Earthquake with magnitude of ML 4.2 on date 27-01-2023 and time 18:38:08 (Italy) in region Malta [Sea]

A magnitude ML 4.2 earthquake occured in region: Malta [Sea], on

  • 27-01-2023 17:38:08 (UTC)
  • 27-01-2023 18:38:08 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 34.8230, 14.2600 at 13 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 4.2 2023-01-27
17:38:08
34.8227 14.2597 13 2024-03-01
17:18:05
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 116762891
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 4.2 2023-01-27
17:38:07
34.7973 14.2213 10 2023-01-27
18:11:13
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 113835821
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2023-01-27 17:38:08 ± 0.32
Latitude 34.8227 ± 0.0234
Longitude 14.2597 ± 0.0416
Depth (km) 13 ± 3 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 116762891

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 3686
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 2606
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 240
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 3690.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 317
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 46
Number of defining phases 38
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.22
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.00000
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 4.69356
Number of stations at which the event was observed 37
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 30
Magnitudes information

ML:4.2

Field Value
Value 4.2
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 71
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 116762891
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2023-08-11 14:07:50

ML:4.2

Field Value
Value 4.2
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 84
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 113835821
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2023-01-27 18:11:13
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance(km) Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.BDI.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:40:20.02 3.0 positive manual Pn -6.73 0
IV.CDRU.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:40:12.59 3.0 undecidable manual Sn -9.99 0
IV.SALB.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:39:57.23 3.0 undecidable manual Sn -9.99 0
IV.MTMR.EHZ. 2023-01-27T17:39:48.08 3.0 positive manual Pg 10.7 0
IV.PAOL.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:39:47.55 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 8.76 0
IV.CDRU.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:39:43.52 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 11.67 0
AC.VLO.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:39:42.27 3.0 undecidable manual Pn -4.92 0
IV.NOCI.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:39:42.60 3.0 positive manual Pn 2.98 0
IV.AGST.EHZ. 2023-01-27T17:39:20.92 0.6 undecidable manual S 18 283.605 54 0.27 18
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:39:20.50 0.6 undecidable manual S 11 285.5031 54 -0.57 19
IV.CAR1.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:39:19.62 0.3 undecidable manual P 19 520.9896 54 -0.02 19
IV.SELL.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:39:18.35 0.6 undecidable manual P 24 507.1146 54 0.45 11
IV.HCRL.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:39:18.75 0.6 undecidable manual S 14 281.607 54 -1.48 14
IV.RAFF.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:39:17.30 0.6 undecidable manual S 2 266.3334 54 0.36 22
IV.HVZN.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:39:16.00 0.6 undecidable manual S 9 264.5352 54 -0.54 23
IV.HMDC.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:39:11.43 0.6 undecidable manual S 11 241.5804 54 -0.18 29
IV.PLAC.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:39:10.26 0.3 undecidable manual P 25 446.6196 54 -0.12 20
IV.SICLA.EHZ. 2023-01-27T17:39:05.10 0.6 undecidable manual P 18 402.3972 54 0.23 14
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:39:04.49 0.6 undecidable manual P 16 397.602 54 0.2 14
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:39:04.33 0.6 undecidable manual P 9 399.4002 54 -0.18 14
IV.SOI.EHZ. 2023-01-27T17:39:04.03 0.3 undecidable manual P 23 394.5051 54 0.13 21
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:39:01.56 0.6 undecidable manual P 20 375.5352 54 0.03 15
IV.LIBRI.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:39:00.70 0.3 undecidable manual P 9 366.6552 54 0.27 21
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:39:00.04 0.6 undecidable manual P 9 361.3605 54 0.26 14
