Earthquake (controlled explosion) with magnitude of ML 1.6 on date 14-01-2020 and time 11:54:27 (Italy) in region Costa Ligure centro occidentale (Savona)

A magnitude ML 1.6 (controlled explosion) earthquake occured in region: Costa Ligure centro occidentale (Savona), on

  • 14-01-2020 10:54:27 (UTC)
  • 14-01-2020 11:54:27 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 44.23, 8.5 at 0 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV.

Event type: controlled explosion.

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
Bergeggi SV 5 1129 1129
Spotorno SV 7 3803 4932
Vado Ligure SV 7 8336 13268
Noli SV 7 2736 16004
Savona SV 9 61345 77349
Quiliano SV 10 7232 84581
Albissola Marina SV 11 5487 90068
Vezzi Portio SV 11 809 90877
Albisola Superiore SV 12 10163 101040
Celle Ligure SV 13 5237 106277
Orco Feglino SV 14 890 107167
Finale Ligure SV 14 11711 118878
Varazze SV 16 13251 132129
Calice Ligure SV 17 1730 133859
Altare SV 17 2108 135967
Borgio Verezzi SV 18 2205 138172
Mallare SV 18 1146 139318
Rialto SV 18 564 139882
Stella SV 19 3009 142891
Tovo San Giacomo SV 20 2582 145473
Pietra Ligure SV 20 8992 154465

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
9 Km S of Savona (61345 inhabitants)
40 Km SW of Genova (586655 inhabitants)
73 Km NE of Sanremo (54807 inhabitants)
77 Km S of Alessandria (93943 inhabitants)
78 Km E of Cuneo (56081 inhabitants)
78 Km SE of Asti (76202 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
Bulletin
Rev1000
ML 1.6 2020-01-14
10:54:27
44.23 8.5 1 2020-07-18
21:08:21
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 76667771
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.6 2020-01-14
10:54:28
44.24 8.49 2 2020-01-14
11:27:32
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 75536421
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-01-14 10:54:27 ± 0.15
Latitude 44.23 ± 0.01
Longitude 8.50 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 1 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type controlled explosion
Origin ID 76667771

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1340
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 780
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 330
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1340
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 68
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 25
Number of defining phases 15
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.33
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 1.7186
Number of stations at which the event was observed 25
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 15
Magnitudes information

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 76667771
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-02-20 09:11:48

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 9
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 75536421
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-01-14 11:27:32
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.VVLD.HHZ. 2020-01-14T10:56:25.75 3.0 undecidable manual Sn -2.42 0
IV.NARO.HHZ. 2020-01-14T10:56:01.09 3.0 undecidable manual Sg 7.85 0
IV.SENA.HHZ. 2020-01-14T10:55:36.72 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 9.07 0
IV.SEI.HHZ. 2020-01-14T10:55:30.10 3.0 undecidable manual Sn 0.09 0
IT.RMVT.HGZ. 2020-01-14T10:55:26.38 3.0 undecidable manual Pn 0.82 0
IV.SENI.HNZ. 2020-01-14T10:55:22.36 3.0 undecidable manual Pn 0.25 0
IV.BARO.EHZ. 2020-01-14T10:55:17.22 3.0 undecidable manual Pn -2.36 0
IV.PARC.HHZ. 2020-01-14T10:55:15.89 3.0 negative manual Pn 3.31 0
IV.RAVA.EHZ. 2020-01-14T10:55:02.29 3.0 negative manual Pn 1.07 0
IV.NDIM.HNZ. 2020-01-14T10:54:59.46 3.0 positive manual Pn -0.21 0
RD.PGF.BHZ. 2020-01-14T10:54:58.48 1.0 undecidable manual P 168 1.7186 38 -1.54 9
IV.PLMA.HHE. 2020-01-14T10:54:48.06 0.3 undecidable manual P 100 0.9857 50 0.43 60
GU.BHB.HHZ. 2020-01-14T10:54:48.81 0.1 undecidable manual P 305 1.0702 50 -0.27 81
GU.PZZ.HHZ. 2020-01-14T10:54:48.02 0.3 undecidable manual P 286 1.0288 50 -0.34 61
GU.BURY.HHE. 2020-01-14T10:54:45.05 0.6 undecidable manual P 237 0.8139 50 0.37 42
GU.ENR.HHZ. 2020-01-14T10:54:43.40 0.1 undecidable manual P 270 0.7752 50 -0.62 79
FR.SAOF.HHZ.00 2020-01-14T10:54:43.20 0.3 undecidable manual P 251 0.724 50 0.05 69
GU.ROTM.HHZ. 2020-01-14T10:54:41.59 0.3 undecidable manual P 350 0.6286 50 0.08 70
IV.IMI.HHE. 2020-01-14T10:54:39.72 0.3 undecidable manual P 234 0.5414 50 -0.31 68
GU.RNCA.HHZ. 2020-01-14T10:54:36.84 0.3 undecidable manual P 53 0.4011 91 -0.08 73
IT.GNV.HGE. 2020-01-14T10:54:36.28 0.6 undecidable manual P 57 0.3678 91 0.12 49
GU.RORO.HHZ. 2020-01-14T10:54:35.45 0.1 undecidable manual P 250 0.3345 91 0.03 100
GU.PCP.HHZ. 2020-01-14T10:54:34.77 0.1 positive manual P 6 0.313 91 -0.18 97
GU.CANO.HHZ. 2020-01-14T10:54:32.78 0.1 positive manual P 263 0.1916 91 0.53 92
IV.QLNO.HHZ. 2020-01-14T10:54:31.70 0.1 undecidable manual P 310 0.1466 92 0.45 95
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
GU.PCP.HHN. ML:1.4 0.00012175 0.96 AML other m 2020-01-14T10:54:36.57
GU.RORO.HHN. ML:1.4 0.00010095 1.14 AML other m 2020-01-14T10:54:36.70
FR.SAOF.HHN.00 ML:1.7 6.795E-5 0.6 AML other m 2020-01-14T10:54:45.52
FR.SAOF.HHE.00 ML:1.7 7.055E-5 1.38 AML other m 2020-01-14T10:54:45.20
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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