Earthquake with magnitude of Md 3.1 on date 05-08-1996 and time 01:11:57 (UTC) in region Malta [Sea]

A magnitude Md 3.1 earthquake occured in region: Malta [Sea], on

  • 05-08-1996 01:11:57 (UTC)
  • 05-08-1996 03:11:57 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 34.8640, 16.1190 at 10 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

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
Bulletin
Rev1000
Md 3.1
ML-VAX 3.1
1996-08-05
01:11:57
34.864 16.119 10 2013-07-15
08:41:04
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 250329
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1996-08-05 01:11:57 ± 1.655
Latitude 34.8640 ± 0.1091
Longitude 16.1190 ± 0.2263
Depth (km) 10 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 250329

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) 23943.1
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 328
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 9
Number of defining phases 9
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.8
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.02242
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.05318
Number of stations at which the event was observed 6
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 6
Magnitudes information

Md:3.1

Field Value
Value 3.1
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 1
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 250329
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 20:56:49

ML:3.1

Field Value
Value 3.1
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 250329
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
--.SC9.Z. 1996-08-05T01:13:30.77 10.0 undecidable manual SN 354 0.0306 1.39 0.2
--.MU9.Z. 1996-08-05T01:13:25.92 10.0 undecidable manual PN 354 0.0532 0.76 0.9
--.SOI.Z. 1996-08-05T01:13:24.90 10.0 undecidable manual SN 358 0.0288 0.23 0.6
--.AU9.Z. 1996-08-05T01:13:06.32 10.0 undecidable manual SN 342 0.0224 -1.42 0.2
--.GRI.Z. 1996-08-05T01:12:58.26 10.0 undecidable manual PN 2 0.0356 -0.11 1.4
--.GIB.Z. 1996-08-05T01:12:54.45 10.0 undecidable manual PN 331 0.0319 1.79 0.3
--.SC9.Z. 1996-08-05T01:12:51.13 10.0 positive manual PN 354 0.0306 0.41 2.8
--.SOI.Z. 1996-08-05T01:12:47.35 10.0 undecidable manual PN 358 0.0288 -0.65 1.2
--.AU9.Z. 1996-08-05T01:12:36.88 10.0 positive manual PN 342 0.0224 -1.34 1.3
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