Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.4 on date 29-02-2024 and time 16:28:14 (UTC) in region 3 km N Paternopoli (AV)

A magnitude ML 1.4 earthquake occured in region: 3 km N Paternopoli (AV), on

  • 29-02-2024 16:28:14 (UTC)
  • 29-02-2024 17:28:14 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 40.9980, 15.0330 at 15 km depth.

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

Search earthquakes: Any within 30 km radius

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
Paternopoli AV 3 2384 2384
Fontanarosa AV 3 3170 5554
Sant'Angelo all'Esca AV 3 801 6355
Gesualdo AV 3 3516 9871
Luogosano AV 4 1187 11058
Villamaina AV 6 995 12053
Frigento AV 6 3780 15833
Mirabella Eclano AV 6 7684 23517
Taurasi AV 6 2377 25894
San Mango sul Calore AV 7 1185 27079
Lapio AV 7 1572 28651
Sturno AV 7 3080 31731
Castelfranci AV 7 2041 33772
Castelvetere sul Calore AV 8 1615 35387
Grottaminarda AV 9 8137 43524
Montemarano AV 9 2851 46375
Torella dei Lombardi AV 9 2144 48519
Torre Le Nocelle AV 10 1324 49843
Montemiletto AV 11 5313 55156
Venticano AV 11 2537 57693
Bonito AV 12 2448 60141
Melito Irpino AV 12 1920 62061
Chiusano di San Domenico AV 12 2277 64338
Rocca San Felice AV 12 851 65189
Pietradefusi AV 13 2348 67537
Montefalcione AV 13 3359 70896
Nusco AV 13 4203 75099
Flumeri AV 13 2963 78062
Cassano Irpino AV 14 982 79044
Castel Baronia AV 14 1129 80173
Sant'Angelo dei Lombardi AV 14 4250 84423
Parolise AV 15 663 85086
Candida AV 15 1147 86233
Salza Irpina AV 15 772 87005
Sorbo Serpico AV 15 583 87588
Pratola Serra AV 15 3764 91352
Carife AV 15 1408 92760
Guardia Lombardi AV 16 1718 94478
Montefusco AV 16 1338 95816
San Nicola Baronia AV 16 771 96587
San Potito Ultra AV 16 1558 98145
San Nazzaro BN 16 884 99029
Santa Paolina AV 16 1256 100285
Apice BN 16 5686 105971
Calvi BN 16 2682 108653
Volturara Irpina AV 16 3289 111942
San Sossio Baronia AV 16 1643 113585
Prata di Principato Ultra AV 16 2944 116529
San Giorgio del Sannio BN 17 10022 126551
Manocalzati AV 17 3160 129711
Montella AV 17 7780 137491
Villanova del Battista AV 18 1690 139181
Tufo AV 18 889 140070
Trevico AV 18 993 141063
Santo Stefano del Sole AV 18 2208 143271
Ariano Irpino AV 18 22700 165971
San Martino Sannita BN 18 1230 167201
Bagnoli Irpino AV 19 3217 170418
Atripalda AV 19 11020 181438
Lioni AV 19 6201 187639
Torrioni AV 19 549 188188
Montefredane AV 19 2297 190485
Vallata AV 19 2714 193199
San Nicola Manfredi BN 19 3722 196921
Santa Lucia di Serino AV 19 1402 198323
Morra De Sanctis AV 20 1297 199620
Vallesaccarda AV 20 1386 201006
San Michele di Serino AV 20 2530 203536

