Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.5 on date 09-04-2020 and time 13:49:49 (Italy) in region 5 km NE Picerno (PZ)

A magnitude ML 1.5 earthquake occured in region: 5 km NE Picerno (PZ), on

  • 09-04-2020 11:49:49 (UTC)
  • 09-04-2020 13:49:49 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 40.67, 15.66 at 11 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
Picerno PZ 5 5985 5985
Ruoti PZ 5 3579 9564
Baragiano PZ 6 2671 12235
Avigliano PZ 8 11577 23812
Tito PZ 10 7332 31144
Balvano PZ 13 1830 32974
Potenza PZ 13 67122 100096
Bella PZ 14 5171 105267
Satriano di Lucania PZ 14 2374 107641
Savoia di Lucania PZ 15 1127 108768
Ricigliano SA 15 1144 109912
Vietri di Potenza PZ 15 2832 112744
Pignola PZ 15 6962 119706
Filiano PZ 16 2926 122632
Sant'Angelo Le Fratte PZ 17 1429 124061
Muro Lucano PZ 17 5497 129558
Caggiano SA 18 2765 132323
San Fele PZ 19 3004 135327
Salvitelle SA 19 560 135887
Romagnano al Monte SA 20 368 136255

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
13 Km W of Potenza (67122 inhabitants)
58 Km E of Battipaglia (50786 inhabitants)
69 Km S of Cerignola (58396 inhabitants)
76 Km E of Salerno (135261 inhabitants)
77 Km W of Altamura (70396 inhabitants)
78 Km E of Avellino (54857 inhabitants)
79 Km W of Matera (60436 inhabitants)
80 Km E of Cava de' Tirreni (53659 inhabitants)
82 Km SW of Andria (100440 inhabitants)
88 Km S of Foggia (151991 inhabitants)
89 Km SW of Barletta (94814 inhabitants)
90 Km SE of Benevento (60091 inhabitants)
92 Km SW of Trani (56217 inhabitants)
95 Km SW of Bisceglie (55422 inhabitants)
96 Km E of Scafati (50787 inhabitants)
99 Km SW of Molfetta (59874 inhabitants)
99 Km E of Castellammare di Stabia (66466 inhabitants)
Recent and historical Seismicity
Seismic hazard
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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Bulletin
Rev1000
ML 1.5 2020-04-09
11:49:49
40.67 15.66 11 2020-07-18
21:08:35
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 78828441
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.6 2020-04-09
11:49:49
40.66 15.64 10 2020-04-09
12:02:55
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 78041161
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-04-09 11:49:49 ± 0.1
Latitude 40.67 ± 0.01
Longitude 15.66 ± 0.01
Depth (km) 11 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 78828441

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 673
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 614
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 226
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 670
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 65
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 27
Number of defining phases 26
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.39
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.51711
Number of stations at which the event was observed 19
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 18
Magnitudes information

ML:1.5

Field Value
Value 1.5
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 16
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 78828441
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-05-04 06:13:27

