Earthquake with magnitude of ML 0.5 on date 08-12-2023 and time 07:36:12 (Italy) in region 5 km W Castelsaraceno (PZ)

A magnitude ML 0.5 earthquake occured in region: 5 km W Castelsaraceno (PZ), on

  • 08-12-2023 06:36:12 (UTC)
  • 08-12-2023 07:36:12 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 40.1840, 15.9330 at 11 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

Distances are determinated based on the geographic coordintes of the (Istat).
Municipality Region Dist Inh Cum Inh
Castelsaraceno PZ 6 1384 1384
Sarconi PZ 8 1404 2788
Moliterno PZ 9 4062 6850
Spinoso PZ 10 1462 8312
Grumento Nova PZ 12 1700 10012
San Martino d'Agri PZ 12 801 10813
San Chirico Raparo PZ 12 1084 11897
Latronico PZ 12 4556 16453
Montemurro PZ 14 1235 17688
Carbone PZ 14 638 18326
Lagonegro PZ 16 5584 23910
Lauria PZ 17 12919 36829
Nemoli PZ 17 1495 38324
Armento PZ 18 631 38955
Viggiano PZ 18 3329 42284
Calvera PZ 18 387 42671
Episcopia PZ 19 1434 44105
Rivello PZ 19 2767 46872
Castelluccio Superiore PZ 20 824 47696
Teana PZ 20 613 48309
Tramutola PZ 20 3089 51398
Castelluccio Inferiore PZ 20 2131 53529

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
52 Km S of Potenza (67122 inhabitants)
78 Km SW of Matera (60436 inhabitants)
89 Km SW of Altamura (70396 inhabitants)
93 Km SE of Battipaglia (50786 inhabitants)
Recent and historical seismicity
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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 0.5 2023-12-08
06:36:12
40.184 15.9333 11 2023-12-08
07:03:44
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 123888001
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2023-12-08 06:36:12 ± 0.17
Latitude 40.1840 ± 0.0063
Longitude 15.9333 ± 0.0059
Depth (km) 11 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 123888001

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 679
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 321
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 203
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 680.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 117
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 10
Number of defining phases 10
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.2
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.05036
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.24192
Number of stations at which the event was observed 6
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 6
Magnitude information

ML:0.5

Field Value
Value 0.5
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 14
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 123888001
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2023-12-08 07:03:44
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance(km) Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.MCEL.HHZ. 2023-12-08T06:36:20.42 0.3 undecidable manual S 325 19.1697 119 0.18 73
IV.MTSN.HHZ. 2023-12-08T06:36:19.80 0.6 undecidable manual S 301 17.871 121 -0.05 49
IV.SCHR.EHZ. 2023-12-08T06:36:18.24 0.3 undecidable manual S 82 12.1767 131 0 75
MN.CUC.HHZ. 2023-12-08T06:36:18.01 0.1 undecidable manual P 205 23.3544 50 0.34 93
XE.T0701.HHZ. 2023-12-08T06:36:17.64 1.0 undecidable manual P 145 26.8509 50 -0.57 20
IV.MTSN.HHZ. 2023-12-08T06:36:16.77 1.0 undecidable manual P 301 17.871 121 -0.02 25
IV.SIRI.HHZ. 2023-12-08T06:36:16.68 0.3 undecidable manual S 268 5.5944 152 -0.12 76
IV.MCEL.HHZ. 2023-12-08T06:36:16.91 0.6 negative manual P 325 19.1697 119 -0.1 48
IV.SCHR.EHZ. 2023-12-08T06:36:15.92 0.1 positive manual P 82 12.1767 131 0.06 100
IV.SIRI.HHZ. 2023-12-08T06:36:14.80 0.3 undecidable manual P 268 5.5944 152 -0.23 74
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.SIRI.HHE. ML:0.5 0.00004617462 0.3392 AML other m 2023-12-08T06:36:16.77
IV.SIRI.HHN. ML:0.4 0.000040920894999999996 0.1408 AML other m 2023-12-08T06:36:15.79
IV.SIRI.HNE. ML:0.5 0.00004655176000000001 0.3008 AML other m 2023-12-08T06:36:17.95
IV.SIRI.HNN. ML:0.5 0.00004942058 0.2208 AML other m 2023-12-08T06:36:15.79
IV.SCHR.EHE. ML:0.3 0.0000218030455 0.16 AML other m 2023-12-08T06:36:18.75
IV.SCHR.EHN. ML:0.5 0.000033793524999999996 0.1024 AML other m 2023-12-08T06:36:18.48
IV.MTSN.HNE. ML:1.2 0.00013043965 2.8992 AML other m 2023-12-08T06:36:21.79
IV.MTSN.HNN. ML:0.9 0.00006731448 2.7488 AML other m 2023-12-08T06:36:21.92
IV.MTSN.HHE. ML:0.5 0.000023853599999999998 0.3008 AML other m 2023-12-08T06:36:21.00
IV.MTSN.HHN. ML:0.3 0.00001708379 0.5184 AML other m 2023-12-08T06:36:23.72
IV.MCEL.HNE. ML:0.7 0.000034768585000000003 0.3392 AML other m 2023-12-08T06:36:21.54
IV.MCEL.HNN. ML:0.8 0.00004618965 0.3392 AML other m 2023-12-08T06:36:22.06
IV.MCEL.HHE. ML:0.3 0.000016704415 0.4224 AML other m 2023-12-08T06:36:20.47
IV.MCEL.HHN. ML:0.7 0.000034951780000000005 2.4192 AML other m 2023-12-08T06:36:25.29
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