Earthquake with magnitude of Md 3.2 on date 18-10-1985 and time 17:46:47 (UTC) in region 6 km S Forenza (PZ)

A magnitude Md 3.2 earthquake occured in region: 6 km S Forenza (PZ), on

  • 18-10-1985 17:46:47 (UTC)
  • 18-10-1985 18:46:47 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 40.81, 15.85 at 0 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
Forenza PZ 6 2122 2122
Pietragalla PZ 7 4160 6282
Acerenza PZ 8 2402 8684
Cancellara PZ 11 1309 9993
Maschito PZ 11 1670 11663
Filiano PZ 12 2926 14589
Oppido Lucano PZ 13 3813 18402
Avigliano PZ 14 11577 29979
Banzi PZ 15 1361 31340
Ripacandida PZ 16 1744 33084
Genzano di Lucania PZ 16 5750 38834
Ginestra PZ 17 747 39581
Vaglio Basilicata PZ 17 2047 41628
Palazzo San Gervasio PZ 17 4914 46542
Venosa PZ 18 11863 58405
Ruoti PZ 18 3579 61984
Atella PZ 18 3827 65811
Tolve PZ 19 3251 69062
Potenza PZ 19 67122 136184
Rionero in Vulture PZ 20 13230 149414

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
19 Km N of Potenza (67122 inhabitants)
51 Km S of Cerignola (58396 inhabitants)
59 Km W of Altamura (70396 inhabitants)
60 Km SW of Andria (100440 inhabitants)
65 Km W of Matera (60436 inhabitants)
67 Km SW of Barletta (94814 inhabitants)
70 Km SW of Trani (56217 inhabitants)
73 Km SW of Bisceglie (55422 inhabitants)
77 Km E of Battipaglia (50786 inhabitants)
77 Km SW of Molfetta (59874 inhabitants)
77 Km SE of Foggia (151991 inhabitants)
78 Km W of Bitonto (55540 inhabitants)
90 Km E of Avellino (54857 inhabitants)
91 Km S of Manfredonia (57279 inhabitants)
92 Km W of Bari (326344 inhabitants)
93 Km E of Salerno (135261 inhabitants)
97 Km E of Benevento (60091 inhabitants)
97 Km E of Cava de' Tirreni (53659 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 3.2
ML-VAX 2.9
1985-10-18
17:46:47
40.81 15.85 1 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 14849
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1985-10-18 17:46:47 ± 0.511
Latitude 40.81 ± 0.02
Longitude 15.85 ± 0.02
Depth (km) 1 ± 4 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 14849

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) 2427.3
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 64
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 28
Number of defining phases 28
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) 0.00429
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.04865
Number of stations at which the event was observed 23
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 23
Magnitudes information

Md:3.2

Field Value
Value 3.2
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 14849
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 17:17:40

ML:2.9

Field Value
Value 2.9
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 14849
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2015-04-28 13:07:13
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.VOY.Z. 1985-10-18T17:48:10.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 345 0.0486 0.44 0.8
--.LJU.Z. 1985-10-18T17:48:07.80 10.0 undecidable manual PN 349 0.0478 -0.52 0.7
--.AR1.Z. 1985-10-18T17:47:43.50 10.0 undecidable manual PN 321 0.031 0.9 0.7
--.LCI.Z. 1985-10-18T17:47:42.50 10.0 undecidable manual SN 104 0.016 -0.67 0.5
--.AS1.Z. 1985-10-18T17:47:41.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 314 0.0295 0.73 0.9
--.MNS.Z. 1985-10-18T17:47:35.50 10.0 undecidable manual PN 304 0.0256 1.14 0.6
--.PE1.Z. 1985-10-18T17:47:27.00 10.0 undecidable manual SN 89 0.0107 -2.09 0.1
--.DR2.Z. 1985-10-18T17:47:25.50 10.0 undecidable manual PN 177 0.0194 0.47 1.4
--.BRT.Z. 1985-10-18T17:47:23.00 10.0 undecidable manual SG 85 0.0088 -0.03 0.7
--.LCI.Z. 1985-10-18T17:47:21.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 104 0.016 1.24 0.7
--.SD1.Z. 1985-10-18T17:47:21.20 10.0 undecidable manual PN 300 0.0159 1.48 0.5
--.ORI.Z. 1985-10-18T17:47:19.50 10.0 undecidable manual SG 148 0.0079 -0.31 0.7
--.MS1.Z. 1985-10-18T17:47:19.00 10.0 undecidable manual SG 3 0.008 -1.31 0.3
--.CZI.Z. 1985-10-18T17:47:17.40 10.0 undecidable manual PN 171 0.0144 0.05 1.8
--.DUI.Z. 1985-10-18T17:47:15.50 10.0 undecidable manual PN 309 0.0121 1.68 0.3
--.MSC.Z. 1985-10-18T17:47:14.10 10.0 undecidable manual PN 285 0.0132 -1.37 0.6
--.SGG.Z. 1985-10-18T17:47:13.30 10.0 undecidable manual PN 297 0.0113 0.82 1.2
--.PE1.Z. 1985-10-18T17:47:11.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 89 0.0107 -0.63 1.4
--.SOR.Z. 1985-10-18T17:47:10.40 10.0 undecidable manual PN 258 0.0105 -0.99 1
--.OVO.Z. 1985-10-18T17:47:10.30 10.0 undecidable manual PG 271 0.0099 0 1.8
--.CSI.Z. 1985-10-18T17:47:10.50 10.0 undecidable manual PG 161 0.0096 0.59 1.4
--.BRT.Z. 1985-10-18T17:47:08.50 10.0 undecidable manual PG 85 0.0088 0.37 1.6
--.ORI.Z. 1985-10-18T17:47:07.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 148 0.0079 0.73 1.3
--.MMN.Z. 1985-10-18T17:47:07.20 10.0 undecidable manual PG 173 0.0083 0.13 1.8
--.MS1.Z. 1985-10-18T17:47:05.30 10.0 undecidable manual PG 3 0.008 -1.26 0.7
--.BAI.Z. 1985-10-18T17:47:04.70 10.0 undecidable manual PG 68 0.0074 -0.62 1.4
--.TR9.Z. 1985-10-18T17:46:58.70 10.0 undecidable manual PG 296 0.0047 -0.76 1.3
--.SGO.Z. 1985-10-18T17:46:57.50 10.0 positive manual PG 238 0.0043 -0.99 2
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