Earthquake with magnitude of Md 3.0 on date 12-01-1986 and time 12:03:47 (UTC) in region Adriatico Centrale (MARE)

A magnitude Md 3.0 earthquake occured in region: Adriatico Centrale (MARE), on

  • 12-01-1986 12:03:47 (UTC)
  • 12-01-1986 13:03:47 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 42.49, 15.237 at 10 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

No Italian municipalities within 20 km distance.

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
84 Km E of Pescara (121014 inhabitants)
89 Km E of Chieti (51815 inhabitants)
89 Km E of Montesilvano (53738 inhabitants)
90 Km N of San Severo (53905 inhabitants)
Recent and historical seismicity
Seismic hazard
Felt maps
Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Md 3.0 1986-01-12
42.49 15.237 10 2013-07-15
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 20109
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information


Field Value
Time (UTC) 1986-01-12 12:03:47 ± 0.384
Latitude 42.4900 ± 0.0206
Longitude 15.2370 ± 0.0657
Depth (km) 10 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 20109


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) 5855.4
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68


Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 190
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 8
Number of defining phases 8
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.3
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00907
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.03295
Number of stations at which the event was observed 8
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 8
Magnitude information


Field Value
Value 3
Num. used stations 2
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 20109
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 17:22:42
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.VOY.Z. 1986-01-12T12:04:44.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 344 0.0329 0.15 0.8
--.CEY.Z. 1986-01-12T12:04:38.70 10.0 undecidable manual PN 349 0.0296 -0.08 0.9
--.MNS.Z. 1986-01-12T12:04:20.50 10.0 undecidable manual PN 267 0.0169 1.08 0.2
--.TR9.Z. 1986-01-12T12:04:13.30 10.0 undecidable manual PN 179 0.013 0 1.2
--.SD1.Z. 1986-01-12T12:04:11.50 10.0 positive manual PN 233 0.0118 -0.05 2.5
--.AQU.Z. 1986-01-12T12:04:11.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 264 0.0122 -1.18 0.1
--.SGG.Z. 1986-01-12T12:04:10.80 10.0 undecidable manual PN 209 0.0114 -0.18 1.2
--.DUI.Z. 1986-01-12T12:04:07.60 10.0 undecidable manual PG 214 0.0091 0.3 1.1
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
Fault Plane solutions in the area
Type Description Link
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