Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.9 on date 18-03-1989 and time 18:07:39 (UTC) in region Costa Cilentana (Salerno)

A magnitude Md 2.9 earthquake occured in region: Costa Cilentana (Salerno), on

  • 18-03-1989 18:07:39 (UTC)
  • 18-03-1989 19:07:39 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 39.992, 15.153 at 370 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
Pisciotta SA 15 2641 2641
Centola SA 16 5168 7809
Ascea SA 17 5820 13629
San Mauro la Bruca SA 19 603 14232
Camerota SA 19 6985 21217

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
70 Km S of Battipaglia (50786 inhabitants)
83 Km SE of Salerno (135261 inhabitants)
88 Km SE of Cava de' Tirreni (53659 inhabitants)
91 Km SW of Potenza (67122 inhabitants)
97 Km SE of Castellammare di Stabia (66466 inhabitants)
100 Km SE of Scafati (50787 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
Md 2.9
ML-VAX 1.6
1989-03-18
18:07:39
39.992 15.153 370 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 88629
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1989-03-18 18:07:39 ± 1.905
Latitude 39.9920 ± 0.0317
Longitude 15.1530 ± 0.0609
Depth (km) 370 ± 17 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 88629

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) 6273.3
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 155
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 15
Number of defining phases 15
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) 0.003
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.02137
Number of stations at which the event was observed 15
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 15
Magnitudes information

Md:2.9

Field Value
Value 2.9
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 88629
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 18:23:10

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 88629
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
--.AZI.Z. 1989-03-18T18:08:37.60 10.0 undecidable manual P 327 0.0214 -0.17 1
--.LCI.Z. 1989-03-18T18:08:37.00 10.0 undecidable manual P 80 0.0206 -0.02 1
--.FE2.Z. 1989-03-18T18:08:35.82 10.0 positive manual P 159 0.0187 0.38 1.5
--.SDI.Z. 1989-03-18T18:08:35.00 10.0 undecidable manual P 330 0.0179 0.2 1
--.GA2.Z. 1989-03-18T18:08:34.26 10.0 undecidable manual P 163 0.017 0.15 1.1
--.ATN.Z. 1989-03-18T18:08:33.50 10.0 undecidable manual P 172 0.0166 -0.29 1
--.DR2.Z. 1989-03-18T18:08:32.14 10.0 undecidable manual P 155 0.0133 0.71 0.4
--.RI2.Z. 1989-03-18T18:08:32.84 10.0 undecidable manual P 146 0.0169 -1.16 0
--.SE2.Z. 1989-03-18T18:08:31.88 10.0 undecidable manual P 128 0.014 -0.04 1.3
--.GRI.Z. 1989-03-18T18:08:31.64 10.0 undecidable manual P 139 0.0137 -0.07 1.3
--.ROI.Z. 1989-03-18T18:08:30.12 10.0 undecidable manual P 110 0.0104 0.29 1
--.CSI.Z. 1989-03-18T18:08:29.40 10.0 undecidable manual P 103 0.008 0.32 2
--.TDS.Z. 1989-03-18T18:08:29.14 10.0 undecidable manual P 109 0.0087 0.16 1.2
--.CZI.Z. 1989-03-18T18:08:28.72 10.0 undecidable manual P 135 0.0097 -0.73 0.3
--.MGR.Z. 1989-03-18T18:08:26.87 10.0 undecidable manual P 64 0.003 -0.41 0.8
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