Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.3 on date 15-03-1985 and time 21:26:59 (Italy) in region 3 km W Cercenasco (TO)

A magnitude Md 2.3 earthquake occured in region: 3 km W Cercenasco (TO), on

  • 15-03-1985 20:26:59 (UTC)
  • 15-03-1985 21:26:59 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 44.87, 7.46 at 10 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV.

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

Distances are determinated based on the geographic coordintes of the (Istat).
Municipality Region Dist Inh Cum Inh
Scalenghe TO 3 3339 3339
Cercenasco TO 3 1803 5142
Vigone TO 4 5182 10324
Buriasco TO 4 1410 11734
Airasca TO 5 3794 15528
Macello TO 6 1229 16757
Piscina TO 6 3388 20145
Garzigliana TO 8 572 20717
Virle Piemonte TO 8 1206 21923
Castagnole Piemonte TO 9 2245 24168
None TO 9 8005 32173
Osasco TO 10 1141 33314
Volvera TO 10 8840 42154
Pinerolo TO 11 35808 77962
Villafranca Piemonte TO 11 4729 82691
Pancalieri TO 11 2038 84729
Frossasco TO 11 2864 87593
Osasio TO 11 936 88529
Faule CN 12 486 89015
Cavour TO 12 5545 94560
Roletto TO 12 2009 96569
San Pietro Val Lemina TO 13 1448 98017
Cantalupa TO 13 2553 100570
Polonghera CN 13 1160 101730
San Secondo di Pinerolo TO 13 3575 105305
Piossasco TO 13 18589 123894
Moretta CN 13 4136 128030
Campiglione Fenile TO 13 1390 129420
Piobesi Torinese TO 14 3763 133183
Bricherasio TO 14 4616 137799
Lombriasco TO 14 1050 138849
Casalgrasso CN 14 1480 140329
Cumiana TO 14 7826 148155
Cardè CN 14 1122 149277
Candiolo TO 15 5669 154946
Prarostino TO 15 1273 156219
Porte TO 16 1083 157302
Vinovo TO 16 14887 172189
Torre San Giorgio CN 16 730 172919
Bibiana TO 16 3442 176361
Orbassano TO 16 23188 199549
Bruino TO 17 8639 208188
Bagnolo Piemonte CN 17 6024 214212
Murello CN 17 966 215178
Carignano TO 17 9261 224439
Sangano TO 17 3707 228146
Villar Perosa TO 18 4092 232238
San Germano Chisone TO 18 1854 234092
Villanova Solaro CN 18 772 234864
Luserna San Giovanni TO 18 7395 242259
Lusernetta TO 19 506 242765
La Loggia TO 19 8874 251639
Rivalta di Torino TO 19 19887 271526
Trana TO 19 3877 275403
Beinasco TO 19 18159 293562
Angrogna TO 19 889 294451
Villarbasse TO 19 3509 297960
Barge CN 20 7774 305734
Torre Pellice TO 20 4551 310285
Nichelino TO 20 48123 358408

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
23 Km SW of Moncalieri (57294 inhabitants)
28 Km SW of Torino (890529 inhabitants)
54 Km N of Cuneo (56081 inhabitants)
58 Km W of Asti (76202 inhabitants)
91 Km W of Alessandria (93943 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
Rev 1000 Md 2.3 1985-03-15
20:26:59
44.87 7.47 10 2013-07-15
08:41:04
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 3289
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1985-03-15 20:26:59 ± 0.508
Latitude 44.87 ± 0.02
Longitude 7.47 ± 0.08
Depth (km) 10 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 3289

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) 6762
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 196
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 6
Number of defining phases 6
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) 0.00559
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.00753
Number of stations at which the event was observed 3
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 3
Magnitude information

Md:2.3

Field Value
Value 2.3
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 1
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 3289
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 17:08:05
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.ORO.Z. 1985-03-15T20:27:26.50 10.0 undecidable manual SG 25 0.0075 -1.27 0.1
--.ROB.Z. 1985-03-15T20:27:20.90 10.0 undecidable manual SG 152 0.0057 -0.57 0.6
--.STV.Z. 1985-03-15T20:27:19.80 10.0 undecidable manual SG 188 0.0056 -1.3 0.1
--.ORO.Z. 1985-03-15T20:27:16.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 25 0.0075 0.38 1.7
--.STV.Z. 1985-03-15T20:27:12.00 10.0 undecidable manual PG 188 0.0056 0.23 2
--.ROB.Z. 1985-03-15T20:27:12.60 10.0 undecidable manual PG 152 0.0057 0.63 1.4
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
Focal Mechanism in the area
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