Earthquake (quarry blast) with magnitude of ML 1.6 on date 04-09-2018 and time 08:51:41 (UTC) in region 1 km NE Statte (TA)

A magnitude ML 1.6 (quarry blast) earthquake occured in region: 1 km NE Statte (TA), on

  • 04-09-2018 08:51:41 (UTC)
  • 04-09-2018 10:51:41 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 40.572, 17.206 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 1 13983 13983
Crispiano TA 4 13802 27785
Massafra TA 8 33003 60788
Montemesola TA 11 3949 64737
Taranto TA 11 201100 265837
Palagiano TA 14 16067 281904
Mottola TA 16 15997 297901
Monteiasi TA 17 5623 303524
Martina Franca TA 19 49118 352642
Grottaglie TA 19 32234 384876
San Giorgio Ionico TA 20 15344 400220
Palagianello TA 20 7857 408077

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
11 Km N of Taranto (201100 inhabitants)
52 Km E of Matera (60436 inhabitants)
62 Km E of Altamura (70396 inhabitants)
63 Km W of Brindisi (88302 inhabitants)
68 Km SE of Bari (326344 inhabitants)
74 Km SE of Bitonto (55540 inhabitants)
85 Km W of Lecce (94773 inhabitants)
87 Km SE of Molfetta (59874 inhabitants)
95 Km SE of Bisceglie (55422 inhabitants)
Recent and historical seismicity
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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 2018-09-04
08:51:41
40.5722 17.2062 1 2019-06-04
09:16:06
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 64623101
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.7 2018-09-04
08:51:40
40.5732 17.2687 8 2018-09-04
09:00:36
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 60558441
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-09-04 08:51:41 ± 0.27
Latitude 40.5722 ± 0.0261
Longitude 17.2062 ± 0.0249
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 64623101

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 3250
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1500
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 32
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 3250
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 154
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 6
Number of defining phases 6
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.48
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.07554
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.58186
Number of stations at which the event was observed 6
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 6
Magnitudes information

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 9
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 64623101
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-05-02 09:56:18

ML:1.7

Field Value
Value 1.7
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 9
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 60558441
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-09-04 09:00:36
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.MIGL.HHZ. 2018-09-04T08:51:53.93 0.3 undecidable manual P 273 0.5819 50 -0.18 66
IV.AMUR.HHZ. 2018-09-04T08:51:52.86 0.3 undecidable manual P 306 0.5657 50 -0.98 51
GE.MATE.HHZ. 2018-09-04T08:51:49.99 0.3 undecidable manual P 282 0.3885 91 -0.04 71
IV.LTRZ.EHZ. 2018-09-04T08:51:48.35 0.1 undecidable manual P 276 0.2959 91 0.39 89
IV.NOCI.HHZ. 2018-09-04T08:51:47.04 0.1 undecidable manual P 334 0.2419 91 0.27 92
OT.TAR1.HHZ. 2018-09-04T08:51:43.11 0.1 undecidable manual P 128 0.0755 93 0.04 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.NOCI.HHN. ML:1.8 0.00040408825 0.2368 AML other m 2018-09-04T08:51:53.87
IV.LTRZ.HNN. ML:1.6 0.000175628 0.256 AML other m 2018-09-04T08:51:54.66
IV.NOCI.HHE. ML:1.8 0.0003768844 0.2176 AML other m 2018-09-04T08:51:55.25
GE.MATE.HHE. ML:1.5 0.00010198153 0.1984 AML other m 2018-09-04T08:51:57.47
GE.MATE.HHN. ML:1.4 8.6092025E-5 0.2624 AML other m 2018-09-04T08:51:58.16
IV.LTRZ.EHE. ML:1.4 0.0001174512 0.7808 AML other m 2018-09-04T08:51:59.84
IV.AMUR.HHE. ML:1.3 4.2415575E-5 0.1984 AML other m 2018-09-04T08:52:04.20
IV.MIGL.HHN. ML:0 0.00013278225 0.3008 AML other m 2018-09-04T08:52:09.85
IV.MIGL.HHE. ML:0 0.000162 0.42 AML other m 2018-09-04T08:52:14.92
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