Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.5 on date 29-12-2019 and time 01:36:16 (UTC) in region 2 km N Pignola (PZ)

A magnitude ML 1.5 earthquake occured in region: 2 km N Pignola (PZ), on

  • 29-12-2019 01:36:16 (UTC)
  • 29-12-2019 02:36:16 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 40.59, 15.78 at 20 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
Pignola PZ 2 6962 6962
Potenza PZ 6 67122 74084
Tito PZ 9 7332 81416
Abriola PZ 9 1531 82947
Satriano di Lucania PZ 13 2374 85321
Picerno PZ 13 5985 91306
Brindisi Montagna PZ 14 908 92214
Calvello PZ 14 1948 94162
Vaglio Basilicata PZ 14 2047 96209
Sasso di Castalda PZ 15 835 97044
Anzi PZ 15 1696 98740
Avigliano PZ 17 11577 110317
Ruoti PZ 17 3579 113896
Trivigno PZ 18 678 114574
Brienza PZ 18 4078 118652
Baragiano PZ 19 2671 121323
Marsico Nuovo PZ 19 4098 125421
Sant'Angelo Le Fratte PZ 20 1429 126850
Pietragalla PZ 20 4160 131010
Savoia di Lucania PZ 20 1127 132137
Cancellara PZ 20 1309 133446

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
6 Km SW of Potenza (67122 inhabitants)
68 Km E of Battipaglia (50786 inhabitants)
69 Km W of Matera (60436 inhabitants)
70 Km W of Altamura (70396 inhabitants)
76 Km S of Cerignola (58396 inhabitants)
83 Km SW of Andria (100440 inhabitants)
87 Km E of Salerno (135261 inhabitants)
91 Km E of Avellino (54857 inhabitants)
91 Km SW of Barletta (94814 inhabitants)
92 Km E of Cava de' Tirreni (53659 inhabitants)
93 Km SW of Trani (56217 inhabitants)
95 Km SW of Bisceglie (55422 inhabitants)
96 Km SW of Bitonto (55540 inhabitants)
97 Km SW of Molfetta (59874 inhabitants)
99 Km S of Foggia (151991 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 ML 1.5 2019-12-29
01:36:16
40.59 15.78 20 2020-02-28
16:42:19
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 75675551
Rev 100 ML 1.5 2019-12-29
01:36:16
40.58 15.79 19 2019-12-29
01:40:49
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 75067071
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-12-29 01:36:16 ± 0.1
Latitude 40.59 ± 0.00
Longitude 15.78 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 20 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 75675551

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 653
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 220
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 282
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 650
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 76
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 19
Number of defining phases 19
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.19
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.05756
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.48563
Number of stations at which the event was observed 13
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 13
Magnitudes information

ML:1.5

Field Value
Value 1.5
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 15
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 75675551
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-01-20 14:47:03

ML:1.5

Field Value
Value 1.5
Uncertainty 0
Num. used stations 2
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 75067071
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-12-29 01:40:49
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.PALZ.HHN. 2019-12-29T01:36:30.13 0.3 undecidable manual S 21 0.3777 107 0.11 71
IV.SLCN.HHZ. 2019-12-29T01:36:26.16 0.3 undecidable manual S 210 0.2311 120 0.14 73
IV.MCEL.HHZ. 2019-12-29T01:36:26.92 0.3 undecidable manual S 177 0.2662 116 -0.02 74
IV.ACER.HHZ. 2019-12-29T01:36:26.06 0.3 undecidable manual S 32 0.2302 120 0.06 74
IV.MGR.HHZ. 2019-12-29T01:36:25.73 0.6 undecidable manual P 201 0.4856 103 -0.15 46
IV.PTRP.HHZ. 2019-12-29T01:36:25.96 0.3 undecidable manual S 108 0.2221 121 0.16 72
IX.CLT3.HHE.02 2019-12-29T01:36:24.83 0.6 undecidable manual P 318 0.4236 105 -0.03 48
IV.SIRI.HNE. 2019-12-29T01:36:24.44 0.1 undecidable manual P 171 0.4137 105 -0.25 91
IV.PALZ.HHN. 2019-12-29T01:36:23.97 0.6 undecidable manual P 21 0.3777 107 -0.13 47
IX.CSG3.HNE.01 2019-12-29T01:36:23.24 0.3 undecidable manual P 313 0.3318 110 -0.12 71
IV.MCEL.HHZ. 2019-12-29T01:36:22.11 0.1 undecidable manual P 177 0.2662 116 -0.21 95
IX.SRN3.HHZ. 2019-12-29T01:36:22.74 0.1 undecidable manual P 247 0.268 116 0.39 92
IV.PZUN.HHZ. 2019-12-29T01:36:22.13 0.6 undecidable manual S 18 0.0576 160 -0.47 47
IT.SLC1.HGZ. 2019-12-29T01:36:21.84 0.1 undecidable manual P 216 0.2419 119 -0.11 97
IV.ACER.HHZ. 2019-12-29T01:36:21.76 0.1 undecidable manual P 32 0.2302 120 -0.01 100
IV.PTRP.HHZ. 2019-12-29T01:36:21.80 0.1 undecidable manual P 108 0.2221 121 0.14 97
IX.VDP3.HNZ.01 2019-12-29T01:36:21.20 0.6 undecidable manual P 275 0.161 132 0.39 47
IV.SLCN.HHZ. 2019-12-29T01:36:21.97 0.1 undecidable manual P 210 0.2311 120 0.19 96
IV.PZUN.HHZ. 2019-12-29T01:36:19.63 0.1 undecidable manual P 18 0.0576 160 -0.18 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.PZUN.HHN. ML:1.7 0.00038942735 0.22 AML other m 2019-12-29T01:36:22.84
IV.PZUN.HHE. ML:1.9 0.00066240285 0.22 AML other m 2019-12-29T01:36:22.94
IV.PZUN.HNE. ML:1.9 0.00065629395 0.22 AML other m 2019-12-29T01:36:22.94
IV.PZUN.HNN. ML:1.7 0.000376476 0.3296 AML other m 2019-12-29T01:36:23.41
IV.SLCN.HHN. ML:1.5 0.0001504251 0.38 AML other m 2019-12-29T01:36:26.96
IV.ACER.HHN. ML:1.4 0.00012157015 0.28 AML other m 2019-12-29T01:36:27.23
IV.ACER.HHE. ML:1.4 0.000128003305 0.22 AML other m 2019-12-29T01:36:27.40
IV.MCEL.HHE. ML:1.3 8.070919E-5 0.22 AML other m 2019-12-29T01:36:27.35
IV.MCEL.HNE. ML:1.3 8.140626E-5 0.22 AML other m 2019-12-29T01:36:27.35
IV.ACER.HNE. ML:1.4 0.0001228213 0.26 AML other m 2019-12-29T01:36:27.64
IV.MCEL.HNN. ML:1.3 7.3348445E-5 0.2 AML other m 2019-12-29T01:36:29.21
IV.MCEL.HHN. ML:1.2 6.8942725E-5 0.18 AML other m 2019-12-29T01:36:29.20
IV.SLCN.HNE. ML:1.6 0.00020482545 0.24 AML other m 2019-12-29T01:36:29.71
IV.SLCN.HHE. ML:1.5 0.00015812715 0.2 AML other m 2019-12-29T01:36:29.82
IV.ACER.HNN. ML:1.7 0.00020920945 1 AML other m 2019-12-29T01:36:30.12
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