Earthquake with magnitude of Md 3.1 on date 05-06-1996 and time 03:17:42 (Italy) in region 2 km NW Moliterno (PZ)

A magnitude Md 3.1 earthquake occured in region: 2 km NW Moliterno (PZ), on

  • 05-06-1996 01:17:42 (UTC)
  • 05-06-1996 03:17:42 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 40.26, 15.854 at 5 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV.

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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

Distances are determinated based on the geographic coordintes of the (Istat).
Municipality Region Dist Inh Cum Inh
Moliterno PZ 2 4062 4062
Sarconi PZ 3 1404 5466
Grumento Nova PZ 4 1700 7166
Tramutola PZ 9 3089 10255
Spinoso PZ 10 1462 11717
Viggiano PZ 10 3329 15046
Montemurro PZ 13 1235 16281
Montesano sulla Marcellana SA 13 6704 22985
Marsicovetere PZ 13 5546 28531
Casalbuono SA 15 1194 29725
Castelsaraceno PZ 16 1384 31109
Paterno PZ 17 3368 34477
San Martino d'Agri PZ 17 801 35278
Lagonegro PZ 17 5584 40862
Armento PZ 19 631 41493
Padula SA 19 5368 46861
Buonabitacolo SA 20 2549 49410

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
43 Km S of Potenza (67122 inhabitants)
78 Km SW of Matera (60436 inhabitants)
83 Km E of Battipaglia (50786 inhabitants)
87 Km SW of Altamura (70396 inhabitants)
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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 3.1 1996-06-05
01:17:42
40.26 15.854 5 2013-07-15
08:41:04
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 247059
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1996-06-05 01:17:42 ± 0.194
Latitude 40.2600 ± 0.0132
Longitude 15.8540 ± 0.0140
Depth (km) 5 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 247059

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) 1883.5
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 86
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 17
Number of defining phases 17
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) 0.00186
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.01967
Number of stations at which the event was observed 11
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 11
Magnitude information

Md:3.1

Field Value
Value 3.1
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 247059
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 20:53:46
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.BRT.Z. 1996-06-05T01:18:22.00 10.0 undecidable manual SN 57 0.0104 0.41 0.5
--.SOI.Z. 1996-06-05T01:18:20.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 175 0.0197 0.87 0.5
--.CI9.Z. 1996-06-05T01:18:13.00 10.0 undecidable manual SG 313 0.0078 -0.02 0.7
--.LCI.Z. 1996-06-05T01:18:13.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 86 0.0155 0.3 1.1
--.GRI.Z. 1996-06-05T01:18:10.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 162 0.0134 0.34 1.2
--.BRT.Z. 1996-06-05T01:18:05.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 57 0.0104 0.05 1.6
--.MU9.Z. 1996-06-05T01:18:03.00 10.0 undecidable manual SG 331 0.0051 -0.47 0.7
--.SGO.Z. 1996-06-05T01:18:02.00 10.0 undecidable manual SG 305 0.0045 0.49 0.6
--.ORI.Z. 1996-06-05T01:18:02.00 10.0 undecidable manual SG 114 0.0045 0.97 0.3
--.CI9.Z. 1996-06-05T01:18:01.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 313 0.0078 1 0.7
--.TDS.Z. 1996-06-05T01:17:55.50 10.0 undecidable manual PG 147 0.0063 -1.43 0.3
--.MU9.Z. 1996-06-05T01:17:53.40 10.0 undecidable manual PG 331 0.0051 -1.08 0.8
--.SGO.Z. 1996-06-05T01:17:52.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 305 0.0045 -1.36 0.4
--.ORI.Z. 1996-06-05T01:17:52.40 10.0 undecidable manual PG 114 0.0045 -0.67 1.3
--.MGR.Z. 1996-06-05T01:17:52.30 10.0 undecidable manual SG 241 0.0023 -0.04 1.1
--.MGR.Z. 1996-06-05T01:17:48.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 241 0.0023 -0.06 3.8
--.SL9.Z. 1996-06-05T01:17:47.50 10.0 undecidable manual PG 307 0.0019 0.45 1.5
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