Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.6 on date 29-12-2019 and time 15:15:59 (UTC) in region 2 km E Pignola (PZ)

A magnitude ML 1.6 earthquake occured in region: 2 km E Pignola (PZ), on

  • 29-12-2019 15:15:59 (UTC)
  • 29-12-2019 16:15:59 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 40.58, 15.81 at 19 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 7 67122 74084
Abriola PZ 8 1531 75615
Tito PZ 11 7332 82947
Brindisi Montagna PZ 12 908 83855
Calvello PZ 12 1948 85803
Anzi PZ 12 1696 87499
Vaglio Basilicata PZ 14 2047 89546
Satriano di Lucania PZ 15 2374 91920
Sasso di Castalda PZ 15 835 92755
Trivigno PZ 15 678 93433
Picerno PZ 16 5985 99418
Avigliano PZ 19 11577 110995
Marsico Nuovo PZ 19 4098 115093
Laurenzana PZ 19 1797 116890
Brienza PZ 19 4078 120968
Albano di Lucania PZ 19 1435 122403
Ruoti PZ 19 3579 125982
Cancellara PZ 20 1309 127291
Pietragalla PZ 20 4160 131451

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
7 Km S of Potenza (67122 inhabitants)
67 Km W of Matera (60436 inhabitants)
69 Km W of Altamura (70396 inhabitants)
70 Km E of Battipaglia (50786 inhabitants)
77 Km S of Cerignola (58396 inhabitants)
83 Km SW of Andria (100440 inhabitants)
89 Km E of Salerno (135261 inhabitants)
91 Km SW of Barletta (94814 inhabitants)
93 Km SW of Trani (56217 inhabitants)
93 Km E of Avellino (54857 inhabitants)
94 Km SW of Bisceglie (55422 inhabitants)
94 Km E of Cava de' Tirreni (53659 inhabitants)
95 Km SW of Bitonto (55540 inhabitants)
96 Km SW of Molfetta (59874 inhabitants)
Recent and historical Seismicity
Seismic hazard
Shakemap
Felt maps
Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Rev 1000 ML 1.6 2019-12-29
15:15:59
40.58 15.81 19 2020-02-28
16:42:21
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 75953311
Rev 100 ML 1.5 2019-12-29
15:15:59
40.59 15.79 21 2019-12-29
15:25:00
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 75085701
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-12-29 15:15:59 ± 0.09
Latitude 40.58 ± 0.00
Longitude 15.81 ± 0.00
Depth (km) 19 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 75953311

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 430
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 16
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 106
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 430
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 81
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 22
Number of defining phases 22
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.17
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.06745
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.62503
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:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 8
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 75953311
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-01-28 16:07:16

ML:1.5

Field Value
Value 1.5
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 12
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 75085701
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-12-29 15:25:00
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.PALZ.HHN. 2019-12-29T15:16:14.06 0.6 undecidable manual S 17 0.3822 105 0.03 49
IV.SIRI.HNE. 2019-12-29T15:16:14.54 0.6 undecidable manual S 174 0.3984 104 0.04 48
IV.CAFE.HHZ. 2019-12-29T15:16:12.30 0.3 undecidable manual P 316 0.625 98 0.14 68
IX.SRN3.HNZ. 2019-12-29T15:16:11.48 0.3 undecidable manual S 251 0.2833 112 0.23 72
IV.MCRV.HHN. 2019-12-29T15:16:10.58 1.0 undecidable manual P 293 0.5279 100 0.06 24
IV.SLCN.HNZ. 2019-12-29T15:16:10.13 0.3 undecidable manual S 216 0.232 117 0.27 72
IV.MCEL.HHZ. 2019-12-29T15:16:10.51 0.3 undecidable manual S 182 0.2536 115 0.08 74
IV.ACER.HHZ. 2019-12-29T15:16:09.93 0.3 undecidable manual S 26 0.2302 118 0.11 75
IV.PTRP.HHZ. 2019-12-29T15:16:09.04 0.6 undecidable manual S 107 0.1988 122 0.05 50
IV.CDRU.HHZ. 2019-12-29T15:16:08.05 0.1 undecidable manual P 257 0.3948 104 -0.24 94
IV.SIRI.HNE. 2019-12-29T15:16:08.21 0.1 undecidable manual P 174 0.3984 104 -0.14 96
IX.MRN3.HNZ.01 2019-12-29T15:16:07.99 0.3 undecidable manual S 202 0.1646 129 -0.2 74
IV.PALZ.HHN. 2019-12-29T15:16:07.82 0.3 undecidable manual P 17 0.3822 105 -0.26 70
IX.SRN3.HNZ. 2019-12-29T15:16:06.45 0.1 undecidable manual P 251 0.2833 112 -0.03 100
IV.PZUN.HHZ. 2019-12-29T15:16:06.25 0.6 undecidable manual S 357 0.0674 155 -0.12 51
IV.MCEL.HHZ. 2019-12-29T15:16:05.88 0.1 undecidable manual P 182 0.2536 115 -0.13 99
IX.BEL3.HNZ.01 2019-12-29T15:16:05.36 0.3 undecidable manual P 316 0.1898 124 0.31 72
IV.PTRP.HHZ. 2019-12-29T15:16:05.54 0.1 undecidable manual P 107 0.1988 122 0.37 94
IV.ACER.HHZ. 2019-12-29T15:16:05.56 0.3 undecidable manual P 26 0.2302 118 -0.09 75
IV.SLCN.HNZ. 2019-12-29T15:16:05.76 0.1 undecidable manual P 216 0.232 117 0.09 100
IX.MRN3.HNZ.01 2019-12-29T15:16:04.45 0.3 undecidable manual P 202 0.1646 129 -0.26 73
IV.PZUN.HHZ. 2019-12-29T15:16:03.47 0.3 undecidable manual P 357 0.0674 155 -0.19 75
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.ACER.HHE. ML:1.6 0.0001975 0.72 AML other m 2019-12-29T15:16:11.49
IV.PZUN.HNN. ML:1.7 0.0004495 0.2 AML other m 2019-12-29T15:16:06.68
IV.PZUN.HHE. ML:1.7 0.000399 0.24 AML other m 2019-12-29T15:16:06.54
IV.PZUN.HNE. ML:1.8 0.0004615 0.26 AML other m 2019-12-29T15:16:06.54
IV.ACER.HHN. ML:1.8 0.000308 0.5 AML other m 2019-12-29T15:16:10.29
IV.MCEL.HHE. ML:1.1 5.0015475E-5 0.4992 AML other m 2019-12-29T15:16:10.62
IV.MCEL.HNE. ML:1.1 5.136485E-5 0.2944 AML other m 2019-12-29T15:16:11.02
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