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:38:59.74 0.3 undecidable manual P 5 357.4755 54 0.45 21
IV.GIB.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:38:59.07 0.6 undecidable manual P 357 351.981 54 0.46 14
IV.PLLN.EHZ. 2023-01-27T17:38:59.11 0.6 undecidable manual P 358 351.7812 54 0.53 14
IV.MBFT.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:38:59.46 0.6 undecidable manual P 342 365.6562 54 -0.84 11
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:38:59.85 0.3 undecidable manual P 14 359.973 54 0.26 21
IV.CORL.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:38:58.30 0.3 undecidable manual P 346 351.2817 54 -0.22 21
IV.CSLB.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:38:58.11 0.3 undecidable manual P 357 345.987 54 0.25 22
IV.CIMI.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:38:57.66 0.3 undecidable manual P 350 344.7993 54 -0.05 22
IV.CPTP.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:38:51.41 0.3 undecidable manual P 358 286.9017 54 0.91 23
IV.AGST.EHZ. 2023-01-27T17:38:49.95 0.3 undecidable manual P 18 283.605 54 -0.15 30
IV.HCRL.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:38:49.36 0.3 undecidable manual P 14 281.607 54 -0.49 29
IV.HLNI.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:38:49.43 0.3 undecidable manual P 11 285.5031 54 -0.9 23
IV.SSY.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:38:47.91 0.3 undecidable manual P 16 269.1306 54 -0.39 33
IV.HVZN.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:38:47.36 0.6 undecidable manual P 9 264.5352 54 -0.36 23
IV.RAFF.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:38:47.48 0.3 undecidable manual P 2 266.3334 54 -0.47 32
ML.XLND.BHZ. 2023-01-27T17:38:46.00 0.6 undecidable manual S 358 134.2656 91 -0.64 50
IV.CLTA.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:38:46.84 1.0 undecidable manual P 354 260.4393 54 -0.37 11
IV.HAVL.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:38:44.71 0.6 undecidable manual P 18 249.3615 54 -1.13 20
IV.HMDC.HHZ. 2023-01-27T17:38:44.42 0.6 undecidable manual P 11 241.5804 54 -0.45 27
ML.MSDA.BHZ. 2023-01-27T17:38:43.29 0.6 undecidable manual S 10 121.3896 91 0.09 39
ML.XLND.BHZ. 2023-01-27T17:38:29.97 0.3 undecidable manual P 358 134.2656 91 -0.49 72
ML.MSDA.BHZ. 2023-01-27T17:38:28.26 0.1 undecidable manual P 10 121.3896 91 -0.21 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.HMDC.HHE. ML:3.8 0.0012250000000000002 1.04 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:22.42
IV.HMDC.HNE. ML:4.4 0.0052699999999999995 1.02 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:22.43
IV.HAVL.HHN. ML:4.4 0.00537 0.72 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:27.33
IV.HAVL.HHE. ML:4.4 0.00498 1.46 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:29.08
IV.HVZN.HNE. ML:4.6 0.00741 0.92 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:36.50
IV.HVZN.HHE. ML:4.7 0.007565 0.92 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:36.50
IV.HVZN.HHN. ML:4.6 0.00609 1.42 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:37.82
IV.HVZN.HNN. ML:4.6 0.006154999999999999 1.42 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:37.82
IV.HLNI.HHN. ML:4.3 0.0030020355 0.7808 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:38.07
IV.HMDC.HHN. ML:4.7 0.009595000000000001 0.9 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:38.95
IV.HMDC.HNN. ML:4.6 0.009365 0.9 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:38.96
IV.SSY.HHE. ML:5.1 0.021870004999999998 0.6656 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:38.87
IV.SSY.HNE. ML:4.7 0.008085 0.58 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:38.83
IV.RAFF.HHE. ML:4.3 0.0035 0.68 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:39.36
IV.SSY.HNN. ML:4.6 0.00613 1.4 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:42.04
IV.HCRL.HHN. ML:4.5 0.00467 0.98 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:42.89
IV.CIMI.HNN. ML:4.1 0.0011627266999999998 0.7808 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:43.59
IV.MBFT.HHN. ML:3.5 0.000252 1.18 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:43.80
IV.CIMI.HHN. ML:4.1 0.00118645365 0.7168 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:43.58
IV.MBFT.HHE. ML:3.6 0.00027249999999999996 1.42 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:43.80
IV.SSY.HHN. ML:5.0 0.016776350000000002 0.6272 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:43.97
IV.HLNI.HHE. ML:4.3 0.00265 0.88 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:44.40
IV.PLLN.EHE. ML:4.6 0.003605 1.04 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:44.41
IV.HCRL.HHE. ML:4.5 0.00411 0.96 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:45.30
