Earthquake with magnitude of M 3.6 on date 18-12-1997 and time 23:02:47 (Italy) in region Tirreno Meridionale (MARE)

A magnitude M 3.6 earthquake occured in region: Tirreno Meridionale (MARE), on

  • 18-12-1997 22:02:47 (UTC)
  • 18-12-1997 23:02:47 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 39.16, 15.2 at 306 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

An earthquake occurred to
93 Km W of Cosenza (67546 inhabitants)
99 Km W of Lamezia Terme (70714 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
M 3.6 1997-12-18
22:02:47
39.16 15.2 306 2013-07-15
08:40:51
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 317349
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1997-12-18 22:02:47 ± 1.222
Latitude 39.16 ± 0.03
Longitude 15.20 ± 0.12
Depth (km) 306 ± 11 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 317349

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) 11413.6
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 149
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 21
Number of defining phases 21
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) 0.0089
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.02841
Number of stations at which the event was observed 17
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 17
Magnitude information

M:3.6

Field Value
Value 3.6
Uncertainty
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude M
Reference to an origin 317349
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2015-04-28 09:40:16
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.SOI.Z. 1997-12-18T22:04:02.98 10.0 undecidable manual S 148 0.0115 0.53 0.6
--.MGR.Z. 1997-12-18T22:04:01.55 10.0 undecidable manual S 16 0.0091 1.62 0.1
--.TDS.Z. 1997-12-18T22:03:58.78 10.0 undecidable manual S 60 0.0091 -1.15 0.3
--.SC9.Z. 1997-12-18T22:03:58.43 10.0 undecidable manual S 155 0.0089 -1.34 0.2
--.PQ9.Z. 1997-12-18T22:03:46.15 10.0 undecidable manual P 335 0.0284 -0.75 0.8
--.SDI.Z. 1997-12-18T22:03:43.51 10.0 undecidable manual P 338 0.0248 0.82 0.8
--.PLI2.Z. 1997-12-18T22:03:39.64 10.0 undecidable manual P 340 0.0227 -0.78 0.8
--.PSB1.Z. 1997-12-18T22:03:37.33 10.0 undecidable manual P 352 0.0187 0.87 0.8
--.PZI.Z. 1997-12-18T22:03:37.23 10.0 undecidable manual P 185 0.019 0.45 1.3
--.MU9.Z. 1997-12-18T22:03:33.74 10.0 undecidable manual P 8 0.0145 0.92 0.9
--.CA9.Z. 1997-12-18T22:03:32.46 10.0 undecidable manual P 6 0.0157 -1.32 0.4
--.SGO.Z. 1997-12-18T22:03:32.38 10.0 undecidable manual P 3 0.0125 1.02 0.8
--.CI9.Z. 1997-12-18T22:03:32.12 10.0 undecidable manual P 355 0.0153 -1.34 0.4
--.SL9.Z. 1997-12-18T22:03:31.17 10.0 undecidable manual P 15 0.0114 0.59 1.4
--.SOI.Z. 1997-12-18T22:03:30.27 10.0 undecidable manual P 148 0.0115 -0.36 1.6
--.ORI.Z. 1997-12-18T22:03:30.74 10.0 undecidable manual P 47 0.0117 -0.05 1.8
--.TDS.Z. 1997-12-18T22:03:29.76 10.0 undecidable manual P 60 0.0091 0.58 1.4
--.SC9.Z. 1997-12-18T22:03:29.25 10.0 undecidable manual P 155 0.0089 0.16 1.8
--.ATN.Z. 1997-12-18T22:03:29.29 10.0 undecidable manual P 168 0.0092 0.03 1.8
--.MGR.Z. 1997-12-18T22:03:28.83 10.0 undecidable manual P 16 0.0091 -0.35 1.6
--.GRI.Z. 1997-12-18T22:03:28.83 10.0 undecidable manual P 109 0.0091 -0.34 1.6
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