Earthquake with magnitude of Md 3.2 on date 16-12-2003 and time 02:11:15 (Italy) in region 4 km W Padula (SA)

A magnitude Md 3.2 earthquake occured in region: 4 km W Padula (SA), on

  • 16-12-2003 01:11:15 (UTC)
  • 16-12-2003 02:11:15 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 40.34, 15.62 at 313 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
Padula SA 4 5368 5368
Sassano SA 4 5013 10381
Monte San Giacomo SA 6 1572 11953
Buonabitacolo SA 7 2549 14502
Sala Consilina SA 8 12664 27166
Teggiano SA 8 7976 35142
Montesano sulla Marcellana SA 10 6704 41846
Paterno PZ 11 3368 45214
Sanza SA 11 2608 47822
Marsico Nuovo PZ 14 4098 51920
Atena Lucana SA 14 2336 54256
Casalbuono SA 15 1194 55450
Tramutola PZ 15 3089 58539
Brienza PZ 16 4078 62617
San Rufo SA 17 1754 64371
San Pietro al Tanagro SA 17 1695 66066
Sasso di Castalda PZ 18 835 66901
Marsicovetere PZ 19 5546 72447
Sant'Arsenio SA 19 2815 75262
Caselle in Pittari SA 19 1956 77218

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
38 Km SW of Potenza (67122 inhabitants)
62 Km SE of Battipaglia (50786 inhabitants)
82 Km E of Salerno (135261 inhabitants)
87 Km E of Cava de' Tirreni (53659 inhabitants)
91 Km W of Matera (60436 inhabitants)
95 Km SE of Avellino (54857 inhabitants)
96 Km SW 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 3.2
ML-VAX 2.9
2003-12-16
01:11:15
40.34 15.62 313 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 490619
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2003-12-16 01:11:15 ± 0.638
Latitude 40.34 ± 0.02
Longitude 15.62 ± 0.04
Depth (km) 313 ± 6 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 490619

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) 3858.5
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 93
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 33
Number of defining phases 33
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) 0.00049
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.04072
Number of stations at which the event was observed 31
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 31
Magnitudes information

Md:3.2

Field Value
Value 3.2
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 7
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 490619
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-05 00:48:13

ML:2.9

Field Value
Value 2.9
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 19
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 490619
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
--.GRI.E. 2003-12-16T01:12:35.58 10.0 undecidable manual S 157 0.0147 -0.47 0.3
--.SFI.Z. 2003-12-16T01:12:31.46 10.0 undecidable manual P 323 0.0407 0.32 0.5
--.SLCN.E. 2003-12-16T01:12:25.87 10.0 undecidable manual S 12 0.0005 0.58 0.2
--.SNTG.Z. 2003-12-16T01:12:19.90 10.0 undecidable manual P 326 0.0317 -0.66 0.3
--.MFNL.Z. 2003-12-16T01:12:18.26 10.0 undecidable manual P 220 0.0296 1.11 0.1
--.CLTB.Z. 2003-12-16T01:12:18.12 10.0 negative manual P 214 0.03 0.53 0.9
--.ASS.Z. 2003-12-16T01:12:18.97 10.0 undecidable manual P 321 0.0316 -0.53 0.4
--.MEU.Z. 2003-12-16T01:12:17.20 10.0 undecidable manual P 190 0.0295 0 0.8
--.PZI.Z. 2003-12-16T01:12:17.32 10.0 undecidable manual P 189 0.0299 -0.11 0.8
--.AGST.Z. 2003-12-16T01:12:13.75 10.0 undecidable manual P 185 0.0278 -1.29 0
--.MNS.Z. 2003-12-16T01:12:13.57 10.0 undecidable manual P 313 0.027 -0.62 0.4
--.GIB.Z. 2003-12-16T01:12:11.10 10.0 positive manual P 208 0.0238 0.49 1.1
--.CSLB.Z. 2003-12-16T01:12:11.18 10.0 positive manual P 207 0.0241 0.24 1.6
--.PLLN.Z. 2003-12-16T01:12:10.50 10.0 positive manual P 206 0.0234 0.29 1.6
--.PTQR.Z. 2003-12-16T01:12:08.13 10.0 undecidable manual P 316 0.0213 0.1 1
--.MTTG.Z. 2003-12-16T01:12:07.36 10.0 positive manual P 178 0.021 -0.32 1.6
--.SOI.Z. 2003-12-16T01:12:06.86 10.0 positive manual P 171 0.0206 -0.39 1.4
--.MSI.Z. 2003-12-16T01:12:05.10 10.0 undecidable manual P 181 0.0191 -0.92 0.2
--.SCLL.Z. 2003-12-16T01:12:04.45 10.0 undecidable manual P 177 0.0187 -1.04 0.1
--.SLNA.Z. 2003-12-16T01:12:04.10 10.0 undecidable manual P 198 0.0168 0.17 1
--.LCI.Z. 2003-12-16T01:12:04.76 10.0 negative manual P 89 0.0171 0.71 0.7
--.SDI.Z. 2003-12-16T01:12:03.91 10.0 undecidable manual P 315 0.0174 -0.39 0.8
--.RNI2.Z. 2003-12-16T01:12:03.47 10.0 negative manual P 321 0.0158 0.54 1.1
--.GRI.Z. 2003-12-16T01:12:01.96 10.0 undecidable manual P 157 0.0147 -0.09 1
--.SGG.Z. 2003-12-16T01:12:00.52 10.0 positive manual P 318 0.0126 0 2.1
--.RGNG.Z. 2003-12-16T01:12:00.13 10.0 undecidable manual P 358 0.012 0.04 1.1
--.BRT.Z. 2003-12-16T01:11:59.97 10.0 negative manual P 64 0.0115 0.22 1.9
--.FG4.Z. 2003-12-16T01:11:57.35 10.0 undecidable manual P 354 0.0071 -0.05 1.1
--.ORI.Z. 2003-12-16T01:11:57.45 10.0 positive manual P 113 0.0062 0.44 1.4
--.CSSN.Z. 2003-12-16T01:11:56.62 10.0 positive manual P 319 0.0062 -0.39 1.5
--.MRLC.Z. 2003-12-16T01:11:56.10 10.0 positive manual P 347 0.0039 -0.19 2
--.SLCN.Z. 2003-12-16T01:11:55.82 10.0 positive manual P 12 0.0005 -0.02 2.1
--.MGR.Z. 2003-12-16T01:11:55.73 10.0 positive manual P 193 0.0018 -0.2 1.9
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