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.4
Num. used stations 18
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 78041161
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-04-09 12:02:55
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.TDS.HHZ. 2020-04-09T11:50:27.62 3.0 undecidable manual S 0.09 0
IV.VULT.HHZ. 2020-04-09T11:50:01.46 0.3 undecidable manual S 353 0.2815 50 0.58 64
IV.SIRI.HHZ. 2020-04-09T11:49:59.76 0.1 undecidable manual P 162 0.5171 50 -0.53 84
IX.SRN3.HHE.02 2020-04-09T11:49:59.87 0.3 undecidable manual S 219 0.2428 50 0.14 72
IV.MRLC.HHZ. 2020-04-09T11:49:57.25 0.3 undecidable manual S 302 0.1529 122 0.36 70
IV.MCEL.HHZ. 2020-04-09T11:49:57.43 0.3 undecidable manual P 163 0.366 50 -0.28 69
IX.STN3.HHZ.02 2020-04-09T11:49:57.32 0.1 undecidable manual S 182 0.1448 123 0.69 85
IX.CLT3.HNZ.02 2020-04-09T11:49:57.11 0.1 undecidable manual P 320 0.2986 50 0.55 87
IV.PTRP.HHZ. 2020-04-09T11:49:57.63 0.6 undecidable manual P 117 0.3408 50 0.35 45
IV.VULT.HHZ. 2020-04-09T11:49:56.02 0.1 undecidable manual P 353 0.2815 50 -0.24 94
IV.SLCN.HHZ. 2020-04-09T11:49:56.37 0.1 undecidable manual P 184 0.2851 50 0.04 98
IV.CAGG.EHN. 2020-04-09T11:49:56.97 0.1 undecidable manual S 224 0.1628 120 -0.25 96
IV.PALZ.HHZ. 2020-04-09T11:49:56.99 0.1 undecidable manual P 40 0.3525 50 -0.48 88
IV.SGO.HHE. 2020-04-09T11:49:56.70 1.0 undecidable manual P 247 0.2905 50 0.28 23
IX.SRN3.HHE.02 2020-04-09T11:49:55.58 0.3 undecidable manual P 219 0.2428 50 -0.02 74
IX.VDP3.HNZ.01 2020-04-09T11:49:55.53 0.3 undecidable manual S 224 0.0962 135 0.36 71
IX.COL3.HNE.02 2020-04-09T11:49:55.91 0.3 undecidable manual P 273 0.25 50 0.19 72
IX.SCL3.HHE.02 2020-04-09T11:49:55.47 0.3 undecidable manual S 280 0.1142 130 -0.21 73
IX.VDS3.HNN.01 2020-04-09T11:49:55.44 0.1 undecidable manual P 291 0.188 117 0.79 80
IV.PZUN.HHZ. 2020-04-09T11:49:55.92 0.3 undecidable manual S 105 0.1151 130 0.21 73
IX.STN3.HHZ.02 2020-04-09T11:49:54.05 0.1 undecidable manual P 182 0.1448 123 0.24 96
IV.PZUN.HHZ. 2020-04-09T11:49:53.37 0.1 undecidable manual P 105 0.1151 130 0.09 100
IV.CAGG.EHN. 2020-04-09T11:49:53.76 0.1 undecidable manual P 224 0.1628 120 -0.39 93
IV.MRLC.HHZ. 2020-04-09T11:49:53.34 0.1 positive manual P 302 0.1529 122 -0.62 87
IX.PGN3.HHE.02 2020-04-09T11:49:53.75 0.1 undecidable manual P 135 0.1457 123 -0.08 100
IX.VDP3.HNZ.01 2020-04-09T11:49:52.70 0.1 undecidable manual P 224 0.0962 135 -0.27 97
IX.SCL3.HHE.02 2020-04-09T11:49:52.54 0.1 positive manual P 280 0.1142 130 -0.72 84
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.PZUN.HHE. ML:1.9 0.0009165 0.32 AML other m 2020-04-09T11:49:56.76
IV.PZUN.HNE. ML:1.9 0.00093 0.32 AML other m 2020-04-09T11:49:56.76
IV.MRLC.HHE. ML:1.5 0.000291 0.4 AML other m 2020-04-09T11:49:58.65
IV.PZUN.HHN. ML:1.9 0.000851 0.32 AML other m 2020-04-09T11:49:59.39
IV.PZUN.HNN. ML:1.9 0.0008205 0.32 AML other m 2020-04-09T11:49:59.39
IX.STN3.HHE.02 ML:3.5 0.02945 0.5 AML other m 2020-04-09T11:50:00.97
IX.STN3.HHN.02 ML:3.4 0.02265 0.32 AML other m 2020-04-09T11:50:01.26
IV.MRLC.HHN. ML:1.7 0.0004035 0.44 AML other m 2020-04-09T11:50:02.43
IV.VULT.HHE. ML:1.4 0.0001102 0.44 AML other m 2020-04-09T11:50:03.83
IV.VULT.HHN. ML:1.6 0.0001765 1.48 AML other m 2020-04-09T11:50:09.20
IV.PTRP.HHE. ML:1.2 5.895E-5 0.54 AML other m 2020-04-09T11:50:09.53
IV.SLCN.HHE. ML:1.7 0.000232 0.4 AML other m 2020-04-09T11:50:09.67
IV.SLCN.HHN. ML:1.5 0.000152 1.54 AML other m 2020-04-09T11:50:10.80
IV.MCEL.HHE. ML:1.2 4.795E-5 1.42 AML other m 2020-04-09T11:50:10.08
IV.SIRI.HHE. ML:1.4 5.545E-5 0.78 AML other m 2020-04-09T11:50:13.57
IV.PTRP.HHN. ML:1.3 7.25E-5 1.06 AML other m 2020-04-09T11:50:13.94
IV.SIRI.HHN. ML:1.3 4.12E-5 0.72 AML other m 2020-04-09T11:50:14.49
IV.MCEL.HHN. ML:1.2 5.42E-5 1.62 AML other m 2020-04-09T11:50:15.84
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