Earthquake with magnitude of ML 3.3 on date 26-01-2023 and time 01:49:26 (UTC) in region Malta [Sea]

A magnitude ML 3.3 earthquake occured in region: Malta [Sea], on

  • 26-01-2023 01:49:26 (UTC)
  • 26-01-2023 02:49:26 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 34.7810, 14.3140 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

No Italian municipalities within 20 km distance.

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 3.3 2023-01-26
01:49:26
34.7807 14.3143 10 2024-03-01
17:18:14
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 120360201
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 3.2 2023-01-26
01:49:26
34.8223 14.2937 1 2023-01-26
02:14:49
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 113793081
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2023-01-26 01:49:26 ± 0.35
Latitude 34.7807 ± 0.0198
Longitude 14.3143 ± 0.0186
Depth (km) 10 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 120360201

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 2310
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1550
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 334
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 2310.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 275
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) 0.26
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 1.12865
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 4.65669
Number of stations at which the event was observed 17
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 17
Magnitudes information

ML:3.2

Field Value
Value 3.2
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 28
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 113793081
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2023-01-26 02:14:49

ML:3.3

Field Value
Value 3.3
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 26
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 120360201
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2023-08-21 16:11:27
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance(km) Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.SERS.HHZ. 2023-01-26T01:50:39.47 0.3 undecidable manual P 23 516.8937 38 1.71 13
IV.RAFF.HHZ. 2023-01-26T01:50:36.89 0.6 undecidable manual S 1 270.9288 38 0.09 30
IV.PLAC.HHZ. 2023-01-26T01:50:29.89 0.3 undecidable manual P 24 448.8174 38 0.61 25
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2023-01-26T01:50:23.62 0.3 undecidable manual P 15 400.7988 38 0.31 28
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2023-01-26T01:50:19.27 0.3 undecidable manual P 13 363.3585 38 0.62 27
IV.GIB.HHZ. 2023-01-26T01:50:18.14 0.3 undecidable manual P 356 356.976 38 0.28 30
IV.CSLB.HHZ. 2023-01-26T01:50:17.21 0.3 undecidable manual P 356 350.982 38 0.1 31
IV.CORL.HHZ. 2023-01-26T01:50:17.20 0.3 undecidable manual P 346 357.0759 38 -0.66 27
IV.LPDG.HHE. 2023-01-26T01:50:16.18 0.6 undecidable manual S 299 173.2932 50 0.58 53
IV.CIMI.HHZ. 2023-01-26T01:50:16.61 0.3 undecidable manual P 349 350.2827 38 -0.42 29
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2023-01-26T01:50:15.08 0.3 undecidable manual P 4 325.8294 38 1.1 23
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2023-01-26T01:50:08.49 0.3 undecidable manual P 10 289.1883 38 -0.94 29
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2023-01-26T01:50:07.30 0.6 undecidable manual P 14 272.3163 38 -0.03 30
ML.XLND.BHE. 2023-01-26T01:50:06.26 0.6 undecidable manual S 357 139.1607 50 -0.22 66
IV.RAFF.HHZ. 2023-01-26T01:50:06.44 0.3 undecidable manual P 1 270.9288 38 -0.71 39
ML.MSDA.BHE. 2023-01-26T01:50:03.10 0.6 undecidable manual S 7 125.2746 50 0.32 66
IV.HPAC.HHZ. 2023-01-26T01:50:01.75 0.3 undecidable manual P 17 223.5096 38 0.5 61
IV.LINA.HHE. 2023-01-26T01:49:55.56 0.6 undecidable manual P 313 178.5879 38 -0.1 57
IV.LPDG.HHE. 2023-01-26T01:49:54.64 0.6 undecidable manual P 299 173.2932 50 -0.27 57
ML.XLND.BHE. 2023-01-26T01:49:49.29 0.3 undecidable manual P 357 139.1607 50 -0.35 96
ML.MSDA.BHE. 2023-01-26T01:49:47.20 0.3 undecidable manual P 7 125.2746 50 -0.3 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.HPAC.HHE. ML:3.0 0.00021485644999999997 0.56 AML other m 2023-01-26T01:50:28.71
IV.HPAC.HHN. ML:3.0 0.0002437518 0.1 AML other m 2023-01-26T01:50:29.32
IV.RAFF.HHN. ML:2.9 0.0001297186 0.84 AML other m 2023-01-26T01:50:39.55
IV.RAFF.HHE. ML:3.2 0.00022259435 1.16 AML other m 2023-01-26T01:50:39.77
IV.SERS.HHN. ML:3.1 0.000036450000000000005 1.12 AML other m 2023-01-26T01:50:42.64
IV.SSY.HNN. ML:3.6 0.0005740000000000001 0.54 AML other m 2023-01-26T01:50:53.33
IV.CIMI.HNN. ML:3.2 0.000141 0.82 AML other m 2023-01-26T01:50:55.46
IV.SSY.HNE. ML:3.7 0.0007204999999999999 1.38 AML other m 2023-01-26T01:50:57.92
IV.SSY.HHN. ML:4.1 0.0018234910000000002 0.44 AML other m 2023-01-26T01:50:58.48
IV.CSLB.HHE. ML:2.9 0.0000622 1.48 AML other m 2023-01-26T01:51:01.88
IV.SSY.HHE. ML:3.9 0.001331 0.68 AML other m 2023-01-26T01:51:01.34
IV.CIMI.HHN. ML:3.2 0.00012124999999999999 0.68 AML other m 2023-01-26T01:51:03.48
IV.HLNI.HHE. ML:3.2 0.00020899999999999998 0.6 AML other m 2023-01-26T01:51:04.69
IV.GIB.HHE. ML:3.6 0.0003085 0.62 AML other m 2023-01-26T01:51:06.68
IV.GALF.HHE. ML:3.4 0.000282 1.28 AML other m 2023-01-26T01:51:09.93
IV.HLNI.HHN. ML:3.3 0.0002585 0.62 AML other m 2023-01-26T01:51:10.09
IV.CSLB.HHN. ML:2.9 0.0000577 0.54 AML other m 2023-01-26T01:51:12.52
IV.CIMI.HNE. ML:3.3 0.0001525 1.22 AML other m 2023-01-26T01:51:15.79
IV.GALF.HHN. ML:3.5 0.0003015 1.38 AML other m 2023-01-26T01:51:16.15
IV.GIB.HHN. ML:3.4 0.00020600000000000002 0.64 AML other m 2023-01-26T01:51:16.62
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:3.0 0.00007895000000000001 0.42 AML other m 2023-01-26T01:51:22.34
IV.CIMI.HHE. ML:3.2 0.0001435 0.92 AML other m 2023-01-26T01:51:25.61
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:3.3 0.00011155 0.92 AML other m 2023-01-26T01:51:28.72
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:3.1 0.00008874999999999999 1 AML other m 2023-01-26T01:51:28.92
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:3.5 0.000187 1 AML other m 2023-01-26T01:51:38.91
IV.SERS.HHE. ML:3.3 0.000057249999999999996 0.42 AML other m 2023-01-26T01:51:58.43
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