Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.9 on date 13-08-1985 and time 10:16:20 (UTC) in region 6 km N Cascia (PG)

A magnitude Md 2.9 earthquake occured in region: 6 km N Cascia (PG), on

  • 13-08-1985 10:16:20 (UTC)
  • 13-08-1985 12:16:20 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 42.78, 13.01 at 8 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
Cascia PG 6 3217 3217
Norcia PG 7 4957 8174
Cerreto di Spoleto PG 9 1075 9249
Poggiodomo PG 10 117 9366
Preci PG 12 724 10090
Vallo di Nera PG 12 364 10454
Sellano PG 15 1079 11533
Monteleone di Spoleto PG 15 599 12132
Sant'Anatolia di Narco PG 15 564 12696
Scheggino PG 16 461 13157
Castelsantangelo sul Nera MC 18 281 13438
Visso MC 18 1107 14545
Campello sul Clitunno PG 20 2442 16987

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
32 Km SE of Foligno (57155 inhabitants)
38 Km NE of Terni (111501 inhabitants)
57 Km NW of L'Aquila (69753 inhabitants)
58 Km W of Teramo (54892 inhabitants)
63 Km SE of Perugia (166134 inhabitants)
84 Km E of Viterbo (67173 inhabitants)
89 Km N of Guidonia Montecelio (88673 inhabitants)
92 Km N of Tivoli (56533 inhabitants)
97 Km W of Montesilvano (53738 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 Md 2.9 1985-08-13
10:16:20
42.78 13.01 8 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 11679
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1985-08-13 10:16:20 ± 0.404
Latitude 42.78 ± 0.02
Longitude 13.01 ± 0.03
Depth (km) 8 ± 4 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 11679

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description horizontal uncertainty
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter)
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter)
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi)
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 2685.9
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 105
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 13
Number of defining phases 13
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.5
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00186
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.01093
Number of stations at which the event was observed 8
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 8
Magnitude information

Md:2.9

Field Value
Value 2.9
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 5
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 11679
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 17:15:03
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.SD1.Z. 1985-08-13T10:16:45.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 150 0.0109 1.38 0.2
--.RDP.Z. 1985-08-13T10:16:40.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 192 0.0093 -1.13 0.4
--.MNS.Z. 1985-08-13T10:16:37.00 10.0 undecidable manual SG 212 0.0041 -0.67 0.4
--.CM2.Z. 1985-08-13T10:16:36.60 10.0 undecidable manual SG 12 0.0038 0.08 0.9
--.AS1.Z. 1985-08-13T10:16:36.50 10.0 undecidable manual SG 317 0.0035 1.15 0.2
--.ALP.Z. 1985-08-13T10:16:35.30 10.0 undecidable manual SG 89 0.0036 -0.56 0.7
--.AQU.Z. 1985-08-13T10:16:33.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 145 0.0045 1.71 0.1
--.AS1.Z. 1985-08-13T10:16:29.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 317 0.0035 -0.06 1.5
--.PO9.Z. 1985-08-13T10:16:29.00 10.0 undecidable manual SG 194 0.0019 0.07 0.6
--.CM2.Z. 1985-08-13T10:16:29.60 10.0 positive manual PG 12 0.0038 -0.14 2.9
--.MNS.Z. 1985-08-13T10:16:29.90 10.0 undecidable manual PG 212 0.0041 -0.5 1.2
--.ALP.Z. 1985-08-13T10:16:28.80 10.0 positive manual PG 89 0.0036 -0.55 2.3
--.PO9.Z. 1985-08-13T10:16:25.50 10.0 undecidable manual PG 194 0.0019 0.15 1.5
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