Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.4 on date 05-12-1997 and time 08:53:05 (Italy) in region 5 km NW Norcia (PG)

A magnitude Md 2.4 earthquake occured in region: 5 km NW Norcia (PG), on

  • 05-12-1997 07:53:05 (UTC)
  • 05-12-1997 08:53:05 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 42.82, 13.06 at 13 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
Norcia PG 5 4957 4957
Preci PG 6 724 5681
Castelsantangelo sul Nera MC 11 281 5962
Cerreto di Spoleto PG 11 1075 7037
Cascia PG 12 3217 10254
Visso MC 12 1107 11361
Sellano PG 13 1079 12440
Ussita MC 15 444 12884
Poggiodomo PG 16 117 13001
Vallo di Nera PG 17 364 13365
Monte Cavallo MC 20 145 13510

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
32 Km E of Foligno (57155 inhabitants)
44 Km NE of Terni (111501 inhabitants)
56 Km W of Teramo (54892 inhabitants)
60 Km NW of L'Aquila (69753 inhabitants)
63 Km SE of Perugia (166134 inhabitants)
90 Km NE of Viterbo (67173 inhabitants)
95 Km N of Guidonia Montecelio (88673 inhabitants)
96 Km W of Montesilvano (53738 inhabitants)
96 Km SW of Ancona (100861 inhabitants)
98 Km N of Tivoli (56533 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 2.4 1997-12-05
07:53:05
42.82 13.06 13 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 315839
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1997-12-05 07:53:05 ± 0.314
Latitude 42.82 ± 0.01
Longitude 13.06 ± 0.03
Depth (km) 13 ± 3 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 315839

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) 2397.8
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 134
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) 0.2
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00032
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.00607
Number of stations at which the event was observed 4
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 4
Magnitude information

Md:2.4

Field Value
Value 2.4
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 315839
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 21:56:07
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.ARV.Z. 1997-12-05T07:53:29.20 10.0 undecidable manual SG 353 0.0061 -0.39 0.1
--.MNS.Z. 1997-12-05T07:53:24.78 10.0 undecidable manual SG 212 0.0046 0.29 0.4
--.ARV.Z. 1997-12-05T07:53:20.14 10.0 undecidable manual PG 353 0.0061 0.57 0.4
--.ASS.Z. 1997-12-05T07:53:20.18 10.0 undecidable manual SG 308 0.0034 0.15 0.4
--.MNS.Z. 1997-12-05T07:53:16.55 10.0 undecidable manual PG 212 0.0046 -0.07 1.3
--.ASS.Z. 1997-12-05T07:53:13.86 10.0 undecidable manual PG 308 0.0034 -0.19 1.3
--.NRCA.Z. 1997-12-05T07:53:10.52 10.0 undecidable manual SG 77 0.0003 0.08 0.6
--.NRCA.Z. 1997-12-05T07:53:08.45 10.0 positive manual PG 77 0.0003 -0.06 3.5
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