Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.4 on date 17-09-1996 and time 05:48:12 (Italy) in region 5 km NW Poggioreale (TP)

A magnitude Md 2.4 earthquake occured in region: 5 km NW Poggioreale (TP), on

  • 17-09-1996 03:48:12 (UTC)
  • 17-09-1996 05:48:12 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.804, 13.01 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

Distances are determinated based on the geographic coordintes of the (Istat).
Municipality Region Dist Inh Cum Inh
Poggioreale TP 5 1494 1494
Salaparuta TP 5 1696 3190
Montevago AG 11 3006 6196
Santa Ninfa TP 12 5043 11239
Gibellina TP 12 4115 15354
Santa Margherita di Belice AG 12 6363 21717
Camporeale PA 13 3373 25090
Roccamena PA 13 1505 26595
Partanna TP 14 10607 37202
Contessa Entellina PA 18 1766 38968
Calatafimi-Segesta TP 18 6712 45680
Salemi TP 18 10794 56474
Vita TP 19 2056 58530
Sambuca di Sicilia AG 20 5877 64407

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
41 Km E of Mazara del Vallo (51718 inhabitants)
47 Km SW of Palermo (674435 inhabitants)
50 Km SE of Trapani (68759 inhabitants)
51 Km E of Marsala (83194 inhabitants)
54 Km SW of Bagheria (55387 inhabitants)
75 Km NW of Agrigento (59770 inhabitants)
99 Km W of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
Recent and historical seismicity
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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 2.4
ML-VAX 1.7
1996-09-17
03:48:12
37.804 13.01 10 2013-07-15
08:41:04
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 252519
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1996-09-17 03:48:12 ± 0.566
Latitude 37.8040 ± 0.0388
Longitude 13.0100 ± 0.0209
Depth (km) 10 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 252519

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) 4686.3
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 208
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 10
Number of defining phases 10
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.5
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00364
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.00818
Number of stations at which the event was observed 5
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 5
Magnitudes information

Md:2.4

Field Value
Value 2.4
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 252519
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 20:58:57

ML:1.7

Field Value
Value 1.7
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 252519
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
--.USI.Z. 1996-09-17T03:48:43.29 10.0 undecidable manual SG 8 0.0082 -0.03 0.6
--.CS9.Z. 1996-09-17T03:48:42.00 10.0 undecidable manual SG 80 0.0076 0.84 0.4
--.GIB.Z. 1996-09-17T03:48:41.48 10.0 undecidable manual SG 76 0.0074 1.12 0.3
--.LVI.Z. 1996-09-17T03:48:31.88 10.0 undecidable manual SG 288 0.005 -0.08 0.6
--.USI.Z. 1996-09-17T03:48:30.18 10.0 positive manual PG 8 0.0082 0.08 3
--.GIB.Z. 1996-09-17T03:48:27.70 10.0 undecidable manual PG 76 0.0074 -0.69 0.9
--.CS9.Z. 1996-09-17T03:48:27.81 10.0 undecidable manual PG 80 0.0076 -1.04 0.5
--.ERC.Z. 1996-09-17T03:48:26.00 10.0 undecidable manual SG 304 0.0036 -0.99 0.2
--.LVI.Z. 1996-09-17T03:48:25.18 10.0 undecidable manual PG 288 0.005 1.64 0.3
--.ERC.Z. 1996-09-17T03:48:20.62 10.0 positive manual PG 304 0.0036 -0.05 3.2
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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