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
22 Km E of Avellino (54857 inhabitants)
26 Km SE of Benevento (60091 inhabitants)
42 Km NE of Salerno (135261 inhabitants)
43 Km NE of Cava de' Tirreni (53659 inhabitants)
44 Km N of Battipaglia (50786 inhabitants)
51 Km NE of Scafati (50787 inhabitants)
56 Km E of Acerra (59573 inhabitants)
57 Km NE of Castellammare di Stabia (66466 inhabitants)
59 Km E of Caserta (76326 inhabitants)
60 Km E of Portici (55274 inhabitants)
61 Km E of Torre del Greco (86275 inhabitants)
61 Km E of Afragola (65057 inhabitants)
61 Km E of Ercolano (53709 inhabitants)
63 Km E of Casoria (77642 inhabitants)
67 Km SW of Foggia (151991 inhabitants)
68 Km E of Napoli (974074 inhabitants)
69 Km E of Aversa (53047 inhabitants)
70 Km E of Giugliano in Campania (122974 inhabitants)
72 Km E of Marano di Napoli (59874 inhabitants)
76 Km NW of Potenza (67122 inhabitants)
79 Km W of Cerignola (58396 inhabitants)
81 Km E of Pozzuoli (81661 inhabitants)
82 Km SW of San Severo (53905 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 1.4 2024-02-29
16:28:14
40.9982 15.033 15 2024-02-29
16:35:20
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 125624831
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2024-02-29 16:28:14 ± 0.18
Latitude 40.9982 ± 0.0072
Longitude 15.0330 ± 0.0071
Depth (km) 15 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 125624831

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 827
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 321
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 166
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 830.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 89
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 16
Number of defining phases 16
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.21
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.03417
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.16817
Number of stations at which the event was observed 9
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 9
Magnitude information

ML:1.4

Field Value
Value 1.4
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 2
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 125624831
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2024-02-29 16:35:20
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance(km) Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IX.MNT3.EHZ. 2024-02-29T16:28:22.13 0.6 undecidable manual S 187 17.9709 116 0.29 46
IX.SSB3.HHZ.02 2024-02-29T16:28:22.47 0.6 undecidable manual S 61 18.6702 115 0.47 44
IV.SNAL.HHZ. 2024-02-29T16:28:21.24 0.6 undecidable manual S 119 16.7721 118 -0.31 46
IV.CAFE.HHZ. 2024-02-29T16:28:21.55 0.6 undecidable manual S 79 17.3715 117 -0.13 48
IV.MTMR.HNZ. 2024-02-29T16:28:20.12 0.6 undecidable manual S 196 9.1797 140 0.15 49
IX.RSF3.HNZ.02 2024-02-29T16:28:20.59 0.6 undecidable manual S 107 12.5763 129 -0.01 49
IX.LGS3.HNZ. 2024-02-29T16:28:19.49 0.6 undecidable manual S 250 3.7962 162 0.21 49
IV.SNAL.HHZ. 2024-02-29T16:28:18.35 1.0 positive manual P 119 16.7721 118 -0.14 24
IV.CAFE.HHZ. 2024-02-29T16:28:18.74 0.3 positive manual P 79 17.3715 117 0.17 71
IV.MRB1.HHZ. 2024-02-29T16:28:18.04 0.3 negative manual P 339 14.874 123 -0.19 71
IX.MNT3.EHZ. 2024-02-29T16:28:18.62 0.1 undecidable manual P 187 17.9709 116 -0.03 98
IX.SSB3.HHZ.02 2024-02-29T16:28:18.93 0.3 undecidable manual P 61 18.6702 115 0.18 70
IX.LGS3.HNZ. 2024-02-29T16:28:17.17 0.1 undecidable manual P 250 3.7962 162 0 100
IV.MTMR.HNZ. 2024-02-29T16:28:17.60 0.1 undecidable manual P 196 9.1797 140 0.02 99
IX.RSF3.HNZ.02 2024-02-29T16:28:17.96 0.3 undecidable manual P 107 12.5763 129 0.02 74
IX.SALI.HNZ.01 2024-02-29T16:28:17.55 0.3 undecidable manual P 122 14.4744 124 -0.63 64
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IX.MNT3.EHN.02 ML:1.4 0.000201 0.54 AML other m 2024-02-29T16:28:22.48
IX.MNT3.EHE.02 ML:1.3 0.000144 0.56 AML other m 2024-02-29T16:28:23.44
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