Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.1 on date 14-04-2024 and time 16:05:54 (UTC) in region Vesuvio

A magnitude Md 2.1 earthquake occured in region: Vesuvio, on

  • 14-04-2024 16:05:54 (UTC)
  • 14-04-2024 18:05:54 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 40.8130, 14.3500 at 8 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Sala Operativa INGV-OV (Napoli).

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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
Ercolano NA 0 53709 53709
Portici NA 1 55274 108983
San Giorgio a Cremano NA 2 45557 154540
Torre del Greco NA 3 86275 240815
San Sebastiano al Vesuvio NA 4 9196 250011
Massa di Somma NA 5 5444 255455
Cercola NA 5 18267 273722
Pollena Trocchia NA 6 13562 287284
Volla NA 8 23755 311039
Sant'Anastasia NA 8 27671 338710
Trecase NA 9 9097 347807
Napoli NA 9 974074 1321881
Somma Vesuviana NA 10 35233 1357114
Torre Annunziata NA 10 42789 1399903
Boscotrecase NA 10 10363 1410266
Pomigliano d'Arco NA 11 39922 1450188
Boscoreale NA 11 28072 1478260
Casalnuovo di Napoli NA 11 49855 1528115
Casoria NA 12 77642 1605757
Ottaviano NA 12 23860 1629617
Casavatore NA 12 18661 1648278
Terzigno NA 13 18968 1667246
Castello di Cisterna NA 13 7869 1675115
Afragola NA 13 65057 1740172
Arzano NA 13 34886 1775058
San Giuseppe Vesuviano NA 13 30657 1805715
Brusciano NA 14 16466 1822181
Pompei NA 15 25358 1847539
Mariglianella NA 15 7787 1855326
Acerra NA 15 59573 1914899
Marigliano NA 16 30157 1945056
Cardito NA 16 22755 1967811
Frattamaggiore NA 16 30329 1998140
Grumo Nevano NA 16 18061 2016201
Melito di Napoli NA 16 37826 2054027
Casandrino NA 16 14336 2068363
San Gennaro Vesuviano NA 16 11966 2080329
Mugnano di Napoli NA 16 34828 2115157
Poggiomarino NA 16 21976 2137133
Scisciano NA 16 5994 2143127
Scafati SA 17 50787 2193914
Crispano NA 17 12354 2206268
Marano di Napoli NA 17 59874 2266142
Sant'Antimo NA 17 33905 2300047
Caivano NA 17 37879 2337926
San Vitaliano NA 17 6461 2344387
Castellammare di Stabia NA 17 66466 2410853
Calvizzano NA 17 12329 2423182
Santa Maria la Carità NA 17 11722 2434904
Frattaminore NA 17 16208 2451112
Saviano NA 17 15982 2467094
Vico Equense NA 18 20969 2488063
Villaricca NA 18 31122 2519185
Giugliano in Campania NA 18 122974 2642159
Sant'Arpino CE 18 14307 2656466
Orta di Atella CE 18 27191 2683657
Palma Campania NA 19 15978 2699635
Quarto NA 19 40930 2740565
Succivo CE 19 8457 2749022
Striano NA 19 8397 2757419
Meta NA 19 8015 2765434
Sant'Antonio Abate NA 19 19743 2785177
Cesa CE 20 8841 2794018
Nola NA 20 34431 2828449
Gragnano NA 20 29136 2857585
Casola di Napoli NA 20 3898 2861483
Angri SA 20 34002 2895485

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
0 Km NE of Ercolano (53709 inhabitants)
1 Km SW of Portici (55274 inhabitants)
3 Km NW of Torre del Greco (86275 inhabitants)
9 Km E of Napoli (974074 inhabitants)
12 Km SE of Casoria (77642 inhabitants)
13 Km S of Afragola (65057 inhabitants)
15 Km S of Acerra (59573 inhabitants)
17 Km W of Scafati (50787 inhabitants)
17 Km SE of Marano di Napoli (59874 inhabitants)
17 Km NW of Castellammare di Stabia (66466 inhabitants)
18 Km SE of Giugliano in Campania (122974 inhabitants)
22 Km SE of Aversa (53047 inhabitants)
22 Km E of Pozzuoli (81661 inhabitants)
29 Km S of Caserta (76326 inhabitants)
33 Km W of Cava de' Tirreni (53659 inhabitants)
38 Km W of Salerno (135261 inhabitants)
39 Km W of Avellino (54857 inhabitants)
51 Km SW of Benevento (60091 inhabitants)
58 Km W of Battipaglia (50786 inhabitants)
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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Reviewed
Rev200
Md 2.1 2024-04-14
16:05:54
40.813 14.3502 8 2024-04-14
17:11:11
Sala Operativa INGV-OV (Napoli) 126731931
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2024-04-14 16:05:54
Latitude 40.8130
Longitude 14.3502
Depth (km) 8 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 200 -> SURVEY-INGV-OV#SiSmi
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 126731931

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description horizontal uncertainty
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter)
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter)
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi)
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 2300.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 190
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 1
Number of defining phases 1
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.07
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree)
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree)
Number of stations at which the event was observed 0
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 0
Magnitude information

Md:2.1

Field Value
Value 2.1
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 126731931
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV-OV (Napoli)
Time of creation (UTC) 2024-04-14 17:11:11
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