 inhabitants)
87 Km E of Torre del Greco (86275 inhabitants)
88 Km E of Portici (55274 inhabitants)
88 Km E of Acerra (59573 inhabitants)
89 Km E of Ercolano (53709 inhabitants)
90 Km SW of Andria (100440 inhabitants)
93 Km E of Afragola (65057 inhabitants)
94 Km E of Casoria (77642 inhabitants)
95 Km SW of Barletta (94814 inhabitants)
95 Km E of Caserta (76326 inhabitants)
97 Km E of Napoli (974074 inhabitants)
97 Km W of Altamura (70396 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 Md 2.9 1985-01-14
02:19:38
40.78 15.4 5 2013-07-15
08:41:04
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 479
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1985-01-14 02:19:38 ± 0.304
Latitude 40.78 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.40 ± 0.05
Depth (km) 5 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 479

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) 4337.6
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 183
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 7
Number of defining phases 7
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) 0.0021
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.01036
Number of stations at which the event was observed 6
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 6
Magnitude information

Md:2.9

Field Value
Value 2.9
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 1
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 479
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 17:05:44
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.MSC.Z. 1985-01-14T02:20:02.40 10.0 undecidable manual PN 291 0.0104 1.13 0
--.SGG.Z. 1985-01-14T02:19:57.60 10.0 undecidable manual PG 308 0.0087 -0.79 0.2
--.FG4.Z. 1985-01-14T02:19:52.20 10.0 undecidable manual SG 13 0.0032 -0.35 0.4
--.FG5.Z. 1985-01-14T02:19:50.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 348 0.0045 0.31 1.5
--.FG4.Z. 1985-01-14T02:19:46.70 10.0 undecidable manual PG 13 0.0032 0.05 1.8
--.TR9.Z. 1985-01-14T02:19:44.90 10.0 negative manual PG 333 0.0026 -0.29 1.5
--.SGO.Z. 1985-01-14T02:19:43.70 10.0 positive manual PG 197 0.0021 -0.2 1.6
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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