Earthquake with magnitude of ML 3.3 on date 26-01-2023 and time 12:22:00 (UTC) in region Malta [Sea]

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

  • 26-01-2023 12:22:00 (UTC)
  • 26-01-2023 13:22:00 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 34.7840, 14.0310 at 14 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Sala Sismica INGV-Roma.

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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
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 3.3 2023-01-26
12:22:00
34.784 14.0313 14 2023-01-26
12:47:46
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 113807541
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2023-01-26 12:22:00 ± 0.75
Latitude 34.7840 ± 0.0360
Longitude 14.0313 ± 0.1095
Depth (km) 14 ± 4 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 113807541

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 9995
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 3707
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 274
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 10000.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 333
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 30
Number of defining phases 27
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.44
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00000
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 3.67463
Number of stations at which the event was observed 23
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 20
Magnitude information

ML:3.3

Field Value
Value 3.3
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 18
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 113807541
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2023-01-26 12:47:46
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
OT.OT15.EHZ. 2023-01-26T12:24:27.12 3.0 undecidable manual Sn -6.78 0
IV.SELL.HNZ. 2023-01-26T12:23:53.51 3.0 undecidable manual Sg 7.92 0
IV.PAOL.HHZ. 2023-01-26T12:23:34.65 3.0 undecidable manual Pn 0.72 0
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2023-01-26T12:23:14.96 0.6 undecidable manual S 15 2.6512 54 0.02 18
IV.RAFF.HHE. 2023-01-26T12:23:11.52 0.6 undecidable manual S 6 2.4516 54 1.35 14
IV.HPAC.HHZ. 2023-01-26T12:23:07.77 0.3 undecidable manual S 23 2.0891 54 6.28 0
IV.HVIT.HHE. 2023-01-26T12:23:03.88 0.6 undecidable manual S 10 2.2429 54 -1.29 18
IV.CROCE.HHE. 2023-01-26T12:23:00.15 0.6 undecidable manual S 11 2.0873 54 -1.31 21
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2023-01-26T12:22:57.71 0.1 undecidable manual P 18 3.6746 54 0.09 30
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2023-01-26T12:22:56.44 1.0 undecidable manual P 26 3.6674 54 -1.08 5
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2023-01-26T12:22:53.90 0.3 negative manual P 17 3.3284 54 1.05 17
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2023-01-26T12:22:53.26 0.6 undecidable manual P 11 3.3266 54 0.45 14
IV.GIB.HHZ. 2023-01-26T12:22:52.73 0.1 undecidable manual P 360 3.2043 54 1.61 17
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2023-01-26T12:22:51.28 0.1 undecidable manual P 12 3.1099 54 1.46 18
IV.CSLB.HHZ. 2023-01-26T12:22:51.58 0.6 positive manual P 0 3.1512 54 1.18 11
IV.CPTP.HHZ. 2023-01-26T12:22:44.38 0.6 positive manual P 2 2.6242 54 1.27 12
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2023-01-26T12:22:42.99 1.0 negative manual P 15 2.6512 54 -0.5 8
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2023-01-26T12:22:41.45 0.1 positive manual P 19 2.5172 54 -0.19 41
IV.HVZN.HHZ. 2023-01-26T12:22:40.80 0.6 undecidable manual P 13 2.4560 54 0.01 23
ML.XLND.BHE. 2023-01-26T12:22:40.23 0.6 undecidable manual S 7 1.2573 91 0.01 51
IV.CLTA.HHE. 2023-01-26T12:22:40.12 0.1 undecidable manual P 359 2.3733 54 0.47 45
IV.HAVL.HHZ. 2023-01-26T12:22:39.06 0.6 negative manual P 22 2.3463 54 -0.22 25
ML.MSDA.BHE. 2023-01-26T12:22:38.54 0.6 undecidable manual S 18 1.1763 91 0.72 44
IV.RAFF.HHE. 2023-01-26T12:22:38.71 0.1 undecidable manual P 6 2.4516 54 -2.02 18
IV.HMDC.HHE. 2023-01-26T12:22:38.28 0.1 undecidable manual P 15 2.2573 54 0.24 53
IV.HPAC.HHZ. 2023-01-26T12:22:37.26 0.1 undecidable manual P 23 2.0891 54 1.54 35
IV.HVIT.HHE. 2023-01-26T12:22:36.95 0.1 undecidable manual P 10 2.2429 54 -0.89 43
IV.CROCE.HHE. 2023-01-26T12:22:33.77 0.1 undecidable manual P 11 2.0873 54 -1.93 27
ML.XLND.BHE. 2023-01-26T12:22:23.31 0.1 undecidable manual P 7 1.2573 91 -0.13 100
ML.MSDA.BHE. 2023-01-26T12:22:21.66 0.1 undecidable manual P 18 1.1763 91 -0.4 96
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.HAVL.HHN. ML:3.3 0.00034050000000000004 0.26 AML other m 2023-01-26T12:22:48.79
IV.HAVL.HHE. ML:3.0 0.00018415 0.62 AML other m 2023-01-26T12:22:52.70
IV.HVZN.HHN. ML:3.2 0.000254 0.42 AML other m 2023-01-26T12:22:54.46
IV.HVZN.HNN. ML:3.2 0.00024249999999999999 0.42 AML other m 2023-01-26T12:22:54.67
IV.SSY.HHN. ML:3.9 0.00127 0.3 AML other m 2023-01-26T12:22:55.84
IV.SSY.HNN. ML:3.4 0.00035499999999999996 0.28 AML other m 2023-01-26T12:22:55.99
IV.SSY.HNE. ML:3.4 0.0003445 1.24 AML other m 2023-01-26T12:22:56.99
IV.HVZN.HHE. ML:3.3 0.00029299999999999997 0.92 AML other m 2023-01-26T12:23:01.52
IV.SSY.HHE. ML:3.5 0.0005340000000000001 1.1 AML other m 2023-01-26T12:23:07.26
IV.HVZN.HNE. ML:3.3 0.00028700000000000004 0.4 AML other m 2023-01-26T12:23:09.18
IV.HLNI.HHN. ML:3.1 0.0001565 1.5 AML other m 2023-01-26T12:23:14.95
IV.HLNI.HHE. ML:3.1 0.0001585 0.76 AML other m 2023-01-26T12:23:17.57
IV.CSLB.HHE. ML:2.9 0.00006285000000000001 0.74 AML other m 2023-01-26T12:23:33.79
IV.CSLB.HHN. ML:2.9 0.00006575 1.28 AML other m 2023-01-26T12:23:34.93
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:3.1 0.00009725 1.48 AML other m 2023-01-26T12:23:39.11
IV.GIB.HHN. ML:3.5 0.000254 0.54 AML other m 2023-01-26T12:23:40.34
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:3.4 0.000129 0.96 AML other m 2023-01-26T12:23:42.51
IV.GIB.HHE. ML:3.6 0.00035299999999999996 0.94 AML other m 2023-01-26T12:23:42.87
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:3.2 0.00011735 0.44 AML other m 2023-01-26T12:23:42.69
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:3.5 0.00016999999999999999 0.84 AML other m 2023-01-26T12:23:46.65
IV.SELL.HNE. ML:6.8 0.1635 0.78 AML other m 2023-01-26T12:24:16.57
IV.SELL.HNN. ML:7.0 0.234 0.72 AML other m 2023-01-26T12:24:22.11
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