IV.AGST.EHE. ML:4.6 0.005935 1.16 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:46.24
IV.CLTA.HHN. ML:3.9 0.0012549999999999998 1.08 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:47.80
IV.RAFF.HHN. ML:4.3 0.002983257 1.1264 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:48.26
IV.GIB.HHE. ML:4.4 0.00221 0.9 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:49.91
IV.CLTA.HHE. ML:3.9 0.00126 0.72 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:50.16
IV.CPTP.HHN. ML:4.4 0.0031050864999999997 0.832 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:51.78
IV.CORL.HHE. ML:3.8 0.00059572745 0.6528 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:53.05
IV.CORL.HNE. ML:3.9 0.0006064538999999999 0.6656 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:53.06
IV.AGST.EHN. ML:4.6 0.004955 0.84 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:52.80
IV.CSLB.HHE. ML:3.9 0.0007185 0.82 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:56.86
IV.CSLB.HNE. ML:3.9 0.0007064999999999999 0.8 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:56.85
IV.PLLN.EHN. ML:4.6 0.0031550000000000003 1.2 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:58.22
IV.CSLB.HNN. ML:3.8 0.0005775 0.76 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:59.18
IV.CSLB.HHN. ML:3.8 0.0005785 0.76 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:39:59.19
IV.CORL.HHN. ML:4.0 0.0008694999999999999 1.26 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:00.99
IV.CORL.HNN. ML:4.0 0.0008825 1.24 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:00.99
IV.SOI.EHN. ML:3.8 0.00034750000000000004 0.7 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:04.64
IV.PLAC.HHN. ML:3.8 0.0002925 0.64 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:04.79
IV.LIBRI.HNN. ML:4.0 0.0006845 0.86 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:05.93
IV.CIMI.HHE. ML:4.2 0.0014299999999999998 0.7 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:09.48
IV.CIMI.HNE. ML:4.2 0.0014399999999999999 0.7 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:09.49
IV.MTTG.HHE. ML:4.1 0.000916 0.54 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:09.78
IV.SICLA.EHN. ML:4.1 0.000668 1.22 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:09.16
IV.LIBRI.HHE. ML:4.0 0.000776 0.82 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:10.43
IV.SICLA.EHE. ML:4.0 0.000629 0.42 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:12.24
IV.SOI.EHE. ML:3.9 0.0004505 0.94 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:12.88
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:4.4 0.00155 0.9 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:13.17
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:4.2 0.0011285000000000002 0.42 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:13.79
IV.LIBRI.HNE. ML:4.1 0.000874 0.64 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:13.89
IV.GIB.HHN. ML:4.3 0.0017999999999999997 0.86 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:15.46
IV.MTTG.HHN. ML:4.2 0.0009995 0.82 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:15.97
IV.MSRU.HHE. ML:4.4 0.001435 0.64 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:16.36
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:4.2 0.00122 1.3 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:16.76
IV.LIBRI.HHN. ML:4.0 0.0007135 1.06 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:17.59
IV.IVPL.HNN. ML:4.3 0.00124 0.9 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:21.14
IV.IVPL.HHN. ML:4.3 0.00124 0.88 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:21.60
IV.PLAC.HNN. ML:4.0 0.00038950000000000003 1.16 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:21.81
IV.IVPL.HNE. ML:4.3 0.0011140000000000002 1.12 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:23.28
IV.IVPL.HHE. ML:4.3 0.001215 1.14 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:23.29
IV.PLAC.HHE. ML:3.8 0.000246 0.92 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:31.57
IV.PLAC.HNE. ML:3.8 0.00028799999999999995 0.72 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:31.61
IV.SELL.HHN. ML:3.6 0.0001225 0.7 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:32.64
IV.SELL.HHE. ML:3.8 0.000168 0.74 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:33.41
IV.CAR1.HHE. ML:4.1 0.0003325 0.74 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:37.65
IV.CAR1.HNE. ML:4.1 0.00034199999999999996 0.74 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:37.65
IV.CAR1.HHN. ML:4.1 0.000345 1.14 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:49.94
IV.CAR1.HNN. ML:4.1 0.000319 1.14 AML other m 2023-01-27T17:40:49.95
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