Earthquake (quarry blast) with magnitude of ML 1.6 on date 17-05-2018 and time 10:44:07 (UTC) in region Statte (TA)

A magnitude ML 1.6 (quarry blast) earthquake occured in region: Statte (TA), on

  • 17-05-2018 10:44:07 (UTC)
  • 17-05-2018 12:44:07 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 40.564, 17.202 at 0 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV.

Event type: quarry blast.

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
Statte TA 0 13983 13983
Crispiano TA 5 13802 27785
Massafra TA 8 33003 60788
Taranto TA 10 201100 261888
Montemesola TA 11 3949 265837
Palagiano TA 14 16067 281904
Mottola TA 16 15997 297901
Monteiasi TA 17 5623 303524
San Giorgio Ionico TA 19 15344 318868
Grottaglie TA 19 32234 351102
Palagianello TA 20 7857 358959
Martina Franca TA 20 49118 408077
Carosino TA 20 7010 415087

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
10 Km N of Taranto (201100 inhabitants)
52 Km E of Matera (60436 inhabitants)
62 Km E of Altamura (70396 inhabitants)
64 Km W of Brindisi (88302 inhabitants)
69 Km SE of Bari (326344 inhabitants)
74 Km SE of Bitonto (55540 inhabitants)
85 Km W of Lecce (94773 inhabitants)
88 Km SE of Molfetta (59874 inhabitants)
96 Km SE of Bisceglie (55422 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 2018-05-17
10:44:07
40.5635 17.2017 1 2019-04-24
14:50:42
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 57133871
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.4 2018-05-17
10:44:07
40.5778 17.2492 6 2018-05-17
10:59:34
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 56946181
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-05-17 10:44:07 ± 0.16
Latitude 40.5635 ± 0.0171
Longitude 17.2017 ± 0.0142
Depth (km) 1 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type quarry blast
Origin ID 57133871

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 2080
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 860
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 25
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 2080
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 153
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 5
Number of defining phases 5
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.28
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.07285
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.57916
Number of stations at which the event was observed 5
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 5
Magnitudes information

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 10
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 57133871
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-03-19 09:07:04

ML:1.4

Field Value
Value 1.4
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 56946181
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-05-17 10:59:34
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.MIGL.HHZ. 2018-05-17T10:44:19.86 0.3 undecidable manual P 274 0.5792 50 -0.25 65
GE.MATE.HHZ. 2018-05-17T10:44:15.86 0.1 undecidable manual P 283 0.3867 91 -0.17 91
IV.LTRZ.EHZ. 2018-05-17T10:44:14.27 0.1 undecidable manual P 278 0.2932 91 0.32 90
IV.NOCI.HHZ. 2018-05-17T10:44:12.97 0.3 undecidable manual P 335 0.2482 91 0.02 72
OT.TAR1.HHZ. 2018-05-17T10:44:09.08 0.1 undecidable manual P 121 0.0728 94 0.02 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.LTRZ.HNN. ML:1.5 0.000141880895 0.7552 AML other m 2018-05-17T10:44:19.88
IV.LTRZ.HNE. ML:1.4 0.000122850215 0.3776 AML other m 2018-05-17T10:44:20.28
IV.LTRZ.EHE. ML:1.2 7.115831E-5 0.3776 AML other m 2018-05-17T10:44:20.92
GE.MATE.HHE. ML:1.3 6.911938E-5 0.32 AML other m 2018-05-17T10:44:24.64
IV.LTRZ.EHN. ML:1.5 0.000137830535 1.5808 AML other m 2018-05-17T10:44:24.82
GE.MATE.HHN. ML:1.3 6.22311E-5 0.4224 AML other m 2018-05-17T10:44:28.74
IV.MIGL.HHE. ML:1.8 0.000118374905 0.384 AML other m 2018-05-17T10:44:34.99
IV.MIGL.HHN. ML:1.9 0.00015194099 0.9792 AML other m 2018-05-17T10:44:44.92
IV.SLCN.HHN. ML:1.9 4.655634E-5 1.1584 AML other m 2018-05-17T10:44:50.95
IV.SLCN.HHE. ML:0 4.7563205E-5 0.4416 AML other m 2018-05-17T10:45:00.28
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