Earthquake with magnitude of Mw 6.3 on date 26-01-2014 and time 14:55:44 (Italy) in region Costa Greca Ionica (GRECIA)

A magnitude Mw 6.3 earthquake occured in region: Costa Greca Ionica (GRECIA), on

  • 26-01-2014 13:55:44 (UTC)
  • 26-01-2014 14:55:44 (UTC +01:00) Italian time
  • 26-01-2014 15:55:44 (UTC +02:00) local time in the region of the earthquake (Europe/Athens)

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.23, 20.48 at 10 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Sala Sismica INGV-Roma.

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

No Italian municipalities within 20 km distance.

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

No Italian municipalities within 100 km from the epicenter with at least 50000 inhabitants.

Recent and historical seismicity
Seismic hazard
Shakemap
Felt maps
Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Reviewed
Rev200
Mw 6.3
Mw 5.9
2014-01-26
13:55:44
38.23 20.48 10 2014-10-21
12:08:56
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 5371261
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2014-01-26 13:55:44
Latitude 38.2300
Longitude 20.4800
Depth (km) 10 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 200 -> AGENDA-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 5371261

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description
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) 0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 0
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 1
Number of defining phases 1
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec)
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree)
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree)
Number of stations at which the event was observed 0
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 0
Magnitudes information

Mw:5.9

Field Value
Value 5.9
Uncertainty
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude Mw
Reference to an origin 5371261
Agency INGV
Autore TDMT-INGV Revised
Time of creation (UTC) 2014-01-28 11:43:07

Mw:6.3

Field Value
Value 6.3
Uncertainty 0
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude Mw
Reference to an origin 5371261
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2014-01-26 14:20:11
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor

TDMT details

Field Value
MagnitudeMw 5.9
Scalar Moment8.79757E+24 dyne-cm
Computed depth16 km
QualityAa
Variance Reduction55.6%
Double Couple99%
CLVD1%
ISO0%
Model usedCIA
Modemanual
Statusreviewed

Moment Tensor Components

Component Value
Mrr-1.565201E+23
Mtt6.773827E+24
Mpp-6.617307E+24
Mrt-6.37577E+22
Mrp-1.1063491E+24
Mtp5.5966652E+24

Nodal Planes

Name Strike Dip Rake
PN12587-173
PN229583-3

Fault Plane solution

Focal Mechanism

psmeca (GMT documentation)

20.48 38.23 16 25 87 -173 295 83 -3 8.79757 24 20.98 38.73

TDMT references

More info and references

Station Distribution

Station Distribution

TDMT station details

Sta Dist Azi V R zcor
PZUN 483.4 305.2 40.14% 235
KTHA 316.9 132.9 11.16% 225
MATE 421.6 310.7 75.11% 226
APE 463.9 104.6 83.25% 234
GVD 495.8 138.3 25.78% 248
ITM 172.8 132 41.81% 207
AGG 183.9 60.9 11.17% 209
CHOS 487.5 86.2 51.09% 238
FNA 293.8 15.1 74.39% 220
GRG 344.8 28 78.94% 225
HORT 346.4 39.8 58.5% 226
KNT 385.9 31.7 84.13% 230
LIT 270.6 39.3 75.3% 217
PAIG 335.2 54.6 28.47% 224
SOH 379.2 39.8 41.42% 229
SRS 416 38.8 65.09% 233
THE 341.7 37.9 75.46% 226
XOR 267.2 61 8.56% 217
ACER 482.4 307.5 68.37% 234
AMUR 446.3 313 75.31% 229
MESG 346.2 320 40.17% 220
MGR 475.3 298 26.46% 239
MTSN 466.5 300.5 49.27% 238
NOCI 408.6 315.1 65.15% 225
PALZ 491.4 309.2 21.58% 233
PIPA 347.2 294.8 22.64% 223
PDG 477.7 347.9 13.17% 246
TIR 350.1 351.5 21.17% 229
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