Earthquake with magnitude of Md 1.8 on date 05-04-2024 and time 16:57:54 (UTC) in region Vesuvio

A magnitude Md 1.8 earthquake occured in region: Vesuvio, on

  • 05-04-2024 16:57:54 (UTC)
  • 05-04-2024 18:57:54 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 40.8230, 14.4190 at 1 km depth.

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

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
Massa di Somma NA 4 5444 5444
San Sebastiano al Vesuvio NA 5 9196 14640
Pollena Trocchia NA 5 13562 28202
Sant'Anastasia NA 5 27671 55873
Portici NA 5 55274 111147
Somma Vesuviana NA 6 35233 146380
Ottaviano NA 6 23860 170240
Torre del Greco NA 6 86275 256515
Trecase NA 6 9097 265612
Boscotrecase NA 6 10363 275975
Ercolano NA 6 53709 329684
Cercola NA 7 18267 347951
Terzigno NA 7 18968 366919
San Giorgio a Cremano NA 7 45557 412476
Boscoreale NA 7 28072 440548
Torre Annunziata NA 8 42789 483337
San Giuseppe Vesuviano NA 8 30657 513994
Volla NA 9 23755 537749
Pomigliano d'Arco NA 10 39922 577671
San Gennaro Vesuviano NA 10 11966 589637
Poggiomarino NA 11 21976 611613
Castello di Cisterna NA 11 7869 619482
Pompei NA 11 25358 644840
Brusciano NA 11 16466 661306
Casalnuovo di Napoli NA 12 49855 711161
Mariglianella NA 12 7787 718948
Scisciano NA 12 5994 724942
Marigliano NA 12 30157 755099
Scafati SA 12 50787 805886
San Vitaliano NA 13 6461 812347
Saviano NA 13 15982 828329
Palma Campania NA 13 15978 844307
Striano NA 14 8397 852704
Santa Maria la Carità NA 14 11722 864426
Casoria NA 14 77642 942068
Napoli NA 14 974074 1916142
Acerra NA 14 59573 1975715
Afragola NA 14 65057 2040772
Carbonara di Nola NA 15 2429 2043201
Nola NA 15 34431 2077632
Casavatore NA 15 18661 2096293
San Paolo Bel Sito NA 15 3513 2099806
Castellammare di Stabia NA 15 66466 2166272
San Marzano sul Sarno SA 15 10442 2176714
Angri SA 15 34002 2210716
Liveri NA 15 1607 2212323
Sant'Antonio Abate NA 16 19743 2232066
Domicella AV 16 1862 2233928
San Valentino Torio SA 16 10947 2244875
Cimitile NA 16 7280 2252155
Arzano NA 16 34886 2287041
Marzano di Nola AV 16 1727 2288768
Casamarciano NA 17 3289 2292057
Lettere NA 17 6188 2298245
Sarno SA 17 31529 2329774
Casola di Napoli NA 17 3898 2333672
Gragnano NA 17 29136 2362808
Cardito NA 17 22755 2385563
Camposano NA 17 5333 2390896
Vico Equense NA 18 20969 2411865
Pago del Vallo di Lauro AV 18 1830 2413695
Caivano NA 18 37879 2451574
Sant'Egidio del Monte Albino SA 18 8909 2460483
Frattamaggiore NA 18 30329 2490812
Comiziano NA 18 1814 2492626
Visciano NA 18 4454 2497080
Corbara SA 18 2545 2499625
Pimonte NA 18 5980 2505605
Crispano NA 18 12354 2517959
Grumo Nevano NA 19 18061 2536020
Cicciano NA 19 12906 2548926
Casandrino NA 19 14336 2563262
Lauro AV 19 3509 2566771
Pagani SA 19 35834 2602605
Tufino NA 19 3776 2606381
Melito di Napoli NA 19 37826 2644207
Frattaminore NA 19 16208 2660415
Taurano AV 20 1546 2661961
Sant'Antimo NA 20 33905 2695866
Meta NA 20 8015 2703881
Quindici AV 20 1938 2705819

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
5 Km E of Portici (55274 inhabitants)
6 Km NE of Torre del Greco (86275 inhabitants)
6 Km E of Ercolano (53709 inhabitants)
12 Km NW of Scafati (50787 inhabitants)
14 Km E of Napoli (974074 inhabitants)
14 Km SE of Casoria (77642 inhabitants)
14 Km S of Acerra (59573 inhabitants)
14 Km SE of Afragola (65057 inhabitants)
15 Km NW of Castellammare di Stabia (66466 inhabitants)
21 Km E of Marano di Napoli (59874 inhabitants)
22 Km SE of Giugliano in Campania (122974 inhabitants)
25 Km SE of Aversa (53047 inhabitants)
28 Km NW of Cava de' Tirreni (53659 inhabitants)
28 Km E of Pozzuoli (81661 inhabitants)
29 Km S of Caserta (76326 inhabitants)
33 Km NW of Salerno (135261 inhabitants)
33 Km W of Avellino (54857 inhabitants)
46 Km SW of Benevento (60091 inhabitants)
53 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 1.8 2024-04-05
16:57:54
40.8228 14.4192 1 2024-04-15
10:32:04
Sala Operativa INGV-OV (Napoli) 126751991
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2024-04-05 16:57:54
Latitude 40.8228
Longitude 14.4192
Depth (km) 1 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 200 -> SURVEY-INGV-OV#SiSmi
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 126751991

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) 500.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 183
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) 0.09
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:1.8

Field Value
Value 1.8
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 126751991
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV-OV (Napoli)
Time of creation (UTC) 2024-04-15 10:32:04
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