Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.4 on date 15-02-2023 and time 18:06:10 (Italy) in region Malta [Sea]

A magnitude ML 2.4 earthquake occured in region: Malta [Sea], on

  • 15-02-2023 17:06:10 (UTC)
  • 15-02-2023 18:06:10 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 34.8520, 14.4440 at 10 km depth.

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

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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

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

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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 2.4 2023-02-15
17:06:10
34.8518 14.4435 10 2023-02-15
17:34:34
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 114459271
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2023-02-15 17:06:10 ± 0.45
Latitude 34.8518 ± 0.0270
Longitude 14.4435 ± 0.0756
Depth (km) 10 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 114459271

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 6890
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 3000
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 271
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 6890.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 334
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 22
Number of defining phases 13
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.24
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00000
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 3.15392
Number of stations at which the event was observed 18
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 10
Magnitude information

ML:2.4

Field Value
Value 2.4
Uncertainty 0.0
Num. used stations 2
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 114459271
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2023-02-15 17:34:34
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance(km) Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.CSNT.HHZ. 2023-02-15T17:08:17.17 3.0 negative manual Pn 6.75 0
IV.GUMA.HHZ. 2023-02-15T17:08:14.71 3.0 positive manual Pg 16.540001 0
IV.VULT.HHZ. 2023-02-15T17:08:09.94 3.0 undecidable manual Sg 2.36 0
IV.FRON.EHZ. 2023-02-15T17:08:08.31 3.0 positive manual Pn 2.56 0
IV.MURB.HHZ. 2023-02-15T17:07:58.78 3.0 undecidable manual Pn -4.24 0
IV.TDS.HHZ. 2023-02-15T17:07:38.34 3.0 undecidable manual Sg -3.69 0
IV.SGO.HHZ. 2023-02-15T17:07:24.01 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 1.64 0
IV.HCRL.HHE. 2023-02-15T17:07:22.15 0.6 undecidable manual S 11 274.8138 38 0.45 39
IV.RAFF.HHZ. 2023-02-15T17:07:19.49 0.6 undecidable manual S 358 263.0367 38 0.32 42
IV.TDS.HHZ. 2023-02-15T17:07:14.63 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 0.8 0
IV.CROCE.HHE. 2023-02-15T17:07:09.17 0.6 undecidable manual S 2 219.9132 38 -0.69 43
IV.GRI.EHZ. 2023-02-15T17:07:04.03 3.0 positive manual P -1.15 0
IV.GIB.HHZ. 2023-02-15T17:07:01.42 0.1 undecidable manual P 354 350.0829 38 0.36 57
IV.CMDO.HHE. 2023-02-15T17:06:54.08 1.0 undecidable manual P 349 295.0824 38 -0.13 19
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2023-02-15T17:06:52.08 0.1 undecidable manual P 8 279.609 38 -0.21 80
IV.HCRL.HHE. 2023-02-15T17:06:51.55 0.1 undecidable manual P 11 274.8138 38 -0.14 83
IV.HSRS.HHE. 2023-02-15T17:06:50.43 1.0 undecidable manual P 15 258.2415 38 0.8 18
IV.RAFF.HHZ. 2023-02-15T17:06:49.80 0.6 undecidable manual P 358 263.0367 38 -0.43 41
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2023-02-15T17:06:49.90 0.6 negative manual P 12 261.9378 38 -0.2 43
IV.HMDC.HHE. 2023-02-15T17:06:47.47 1.0 undecidable manual P 7 235.6863 38 0.64 21
IV.HAVL.HHZ. 2023-02-15T17:06:47.44 1.0 undecidable manual P 14 241.6803 38 -0.12 23
IV.CROCE.HHE. 2023-02-15T17:06:44.96 0.1 undecidable manual P 2 219.9132 38 0.1 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.RAFF.HHE. ML:2.4 0.0000398993 0.5632 AML other m 2023-02-15T17:07:28.63
IV.RAFF.HHN. ML:2.4 0.000046842825 0.576 AML other m 2023-02-15T17:07:24.92
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