Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.7 on date 18-02-1985 and time 09:27:37 (Italy) in region 3 km NW Satriano di Lucania (PZ)

A magnitude Md 2.7 earthquake occured in region: 3 km NW Satriano di Lucania (PZ), on

  • 18-02-1985 08:27:37 (UTC)
  • 18-02-1985 09:27:37 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 40.56, 15.6 at 10 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
Satriano di Lucania PZ 3 2374 2374
Sant'Angelo Le Fratte PZ 4 1429 3803
Savoia di Lucania PZ 4 1127 4930
Tito PZ 7 7332 12262
Caggiano SA 9 2765 15027
Picerno PZ 9 5985 21012
Vietri di Potenza PZ 9 2832 23844
Brienza PZ 9 4078 27922
Sasso di Castalda PZ 10 835 28757
Polla SA 11 5279 34036
Atena Lucana SA 12 2336 36372
Salvitelle SA 13 560 36932
Balvano PZ 13 1830 38762
Pertosa SA 13 690 39452
Baragiano PZ 13 2671 42123
Sant'Arsenio SA 14 2815 44938
Auletta SA 15 2336 47274
San Pietro al Tanagro SA 15 1695 48969
Pignola PZ 15 6962 55931
Ricigliano SA 16 1144 57075
Romagnano al Monte SA 16 368 57443
Sala Consilina SA 18 12664 70107
San Rufo SA 18 1754 71861
Abriola PZ 19 1531 73392
Ruoti PZ 19 3579 76971
Marsico Nuovo PZ 19 4098 81069
Potenza PZ 19 67122 148191
Petina SA 20 1159 149350

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
19 Km W of Potenza (67122 inhabitants)
53 Km E of Battipaglia (50786 inhabitants)
72 Km E of Salerno (135261 inhabitants)
77 Km E of Cava de' Tirreni (53659 inhabitants)
79 Km SE of Avellino (54857 inhabitants)
82 Km SW of Cerignola (58396 inhabitants)
85 Km W of Matera (60436 inhabitants)
85 Km W of Altamura (70396 inhabitants)
93 Km E of Scafati (50787 inhabitants)
94 Km SE of Benevento (60091 inhabitants)
94 Km SW of Andria (100440 inhabitants)
96 Km E of Castellammare di Stabia (66466 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 2.7 1985-02-18
08:27:37
40.56 15.6 10 2013-07-15
08:41:04
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 1889
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1985-02-18 08:27:37 ± 0.424
Latitude 40.56 ± 0.04
Longitude 15.60 ± 0.03
Depth (km) 10 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 1889

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) 4942.9
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 158
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 7
Number of defining phases 7
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) 0.00202
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.01109
Number of stations at which the event was observed 5
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 5
Magnitude information

Md:2.7

Field Value
Value 2.7
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 1
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 1889
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 17:06:55
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.ORI.Z. 1985-02-18T08:28:06.50 10.0 undecidable manual SG 128 0.0073 1.28 0.1
--.SGG.Z. 1985-02-18T08:28:01.10 10.0 undecidable manual PN 311 0.0111 0.99 0.4
--.SOR.Z. 1985-02-18T08:27:56.00 10.0 negative manual PG 271 0.0087 0 2.9
--.ORI.Z. 1985-02-18T08:27:52.50 10.0 undecidable manual PG 128 0.0073 -0.81 0.8
--.TR9.Z. 1985-02-18T08:27:48.10 10.0 undecidable manual PG 329 0.005 -0.45 1.4
--.SGO.Z. 1985-02-18T08:27:46.50 10.0 undecidable manual SG 269 0.002 0.32 0.6
--.SGO.Z. 1985-02-18T08:27:41.50 10.0 undecidable manual PG 269 0.002 -0.81 0.8
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