Earthquake with magnitude of ML 3.2 on date 25-01-2023 and time 20:14:09 (UTC) in region Malta [Sea]

A magnitude ML 3.2 earthquake occured in region: Malta [Sea], on

  • 25-01-2023 20:14:09 (UTC)
  • 25-01-2023 21:14:09 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 34.8220, 14.1120 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.

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Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

No Italian municipalities within 100 km from the epicenter with at least 50000 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
ML 3.2 2023-01-25
20:14:09
34.822 14.1125 10 2024-03-01
17:18:01
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 116027231
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 3.1 2023-01-25
20:14:09
34.8082 13.9398 16 2023-01-25
20:30:21
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 113788121
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2023-01-25 20:14:09 ± 0.35
Latitude 34.8220 ± 0.0207
Longitude 14.1125 ± 0.0581
Depth (km) 10 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 116027231

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 5330
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 2090
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 280
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 5330.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 316
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) 0.25
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 1.12055
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 4.07663
Number of stations at which the event was observed 18
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 18
Magnitudes information

ML:3.2

Field Value
Value 3.2
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 10
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 116027231
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2023-08-22 14:40:43

ML:3.1

Field Value
Value 3.1
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 16
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 113788121
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2023-01-25 20:30:21
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance(km) Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.RAFF.HHZ. 2023-01-25T20:15:18.80 0.6 undecidable manual S 5 267.2325 38 -0.07 31
IV.PLAC.HHZ. 2023-01-25T20:15:12.34 0.3 undecidable manual P 27 452.5026 38 -0.26 26
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2023-01-25T20:15:06.70 0.6 undecidable manual P 18 401.598 38 0.44 18
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2023-01-25T20:15:02.52 0.3 undecidable manual P 11 363.6582 38 0.97 23
IV.GIB.HHZ. 2023-01-25T20:15:01.38 0.3 undecidable manual P 359 351.5814 38 1.34 19
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2023-01-25T20:14:58.03 0.6 undecidable manual P 7 323.0322 38 1.54 12
IV.SCIAC.HHN. 2023-01-25T20:14:54.13 0.6 undecidable manual P 343 312.354 38 -1.03 15
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2023-01-25T20:14:51.55 0.3 undecidable manual P 13 288.3891 38 -0.64 32
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2023-01-25T20:14:50.42 1.0 undecidable manual P 18 273.1155 38 0.14 14
1J.FX01.HHZ. 2023-01-25T20:14:50.25 0.3 undecidable manual P 23 269.9298 38 0.36 42
IV.RAFF.HHZ. 2023-01-25T20:14:49.27 0.3 undecidable manual P 5 267.2325 38 -0.28 44
ML.XLND.BHZ. 2023-01-25T20:14:48.40 0.6 undecidable manual S 4 134.6652 50 0.26 64
IV.CLTA.HHN. 2023-01-25T20:14:48.09 0.3 undecidable manual P 357 259.4403 38 -0.49 45
IV.HAVL.HHZ. 2023-01-25T20:14:47.55 0.6 undecidable manual P 21 253.857 38 -0.34 33
IV.HMDC.HNN. 2023-01-25T20:14:46.39 0.3 undecidable manual P 14 244.5663 38 -0.34 53
IV.HVIT.HHZ. 2023-01-25T20:14:46.38 0.3 undecidable manual P 9 243.5673 38 -0.22 55
ML.MSDA.BHZ. 2023-01-25T20:14:45.13 0.3 undecidable manual S 16 124.3866 50 -0.26 98
IV.HPAC.HHZ. 2023-01-25T20:14:44.87 0.6 undecidable manual P 21 225.2079 38 0.55 38
IV.CROCE.HHZ. 2023-01-25T20:14:43.91 0.3 undecidable manual P 10 226.2069 38 -0.54 57
ML.XLND.BHZ. 2023-01-25T20:14:32.14 0.3 undecidable manual P 4 134.6652 50 0.34 95
ML.MSDA.BHZ. 2023-01-25T20:14:30.39 0.3 undecidable manual P 16 124.3866 50 0.17 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.HAVL.HHE. ML:3.0 0.0001825 0.84 AML other m 2023-01-25T20:15:23.48
IV.HAVL.HHN. ML:3.1 0.00023549999999999998 0.74 AML other m 2023-01-25T20:15:23.48
IV.SSY.HHN. ML:3.7 0.0008525000000000001 0.9 AML other m 2023-01-25T20:15:30.07
IV.SSY.HNN. ML:3.2 0.00026549999999999995 1.58 AML other m 2023-01-25T20:15:30.84
IV.SSY.HHE. ML:3.5 0.000446 1.34 AML other m 2023-01-25T20:15:30.99
IV.SSY.HNE. ML:3.3 0.00028500000000000004 0.94 AML other m 2023-01-25T20:15:31.56
IV.HLNI.HHN. ML:3.0 0.00014560000000000002 0.8 AML other m 2023-01-25T20:15:33.67
IV.HLNI.HHE. ML:3.0 0.000129 0.44 AML other m 2023-01-25T20:15:34.27
IV.GALF.HHN. ML:3.1 0.00013350000000000002 0.76 AML other m 2023-01-25T20:15:42.26
IV.GALF.HHE. ML:3.2 0.000152 1.5 AML other m 2023-01-25T20:15:45.90
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