Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.7 on date 14-03-1998 and time 05:27:03 (Italy) in region 7 km SE Castelvetrano (TP)

A magnitude Md 2.7 earthquake occured in region: 7 km SE Castelvetrano (TP), on

  • 14-03-1998 04:27:03 (UTC)
  • 14-03-1998 05:27:03 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.622, 12.823 at 5 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
Castelvetrano TP 7 31806 31806
Campobello di Mazara TP 7 11956 43762
Partanna TP 13 10607 54369
Menfi AG 13 12592 66961
Montevago AG 17 3006 69967
Santa Ninfa TP 18 5043 75010
Santa Margherita di Belice AG 19 6363 81373

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
21 Km E of Mazara del Vallo (51718 inhabitants)
39 Km SE of Marsala (83194 inhabitants)
52 Km SE of Trapani (68759 inhabitants)
73 Km SW of Palermo (674435 inhabitants)
76 Km W of Agrigento (59770 inhabitants)
79 Km SW of Bagheria (55387 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 2.7
ML-VAX 2.4
1998-03-14
04:27:03
37.622 12.823 5 2013-07-15
08:41:04
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 324919
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1998-03-14 04:27:03 ± 0.433
Latitude 37.6220 ± 0.0316
Longitude 12.8230 ± 0.0163
Depth (km) 5 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 324919

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) 3798.7
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 234
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 7
Number of defining phases 7
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.4
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00405
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.02323
Number of stations at which the event was observed 4
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 4
Magnitudes information

Md:2.7

Field Value
Value 2.7
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 324919
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 22:04:38

ML:2.4

Field Value
Value 2.4
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 324919
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
--.SOI.Z. 1998-03-14T04:27:46.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 78 0.0232 -0.21 1.2
--.GIB.Z. 1998-03-14T04:27:39.15 10.0 undecidable manual SG 68 0.0091 -0.24 0.8
--.GIB.Z. 1998-03-14T04:27:24.70 10.0 undecidable manual PG 68 0.0091 0.34 1.7
--.LVI.Z. 1998-03-14T04:27:23.13 10.0 undecidable manual SG 313 0.0047 -0.51 0.5
--.ERC.Z. 1998-03-14T04:27:21.83 10.0 undecidable manual SG 335 0.004 0.58 0.4
--.LVI.Z. 1998-03-14T04:27:15.69 10.0 undecidable manual PG 313 0.0047 0.43 1.4
--.ERC.Z. 1998-03-14T04:27:13.38 10.0 undecidable manual PG 335 0.004 -0.5 1.2
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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