Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.9 on date 05-12-1999 and time 07:09:42 (Italy) in region 3 km SE Partanna (TP)

A magnitude Md 2.9 earthquake occured in region: 3 km SE Partanna (TP), on

  • 05-12-1999 06:09:42 (UTC)
  • 05-12-1999 07:09:42 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.694, 12.907 at 5 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
Partanna TP 4 10607 10607
Montevago AG 8 3006 13613
Santa Ninfa TP 9 5043 18656
Castelvetrano TP 10 31806 50462
Santa Margherita di Belice AG 10 6363 56825
Salaparuta TP 11 1696 58521
Menfi AG 12 12592 71113
Gibellina TP 13 4115 75228
Poggioreale TP 14 1494 76722
Campobello di Mazara TP 16 11956 88678
Salemi TP 17 10794 99472
Sambuca di Sicilia AG 19 5877 105349

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
28 Km E of Mazara del Vallo (51718 inhabitants)
43 Km E of Marsala (83194 inhabitants)
50 Km SE of Trapani (68759 inhabitants)
62 Km SW of Palermo (674435 inhabitants)
68 Km SW of Bagheria (55387 inhabitants)
74 Km NW of Agrigento (59770 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
Bulletin
Rev1000
Md 2.9
ML-VAX 3.0
1999-12-05
06:09:42
37.694 12.907 5 2013-07-15
08:41:04
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 377809
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1999-12-05 06:09:42 ± 0.225
Latitude 37.6940 ± 0.0159
Longitude 12.9070 ± 0.0163
Depth (km) 5 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 377809

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) 2271.9
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 94
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 22
Number of defining phases 22
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.6
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00235
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.02679
Number of stations at which the event was observed 15
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 15
Magnitudes information

Md:2.9

Field Value
Value 2.9
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 377809
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 22:54:48

ML:3

Field Value
Value 3
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 377809
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
--.AU9.Z. 1999-12-05T06:10:39.27 10.0 undecidable manual SN 102 0.0169 -0.06 0.6
--.GRI.Z. 1999-12-05T06:10:29.92 10.0 undecidable manual PN 66 0.0268 -0.41 0.9
--.SOI.Z. 1999-12-05T06:10:24.91 10.0 undecidable manual PN 80 0.0226 0.98 0.7
--.MO9.Z. 1999-12-05T06:10:20.28 10.0 undecidable manual PN 81 0.0199 0.35 1.2
--.USI.Z. 1999-12-05T06:10:19.22 10.0 undecidable manual SG 12 0.0093 0.43 0.5
--.GIB.Z. 1999-12-05T06:10:16.28 10.0 undecidable manual SG 71 0.0083 0.9 0.4
--.CS9.Z. 1999-12-05T06:10:15.68 10.0 undecidable manual SG 75 0.0085 -0.32 0.7
--.AU9.Z. 1999-12-05T06:10:14.99 10.0 undecidable manual PN 102 0.0169 -0.37 1.2
--.SA1.Z. 1999-12-05T06:10:13.19 10.0 undecidable manual PN 59 0.0157 -0.22 1.4
--.PZI.Z. 1999-12-05T06:10:12.96 10.0 undecidable manual PN 111 0.0156 -0.39 1.2
--.FAVR.Z. 1999-12-05T06:10:09.76 10.0 undecidable manual SG 125 0.0066 0.59 0.7
--.MNO.Z. 1999-12-05T06:10:09.43 10.0 undecidable manual PN 80 0.0129 0.33 1.6
--.PTS.Z. 1999-12-05T06:10:04.70 10.0 undecidable manual PN 219 0.0102 -0.43 1.3
--.USI.Z. 1999-12-05T06:10:02.21 10.0 undecidable manual PG 12 0.0093 -1.29 0.7
--.CS9.Z. 1999-12-05T06:10:01.47 10.0 undecidable manual PG 75 0.0085 -0.42 1.6
--.GIB.Z. 1999-12-05T06:10:01.91 10.0 undecidable manual PG 71 0.0083 0.38 1.6
--.ERC.Z. 1999-12-05T06:09:59.62 10.0 undecidable manual SG 323 0.0038 0.54 0.5
--.FAVR.Z. 1999-12-05T06:09:59.77 10.0 positive manual PG 125 0.0066 1.83 0.6
--.LVI.Z. 1999-12-05T06:09:55.16 10.0 undecidable manual PG 303 0.0048 0.95 1.1
--.CLTB.Z. 1999-12-05T06:09:53.46 10.0 undecidable manual SG 115 0.0023 0.34 0.7
--.ERC.Z. 1999-12-05T06:09:51.75 10.0 undecidable manual PG 323 0.0038 -0.37 1.7
--.CLTB.Z. 1999-12-05T06:09:47.53 10.0 negative manual PG 115 0.0023 -1.15 1.1
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