Earthquake with magnitude of Md 3.0 on date 23-08-1985 and time 03:27:13 (Italy) in region 5 km NW Pignola (PZ)

A magnitude Md 3.0 earthquake occured in region: 5 km NW Pignola (PZ), on

  • 23-08-1985 01:27:13 (UTC)
  • 23-08-1985 03:27:13 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 40.61, 15.74 at 6 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 5 6962 6962
Tito PZ 6 7332 14294
Potenza PZ 6 67122 81416
Picerno PZ 10 5985 87401
Satriano di Lucania PZ 11 2374 89775
Abriola PZ 13 1531 91306
Ruoti PZ 14 3579 94885
Avigliano PZ 14 11577 106462
Sasso di Castalda PZ 15 835 107297
Baragiano PZ 15 2671 109968
Vaglio Basilicata PZ 16 2047 112015
Savoia di Lucania PZ 17 1127 113142
Brindisi Montagna PZ 17 908 114050
Sant'Angelo Le Fratte PZ 17 1429 115479
Calvello PZ 17 1948 117427
Brienza PZ 17 4078 121505
Anzi PZ 19 1696 123201
Pietragalla PZ 20 4160 127361
Vietri di Potenza PZ 20 2832 130193

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
6 Km SW of Potenza (67122 inhabitants)
64 Km E of Battipaglia (50786 inhabitants)
73 Km W of Matera (60436 inhabitants)
73 Km W of Altamura (70396 inhabitants)
74 Km S of Cerignola (58396 inhabitants)
83 Km SW of Andria (100440 inhabitants)
83 Km E of Salerno (135261 inhabitants)
87 Km E of Avellino (54857 inhabitants)
88 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 S of Foggia (151991 inhabitants)
98 Km SW of Bitonto (55540 inhabitants)
98 Km SW of Molfetta (59874 inhabitants)
100 Km SE of Benevento (60091 inhabitants)
Recent and historical Seismicity
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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 3.0 1985-08-23
01:27:13
40.61 15.74 6 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 12249
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1985-08-23 01:27:13 ± 0.527
Latitude 40.61 ± 0.03
Longitude 15.74 ± 0.03
Depth (km) 6 ± 4 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 12249

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) 3541.2
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 100
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 18
Number of defining phases 18
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.7
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.003
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.01765
Number of stations at which the event was observed 15
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 15
Magnitude information

Md:3

Field Value
Value 3
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 12249
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 17:15:31
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.BRT.Z. 1985-08-23T01:27:52.20 10.0 undecidable manual SN 75 0.0098 0.75 0.7
--.SOR.Z. 1985-08-23T01:27:49.50 10.0 undecidable manual SG 268 0.0096 -1.26 0.3
--.DR2.Z. 1985-08-23T01:27:47.50 10.0 undecidable manual PN 175 0.0176 0.05 1.2
--.SD1.Z. 1985-08-23T01:27:46.50 10.0 undecidable manual PN? 307 0.0164 1.02 0.3
--.MSC.Z. 1985-08-23T01:27:41.20 10.0 undecidable manual PN 293 0.0131 0.72 1
--.SGG.Z. 1985-08-23T01:27:39.30 10.0 undecidable manual PN 307 0.0116 1.15 0.7
--.PE1.Z. 1985-08-23T01:27:38.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 80 0.0116 -0.12 1.5
--.ROI.Z. 1985-08-23T01:27:36.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 148 0.0108 -1.08 0.8
--.OVO.Z. 1985-08-23T01:27:36.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 282 0.0093 1.4 0.5
--.BRT.Z. 1985-08-23T01:27:35.50 10.0 undecidable manual PN 75 0.0098 0.01 1.7
--.SOR.Z. 1985-08-23T01:27:34.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 268 0.0096 -1.09 0.8
--.BAI.Z. 1985-08-23T01:27:33.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 59 0.0089 -0.69 1.3
--.ORI.Z. 1985-08-23T01:27:31.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 135 0.0069 1.42 0.5
--.CSI.Z. 1985-08-23T01:27:31.20 10.0 undecidable manual PG 152 0.0083 -1.2 0.7
--.MMN.Z. 1985-08-23T01:27:29.60 10.0 undecidable manual PG 164 0.0066 0.57 1.4
--.SGO.Z. 1985-08-23T01:27:26.80 10.0 undecidable manual SG 261 0.003 0.12 1
--.TR9.Z. 1985-08-23T01:27:24.80 10.0 undecidable manual PG 318 0.0053 -1.33 0.6
--.SGO.Z. 1985-08-23T01:27:21.50 10.0 positive manual PG 261 0.003 0.31 3.2
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