Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.3 on date 18-10-2002 and time 22:51:09 (Italy) in region 2 km S Montereale (AQ)

A magnitude Md 2.3 earthquake occured in region: 2 km S Montereale (AQ), on

  • 18-10-2002 20:51:09 (UTC)
  • 18-10-2002 22:51:09 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 42.51, 13.25 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
Montereale AQ 2 2581 2581
Capitignano AQ 4 665 3246
Cagnano Amiterno AQ 6 1369 4615
Barete AQ 7 737 5352
Pizzoli AQ 9 4326 9678
Borbona RI 10 617 10295
Campotosto AQ 11 542 10837
Posta RI 13 694 11531
Amatrice RI 14 2657 14188
Cittareale RI 14 482 14670
Scoppito AQ 15 3727 18397
Micigliano RI 17 127 18524
Antrodoco RI 17 2588 21112
Crognaleto TE 19 1297 22409
Borgo Velino RI 20 972 23381

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
21 Km NW of L'Aquila (69753 inhabitants)
41 Km W of Teramo (54892 inhabitants)
50 Km E of Terni (111501 inhabitants)
67 Km SE of Foligno (57155 inhabitants)
71 Km NE of Tivoli (56533 inhabitants)
71 Km NE of Guidonia Montecelio (88673 inhabitants)
74 Km W of Montesilvano (53738 inhabitants)
77 Km W of Chieti (51815 inhabitants)
79 Km W of Pescara (121014 inhabitants)
93 Km NE of Roma (2864731 inhabitants)
95 Km E of Viterbo (67173 inhabitants)
97 Km SE of Perugia (166134 inhabitants)
99 Km NE of Velletri (53303 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
Rev 1000 Md 2.3
ML-VAX 1.5
2002-10-18
20:51:09
42.51 13.25 10 2013-07-15
08:41:04
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 455079
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2002-10-18 20:51:09 ± 0.28
Latitude 42.51 ± 0.02
Longitude 13.25 ± 0.02
Depth (km) 10 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 455079

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) 2659.2
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 161
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 8
Number of defining phases 8
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) 0.0017
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.00696
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:2.3

Field Value
Value 2.3
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 455079
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-05 00:10:47

ML:1.5

Field Value
Value 1.5
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 455079
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
--.PTQR.Z. 2002-10-18T20:51:27.69 10.0 undecidable manual SG 167 0.0045 0.6 0.3
--.MNS.Z. 2002-10-18T20:51:25.75 10.0 undecidable manual SG 254 0.0039 0.55 0.4
--.ASS.Z. 2002-10-18T20:51:24.36 10.0 undecidable manual PG 321 0.0063 0.95 0.2
--.SNTG.Z. 2002-10-18T20:51:24.20 10.0 undecidable manual PG 343 0.007 -0.55 0.7
--.PTQR.Z. 2002-10-18T20:51:19.41 10.0 undecidable manual PG 167 0.0045 -0.12 1.6
--.MNS.Z. 2002-10-18T20:51:18.60 10.0 positive manual PG 254 0.0039 -0.38 2.5
--.AQU.Z. 2002-10-18T20:51:17.35 10.0 undecidable manual SG 144 0.0017 0.17 0.6
--.AQU.Z. 2002-10-18T20:51:13.71 10.0 undecidable manual PG 144 0.0017 -0.09 1.7
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