Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.4 on date 29-12-2019 and time 11:31:47 (UTC) in region 3 km NW Pignola (PZ)

A magnitude ML 1.4 earthquake occured in region: 3 km NW Pignola (PZ), on

  • 29-12-2019 11:31:47 (UTC)
  • 29-12-2019 12:31:47 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 40.6, 15.76 at 20 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV.

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
Pignola PZ 3 6962 6962
Potenza PZ 6 67122 74084
Tito PZ 8 7332 81416
Abriola PZ 11 1531 82947
Picerno PZ 12 5985 88932
Satriano di Lucania PZ 12 2374 91306
Sasso di Castalda PZ 14 835 92141
Brindisi Montagna PZ 15 908 93049
Vaglio Basilicata PZ 15 2047 95096
Avigliano PZ 15 11577 106673
Calvello PZ 15 1948 108621
Ruoti PZ 15 3579 112200
Anzi PZ 16 1696 113896
Baragiano PZ 17 2671 116567
Brienza PZ 18 4078 120645
Savoia di Lucania PZ 18 1127 121772
Sant'Angelo Le Fratte PZ 18 1429 123201
Trivigno PZ 19 678 123879
Pietragalla PZ 20 4160 128039
Marsico Nuovo PZ 20 4098 132137

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
6 Km SW of Potenza (67122 inhabitants)
66 Km E of Battipaglia (50786 inhabitants)
71 Km W of Matera (60436 inhabitants)
71 Km W of Altamura (70396 inhabitants)
75 Km S of Cerignola (58396 inhabitants)
83 Km SW of Andria (100440 inhabitants)
85 Km E of Salerno (135261 inhabitants)
89 Km E of Avellino (54857 inhabitants)
90 Km E of Cava de' Tirreni (53659 inhabitants)
91 Km SW of Barletta (94814 inhabitants)
93 Km SW of Trani (56217 inhabitants)
95 Km SW of Bisceglie (55422 inhabitants)
97 Km SW of Bitonto (55540 inhabitants)
98 Km SW of Molfetta (59874 inhabitants)
98 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 1.4 2019-12-29
11:31:47
40.6 15.76 20 2020-02-28
16:42:21
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 75949341
Rev 100 ML 1.4 2019-12-29
11:31:48
40.59 15.79 20 2019-12-29
11:39:59
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 75081161
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-12-29 11:31:47 ± 0.13
Latitude 40.60 ± 0.00
Longitude 15.76 ± 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 75949341

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 618
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 99
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 285
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 620
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 73
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 18
Number of defining phases 18
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.21
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.05756
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.40919
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:1.4

Field Value
Value 1.4
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 13
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 75949341
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-01-28 14:58:05

ML:1.4

Field Value
Value 1.4
Uncertainty 0.4
Num. used stations 15
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 75081161
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-12-29 11:39:59
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.MCEL.HHZ. 2019-12-29T11:31:58.83 0.3 undecidable manual S 174 0.2752 114 -0.15 74
IV.PTRP.HHZ. 2019-12-29T11:31:58.30 0.6 undecidable manual S 109 0.2374 119 0.3 48
IV.SLCN.HHZ. 2019-12-29T11:31:58.14 0.3 undecidable manual S 206 0.2311 120 0.31 72
IV.ACER.HHZ. 2019-12-29T11:31:58.17 0.3 undecidable manual S 36 0.2311 120 0.34 71
IV.PALZ.HHN. 2019-12-29T11:31:56.10 0.1 undecidable manual P 23 0.3759 107 0.21 95
IX.CLT3.HHE.02 2019-12-29T11:31:56.37 0.6 undecidable manual P 318 0.4092 105 -0.06 49
IV.VULT.HHN. 2019-12-29T11:31:55.63 0.1 undecidable manual P 343 0.3732 107 -0.22 95
IV.CDRU.HHE. 2019-12-29T11:31:55.97 0.6 undecidable manual P 253 0.366 107 0.24 48
IV.PZUN.HHZ. 2019-12-29T11:31:54.38 0.3 undecidable manual S 34 0.0576 160 0.02 79
IX.SRN3.HNZ.01 2019-12-29T11:31:54.18 0.3 undecidable manual P 244 0.259 116 0.16 74
IV.SLCN.HHZ. 2019-12-29T11:31:53.74 0.3 undecidable manual P 206 0.2311 120 0.13 75
IV.ACER.HHZ. 2019-12-29T11:31:53.70 0.3 undecidable manual P 36 0.2311 120 0.09 75
IV.MCEL.HHZ. 2019-12-29T11:31:53.98 0.1 undecidable manual P 174 0.2752 114 -0.29 96
IV.PTRP.HHZ. 2019-12-29T11:31:53.57 0.1 undecidable manual P 109 0.2374 119 -0.13 100
IX.STN3.HHZ.02 2019-12-29T11:31:52.01 0.3 undecidable manual P 232 0.1097 144 -0.02 78
IX.VDP3.HNZ.01 2019-12-29T11:31:52.49 0.6 undecidable manual P 273 0.1466 135 0.05 52
IX.BEL3.HNZ.01 2019-12-29T11:31:52.15 0.6 undecidable manual P 320 0.152 133 -0.36 48
IV.PZUN.HHZ. 2019-12-29T11:31:51.26 0.1 undecidable manual P 34 0.0576 160 -0.34 99
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.PZUN.HHN. ML:1.6 0.00033367925 0.224 AML other m 2019-12-29T11:31:54.72
IV.PZUN.HNN. ML:1.6 0.0002902457 0.2176 AML other m 2019-12-29T11:31:54.72
IV.PZUN.HHE. ML:1.6 0.0002928533 0.2432 AML other m 2019-12-29T11:31:54.80
IV.PZUN.HNE. ML:1.6 0.00031803585 0.2176 AML other m 2019-12-29T11:31:54.80
IV.ACER.HHN. ML:1.4 0.0001089722 0.736 AML other m 2019-12-29T11:31:58.46
IX.STN3.HHE.02 ML:3 0.007628152 0.4352 AML other m 2019-12-29T11:31:58.60
IV.SLCN.HHN. ML:1.4 0.000107206075 0.3648 AML other m 2019-12-29T11:31:58.53
IV.ACER.HHE. ML:1.3 8.3941225E-5 0.3392 AML other m 2019-12-29T11:31:58.97
IV.MCEL.HHE. ML:0.9 3.731698E-5 0.1152 AML other m 2019-12-29T11:31:59.11
IV.SLCN.HHE. ML:1.4 0.00011408165 0.1792 AML other m 2019-12-29T11:31:59.36
IV.MCEL.HNE. ML:1.1 5.3097325E-5 0.6592 AML other m 2019-12-29T11:31:59.44
IX.STN3.HHN.02 ML:2.9 0.0064284445 0.416 AML other m 2019-12-29T11:31:59.72
IV.MCEL.HNN. ML:1 3.7856505E-5 1.0208 AML other m 2019-12-29T11:32:00.66
IV.SLCN.HNN. ML:1.8 0.00026797545 0.7744 AML other m 2019-12-29T11:32:00.25
IV.MCEL.HHN. ML:0.9 3.685224E-5 0.3008 AML other m 2019-12-29T11:32:00.84
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