Earthquake with magnitude of ML 3.8 on date 26-01-2023 and time 18:04:01 (UTC) in region Malta [Sea]

A magnitude ML 3.8 earthquake occured in region: Malta [Sea], on

  • 26-01-2023 18:04:01 (UTC)
  • 26-01-2023 19:04:01 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 34.7520, 14.1780 at 10 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

No Italian municipalities within 20 km distance.

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

No Italian municipalities within 100 km from the epicenter with at least 50000 inhabitants.

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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 3.8 2023-01-26
18:04:01
34.752 14.1777 10 2023-01-26
18:21:39
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 113816581
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2023-01-26 18:04:01 ± 0.9
Latitude 34.7520 ± 0.0603
Longitude 14.1777 ± 0.1040
Depth (km) 10 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 113816581

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 9720
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 6410
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 287
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 9720.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 326
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 21
Number of defining phases 20
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.49
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00000
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 4.78169
Number of stations at which the event was observed 17
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 16
Magnitude information

ML:3.8

Field Value
Value 3.8
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 38
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 113816581
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2023-01-26 18:21:39
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.MTMR.EHZ. 2023-01-26T18:05:34.95 3.0 negative manual Pn 0.62 0
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2023-01-26T18:05:16.69 0.6 undecidable manual S 12 2.6548 38 -0.28 49
IV.CLTA.HHZ. 2023-01-26T18:05:15.82 0.6 undecidable manual S 356 2.4111 38 4.68 2
IV.CAR1.HHZ. 2023-01-26T18:05:14.50 1.0 undecidable manual P 19 4.7817 38 -0.04 9
IV.RAFF.HHZ. 2023-01-26T18:05:11.53 0.6 undecidable manual S 3 2.4731 38 -1.1 38
IV.HAVL.HHZ. 2023-01-26T18:05:11.21 0.6 undecidable manual S 19 2.3346 38 1.89 24
IV.PLAC.HHZ. 2023-01-26T18:05:05.47 0.1 undecidable manual P 25 4.1153 38 0.13 55
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2023-01-26T18:04:59.31 0.6 positive manual P 17 3.6683 38 0.15 34
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2023-01-26T18:04:59.55 0.1 undecidable manual P 10 3.6782 38 0.25 67
IV.GIB.HHZ. 2023-01-26T18:04:54.11 0.1 undecidable manual P 358 3.2385 38 0.89 65
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2023-01-26T18:04:54.60 0.6 undecidable manual P 14 3.3275 38 0.16 40
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2023-01-26T18:04:53.18 0.6 positive manual P 10 3.1179 38 1.62 23
IV.CIMI.HHZ. 2023-01-26T18:04:52.34 0.6 negative manual P 351 3.1656 38 0.13 43
IV.CSLB.HHZ. 2023-01-26T18:04:52.60 1.0 negative manual P 358 3.1845 38 0.12 21
IV.CPTP.HHZ. 2023-01-26T18:04:45.93 1.0 negative manual P 360 2.6539 38 0.79 21
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2023-01-26T18:04:44.12 0.1 undecidable manual P 12 2.6548 38 -1.03 75
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2023-01-26T18:04:43.08 0.6 positive manual P 17 2.5109 38 -0.09 54
IV.HVZN.HHZ. 2023-01-26T18:04:43.57 0.1 undecidable manual P 10 2.4632 38 1.06 78
IV.RAFF.HHZ. 2023-01-26T18:04:41.95 1.0 negative manual P 3 2.4731 38 -0.7 23
IV.CLTA.HHZ. 2023-01-26T18:04:41.26 0.1 undecidable manual P 356 2.4111 38 -0.52 100
IV.HAVL.HHZ. 2023-01-26T18:04:39.64 0.1 undecidable manual P 19 2.3346 38 -1.1 80
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.GIB.HHN. ML:3.8 0.0005615 0.42 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:01.14
IV.PLAC.HHE. ML:3.4 0.00010185 0.54 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:17.56
IV.RAFF.HHE. ML:3.8 0.000855 0.86 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:24.46
IV.RAFF.HHN. ML:3.8 0.000876 0.42 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:25.80
IV.HAVL.HHN. ML:3.9 0.00149 0.44 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:25.63
IV.HAVL.HHE. ML:3.9 0.00126 1.02 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:27.90
IV.HLNI.HHE. ML:3.7 0.0006 1.22 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:29.62
IV.SSY.HNN. ML:4.0 0.0015099999999999998 1.18 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:29.66
IV.HLNI.HHN. ML:3.8 0.0008179999999999999 1.38 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:29.03
IV.SSY.HNE. ML:4.2 0.002065 0.42 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:32.70
IV.CLTA.HHN. ML:3.3 0.000314 0.84 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:34.19
IV.SSY.HHN. ML:4.6 0.0059299999999999995 1.12 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:35.88
IV.CSLB.HNE. ML:3.4 0.0001835 1.22 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:35.99
IV.CSLB.HHE. ML:3.3 0.000157 0.76 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:36.00
IV.HVZN.HHN. ML:4.1 0.0018650000000000001 0.58 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:36.43
IV.HVZN.HNN. ML:4.1 0.0018599999999999999 0.6 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:36.44
IV.CIMI.HHN. ML:3.6 0.000288 0.84 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:36.59
IV.HVZN.HHE. ML:4.1 0.0018450000000000003 0.46 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:37.58
IV.HVZN.HNE. ML:4.1 0.001785 0.46 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:37.59
IV.SSY.HHE. ML:4.5 0.0045 0.64 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:38.40
IV.GIB.HHE. ML:3.9 0.0006020000000000001 0.62 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:44.38
IV.CLTA.HHE. ML:3.4 0.00045200000000000004 0.68 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:49.23
IV.CIMI.HNN. ML:3.6 0.000306 0.78 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:51.27
IV.EPZF.HHE. ML:3.8 0.0005745 0.6 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:56.46
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:3.5 0.00021950000000000002 0.98 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:56.18
IV.CSLB.HNN. ML:3.2 0.0001415 0.44 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:56.76
IV.CSLB.HHN. ML:3.2 0.0001385 1.44 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:56.77
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:3.5 0.000241 0.94 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:05:57.16
IV.PLAC.HHN. ML:3.4 0.0000931 0.42 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:06:02.04
IV.CIMI.HNE. ML:3.5 0.000277 0.66 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:06:02.36
IV.EPZF.HHN. ML:3.9 0.0006779999999999999 0.86 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:06:03.05
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:3.7 0.0003055 0.46 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:06:06.67
IV.IVPL.HNE. ML:3.9 0.0004285 1.36 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:06:15.73
IV.IVPL.HHE. ML:3.9 0.00045099999999999996 1.36 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:06:15.74
IV.CIMI.HHE. ML:3.5 0.0002525 0.86 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:06:16.62
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:3.9 0.000421 0.66 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:06:17.83
IV.IVPL.HHN. ML:3.9 0.00044950000000000003 0.8 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:06:18.44
IV.IVPL.HNN. ML:4.0 0.000486 0.58 AML other m 2023-01-26T18:06:19.63
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