Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.7 on date 30-12-2019 and time 03:52:50 (UTC) in region 3 km NW Pignola (PZ)

A magnitude ML 1.7 earthquake occured in region: 3 km NW Pignola (PZ), on

  • 30-12-2019 03:52:50 (UTC)
  • 30-12-2019 04:52:50 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 40.6, 15.76 at 21 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 7 7332 81416
Abriola PZ 11 1531 82947
Picerno PZ 11 5985 88932
Satriano di Lucania PZ 12 2374 91306
Sasso di Castalda PZ 15 835 92141
Avigliano PZ 15 11577 103718
Brindisi Montagna PZ 15 908 104626
Ruoti PZ 15 3579 108205
Vaglio Basilicata PZ 15 2047 110252
Calvello PZ 16 1948 112200
Anzi PZ 17 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 19 4160 128039

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)
97 Km SW of Molfetta (59874 inhabitants)
98 Km S of Foggia (151991 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 1.7 2019-12-30
03:52:50
40.6 15.76 21 2020-02-28
16:42:25
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 76518471
Rev 100 ML 1.3 2019-12-30
03:52:50
40.54 15.91 10 2019-12-30
03:56:19
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 75100781
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2019-12-30 03:52:50 ± 0.17
Latitude 40.60 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.76 ± 0.02
Depth (km) 21 ± 2 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 76518471

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1253
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 944
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 303
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1250
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 101
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 21
Number of defining phases 21
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.32
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.05576
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.70687
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:1.7

Field Value
Value 1.7
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 10
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 76518471
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-02-14 17:05:18

ML:1.3

Field Value
Value 1.3
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 75100781
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2019-12-30 03:56:19
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.MRVN.HHZ. 2019-12-30T03:53:09.73 0.6 undecidable manual S 35 0.5648 101 0.12 46
IV.MGR.HHZ. 2019-12-30T03:53:07.44 0.6 undecidable manual S 199 0.4892 103 0 48
IV.AMUR.HHZ. 2019-12-30T03:53:04.99 0.3 undecidable manual P 64 0.7069 99 1.2 45
IV.CRAC.EHN. 2019-12-30T03:53:01.37 0.3 undecidable manual P 113 0.5558 101 0.12 69
IV.MCEL.HHZ. 2019-12-30T03:53:01.33 0.6 undecidable manual S 174 0.277 116 -0.15 49
IV.MRVN.HHZ. 2019-12-30T03:53:01.11 0.3 undecidable manual P 35 0.5648 101 -0.28 67
IV.SGTA.HNZ. 2019-12-30T03:53:01.24 1.0 undecidable manual P 331 0.6133 100 -0.97 17
IV.SLCN.HHZ. 2019-12-30T03:53:00.54 0.6 undecidable manual S 205 0.2329 121 0.22 48
IT.SLC1.HGN. 2019-12-30T03:53:00.82 0.6 undecidable manual S 212 0.2419 120 0.28 48
IV.ACER.HHZ. 2019-12-30T03:53:00.54 0.6 undecidable manual S 36 0.2302 122 0.28 48
IV.MGR.HHZ. 2019-12-30T03:52:59.98 0.1 undecidable manual P 199 0.4892 103 -0.16 93
IX.STN3.HHZ. 2019-12-30T03:52:58.00 0.6 undecidable manual S 230 0.1106 145 0.36 48
IV.PALZ.HHN. 2019-12-30T03:52:58.21 0.3 undecidable manual P 23 0.3741 108 -0.03 73
IV.PZUN.HHZ. 2019-12-30T03:52:56.64 0.6 undecidable manual S 36 0.0558 161 -0.27 49
IV.SLCN.HHZ. 2019-12-30T03:52:56.06 0.1 undecidable manual P 205 0.2329 121 0.03 100
IT.SLC1.HGN. 2019-12-30T03:52:56.28 0.3 undecidable manual P 212 0.2419 120 0.12 74
IV.MCEL.HHZ. 2019-12-30T03:52:56.21 0.1 undecidable manual P 174 0.277 116 -0.49 90
IX.STN3.HHZ. 2019-12-30T03:52:55.24 0.3 undecidable manual P 230 0.1106 145 0.75 63
IV.ACER.HHZ. 2019-12-30T03:52:55.90 0.1 undecidable manual P 36 0.2302 122 -0.1 98
IV.PTRP.HHZ. 2019-12-30T03:52:55.89 0.1 undecidable manual P 109 0.2401 120 -0.25 96
IV.PZUN.HHZ. 2019-12-30T03:52:53.72 0.1 undecidable manual P 36 0.0558 161 -0.34 96
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.PZUN.HHN. ML:2 0.000879 1.78 AML other m 2019-12-30T03:52:56.04
IV.PZUN.HNN. ML:2 0.0007885 1.8 AML other m 2019-12-30T03:52:56.94
IV.PZUN.HHE. ML:1.9 0.000623 1.78 AML other m 2019-12-30T03:52:57.01
IV.PZUN.HNE. ML:2 0.000734 1.76 AML other m 2019-12-30T03:52:57.02
IV.SLCN.HHN. ML:1.8 0.0002705 0.34 AML other m 2019-12-30T03:53:00.81
IV.SLCN.HHE. ML:1.9 0.000344 0.82 AML other m 2019-12-30T03:53:01.63
IV.MCEL.HHE. ML:1.4 9.23E-5 0.68 AML other m 2019-12-30T03:53:01.37
IV.MCEL.HNE. ML:1.4 9.91E-5 0.7 AML other m 2019-12-30T03:53:01.72
IV.MCEL.HHN. ML:1.3 8.565E-5 0.52 AML other m 2019-12-30T03:53:04.27
IV.MCEL.HNN. ML:1.4 8.995E-5 0.62 AML other m 2019-12-30T03:53:04.53
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