Earthquake with magnitude of Md 3.2 on date 20-08-1996 and time 07:00:01 (Italy) in region V3 Val Venosta (ITALIA, SVIZZERA, AUSTRIA)

A magnitude Md 3.2 earthquake occured in region: V3 Val Venosta (ITALIA, SVIZZERA, AUSTRIA), on

  • 20-08-1996 05:00:01 (UTC)
  • 20-08-1996 07:00:01 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 46.9, 10.23 at 0 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
97 Km W of Bolzano (106441 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 3.2
ML-VAX 2.1
1996-08-20
05:00:01
46.9 10.23 0 2013-07-15
08:41:04
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 251329
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1996-08-20 05:00:01 ± 1.446
Latitude 46.90 ± 0.05
Longitude 10.23 ± 0.05
Depth (km) 0 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 251329

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) 6693.3
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 224
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) 0.8
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00389
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.02857
Number of stations at which the event was observed 11
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 11
Magnitudes information

Md:3.2

Field Value
Value 3.2
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 251329
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 20:57:45

ML:2.1

Field Value
Value 2.1
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 251329
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
--.BNI.Z. 1996-08-20T05:00:53.15 10.0 undecidable manual PN 234 0.0277 1.57 0.4
--.DOI.Z. 1996-08-20T05:00:53.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 222 0.0286 0.13 1.3
--.CKI.Z. 1996-08-20T05:00:49.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 209 0.0254 0.87 1
--.VAI.Z. 1996-08-20T05:00:48.82 10.0 undecidable manual SN 224 0.013 -0.34 0.7
--.EB9.Z. 1996-08-20T05:00:43.50 10.0 undecidable manual PN 177 0.0223 0.11 1.5
--.BOB.Z. 1996-08-20T05:00:40.64 10.0 undecidable manual PN 194 0.0198 1.13 0.8
--.ORO.Z. 1996-08-20T05:00:36.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 231 0.0181 -0.85 1
--.VVI.Z. 1996-08-20T05:00:34.43 10.0 undecidable manual PN 120 0.0159 0.84 1.3
--.FVI.Z. 1996-08-20T05:00:32.98 10.0 undecidable manual PN 99 0.0159 -0.64 1.3
--.SAL.Z. 1996-08-20T05:00:27.20 10.0 undecidable manual PN 170 0.0117 -0.06 1.8
--.VAI.Z. 1996-08-20T05:00:27.50 10.0 undecidable manual PN 224 0.013 -1.58 0.4
--.BR9.Z. 1996-08-20T05:00:19.12 10.0 undecidable manual SG 167 0.0039 0.58 0.5
--.BR9.Z. 1996-08-20T05:00:10.27 10.0 undecidable manual PG 167 0.0039 -1.13 1
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