Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.7 on date 06-01-2020 and time 20:24:40 (Italy) in region 2 km E Pignola (PZ)

A magnitude ML 1.7 earthquake occured in region: 2 km E Pignola (PZ), on

  • 06-01-2020 19:24:40 (UTC)
  • 06-01-2020 20:24:40 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 40.57, 15.81 at 18 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Sala Sismica INGV-Roma.

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 2 6962 6962
Abriola PZ 7 1531 8493
Potenza PZ 8 67122 75615
Calvello PZ 11 1948 77563
Anzi PZ 11 1696 79259
Tito PZ 12 7332 86591
Brindisi Montagna PZ 12 908 87499
Vaglio Basilicata PZ 14 2047 89546
Sasso di Castalda PZ 15 835 90381
Trivigno PZ 15 678 91059
Satriano di Lucania PZ 15 2374 93433
Picerno PZ 17 5985 99418
Marsico Nuovo PZ 18 4098 103516
Laurenzana PZ 18 1797 105313
Brienza PZ 19 4078 109391
Albano di Lucania PZ 19 1435 110826
Avigliano PZ 19 11577 122403
Ruoti PZ 20 3579 125982

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
8 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)
78 Km S of Cerignola (58396 inhabitants)
83 Km SW of Andria (100440 inhabitants)
90 Km E of Salerno (135261 inhabitants)
92 Km SW of Barletta (94814 inhabitants)
93 Km SW of Trani (56217 inhabitants)
94 Km E of Avellino (54857 inhabitants)
95 Km SW of Bisceglie (55422 inhabitants)
95 Km E of Cava de' Tirreni (53659 inhabitants)
95 Km SW of Bitonto (55540 inhabitants)
97 Km SW of Molfetta (59874 inhabitants)
Recent and historical Seismicity
Seismic hazard
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The earthquake effects in MCS scale as obtained from the compiled questionnaire

The earthquake effects in MCS scale as obtained from the compiled questionnaire

This map shows the distribution of the effects of the earthquake on the territory in terms of the MCS (Mercalli-Cancani-Sieberg) intensity scale. The intensities are determined using the data provided in the questionnaire (http://www.haisentitoilterremoto.it/) that are analysed using robust statistical techniques since they are not verified individually. Specifically, the assignment of MCS intensities greater or equal the VI degree of the MCS scale require opportune in situ verification by professional experts. The purple start shows the epicenter. This map is prepared every so often that the population fill in new questionnaires. The number of questionnaires used to determine the map and the date and time of the last adjournment are shown in the upper right part of the panel.
Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Rev 100 ML 1.7 2020-01-06
19:24:40
40.57 15.81 18 2020-01-06
19:36:09
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 75338951
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-01-06 19:24:40 ± 0.14
Latitude 40.57 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.81 ± 0.02
Depth (km) 18 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 75338951

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1204
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 648
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 297
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1200
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 14
Number of defining phases 12
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.25
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.3921
Number of stations at which the event was observed 10
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 8
Magnitude information

ML:1.7

Field Value
Value 1.7
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 9
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 75338951
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-01-06 19:36:09
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.PTRJ.HNZ. 2020-01-06T19:25:17.59 3.0 undecidable manual Sg 2.54 0
IV.PAOL.HHZ. 2020-01-06T19:25:10.10 3.0 undecidable manual Sn -0.05 0
IV.SLCN.HHZ. 2020-01-06T19:24:50.63 0.3 undecidable manual S 217 0.2284 116 0.4 69
IV.ACER.HHZ. 2020-01-06T19:24:50.61 0.3 undecidable manual S 24 0.2356 115 0.18 73
IX.MRN3.HNZ.01 2020-01-06T19:24:48.41 0.3 undecidable manual S 204 0.1601 128 -0.1 76
IV.SIRI.HHZ. 2020-01-06T19:24:48.54 0.3 undecidable manual P 174 0.3921 103 -0.25 69
IX.COL3.HNE.02 2020-01-06T19:24:48.89 0.3 undecidable manual P 288 0.384 103 0.22 70
IV.ACER.HHZ. 2020-01-06T19:24:46.03 0.3 undecidable manual P 24 0.2356 115 -0.22 71
IV.MCEL.HHZ. 2020-01-06T19:24:46.31 0.1 undecidable manual P 182 0.2473 113 -0.12 97
IV.PTRP.HHZ. 2020-01-06T19:24:46.07 0.1 undecidable manual P 105 0.1943 121 0.44 93
IV.PZUN.HHZ. 2020-01-06T19:24:46.75 0.3 undecidable manual S 356 0.0737 152 -0.08 77
IV.SLCN.HHZ. 2020-01-06T19:24:46.16 0.1 undecidable manual P 217 0.2284 116 0.02 100
IX.MRN3.HNZ.01 2020-01-06T19:24:44.96 0.1 undecidable manual P 204 0.1601 128 -0.18 98
IV.PZUN.HHZ. 2020-01-06T19:24:43.93 0.1 undecidable manual P 356 0.0737 152 -0.25 99
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.PZUN.HHE. ML:1.7 0.0004232678 0.2432 AML other m 2020-01-06T19:24:47.06
IV.PZUN.HHN. ML:1.8 0.0005013771 0.2176 AML other m 2020-01-06T19:24:47.08
IV.PZUN.HNE. ML:1.7 0.00044768435 0.2432 AML other m 2020-01-06T19:24:47.06
IV.PZUN.HNN. ML:1.8 0.00048235695 0.192 AML other m 2020-01-06T19:24:47.08
IV.ACER.HHE. ML:1.6 0.0001777492 0.3584 AML other m 2020-01-06T19:24:50.89
IV.ACER.HHN. ML:1.6 0.00017367865 0.1792 AML other m 2020-01-06T19:24:51.05
IV.SLCN.HHE. ML:1.7 0.0002396071 0.7424 AML other m 2020-01-06T19:24:50.89
IV.SLCN.HHN. ML:1.6 0.0001834631 0.3584 AML other m 2020-01-06T19:24:51.05
IV.SLCN.HNE. ML:1.6 0.00019468145 0.2304 AML other m 2020-01-06T19:24:50.90
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
Focal Mechanism in the area
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