Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.2 on date 05-11-1988 and time 14:02:44 (UTC) in region Costa Cilentana (Salerno)

A magnitude Md 2.2 earthquake occured in region: Costa Cilentana (Salerno), on

  • 05-11-1988 14:02:44 (UTC)
  • 05-11-1988 15:02:44 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 39.798, 15.187 at 16 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV.

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An earthquake occurred to
92 Km S of Battipaglia (50786 inhabitants)
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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Md 2.2 1988-11-05
39.798 15.187 16 2013-07-15
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 80479
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information


Field Value
Time (UTC) 1988-11-05 14:02:44 ± 0.886
Latitude 39.7980 ± 0.0382
Longitude 15.1870 ± 0.0669
Depth (km) 16 ± 7 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 80479


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) 7126.3
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68


Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 238
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) 0.6
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00397
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.00834
Number of stations at which the event was observed 5
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 5
Magnitude information


Field Value
Value 2.2
Num. used stations 2
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 80479
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 18:15:43
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.TDS.Z. 1988-11-05T14:03:16.00 10.0 undecidable manual SN 98 0.008 0.96 0.3
--.SGO.Z. 1988-11-05T14:03:11.00 10.0 undecidable manual SG 7 0.0069 -0.04 0.7
--.CSI.Z. 1988-11-05T14:03:02.50 10.0 undecidable manual PG 90 0.0076 1.15 0.5
--.TDS.Z. 1988-11-05T14:03:02.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 98 0.008 -0.11 1.6
--.CZI.Z. 1988-11-05T14:03:02.00 10.0 negative manual PN 128 0.0083 -0.61 2.3
--.SGO.Z. 1988-11-05T14:03:00.50 10.0 undecidable manual PG 7 0.0069 0.7 1.1
--.MGR.Z. 1988-11-05T14:03:00.00 10.0 undecidable manual SG 39 0.004 -0.68 0.5
--.MGR.Z. 1988-11-05T14:02:53.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 39 0.004 -0.82 1
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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