Earthquake with magnitude of Md 1.6 on date 15-04-2024 and time 23:23:11 (UTC) in region Vesuvio

A magnitude Md 1.6 earthquake occured in region: Vesuvio, on

  • 15-04-2024 23:23:11 (UTC)
  • 16-04-2024 01:23:11 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 40.8170, 14.4270 at 0 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
Trecase NA 5 9097 9097
Massa di Somma NA 5 5444 14541
San Sebastiano al Vesuvio NA 5 9196 23737
Boscotrecase NA 5 10363 34100
Ottaviano NA 6 23860 57960
Somma Vesuviana NA 6 35233 93193
Sant'Anastasia NA 6 27671 120864
Torre del Greco NA 6 86275 207139
Boscoreale NA 6 28072 235211
Terzigno NA 6 18968 254179
Pollena Trocchia NA 6 13562 267741
Portici NA 6 55274 323015
Torre Annunziata NA 7 42789 365804
Ercolano NA 7 53709 419513
San Giuseppe Vesuviano NA 7 30657 450170
Cercola NA 8 18267 468437
San Giorgio a Cremano NA 8 45557 513994
Volla NA 10 23755 537749
Pompei NA 10 25358 563107
Poggiomarino NA 10 21976 585083
San Gennaro Vesuviano NA 10 11966 597049
Pomigliano d'Arco NA 11 39922 636971
Scafati SA 11 50787 687758
Castello di Cisterna NA 11 7869 695627
Brusciano NA 12 16466 712093
Scisciano NA 12 5994 718087
Mariglianella NA 12 7787 725874
Marigliano NA 12 30157 756031
Palma Campania NA 12 15978 772009
Casalnuovo di Napoli NA 13 49855 821864
Saviano NA 13 15982 837846
Striano NA 13 8397 846243
San Vitaliano NA 13 6461 852704
Santa Maria la Carità NA 13 11722 864426
Carbonara di Nola NA 14 2429 866855
Castellammare di Stabia NA 14 66466 933321
San Marzano sul Sarno SA 14 10442 943763
Angri SA 15 34002 977765
Sant'Antonio Abate NA 15 19743 997508
San Paolo Bel Sito NA 15 3513 1001021
Nola NA 15 34431 1035452
San Valentino Torio SA 15 10947 1046399
Napoli NA 15 974074 2020473
Casoria NA 15 77642 2098115
Acerra NA 15 59573 2157688
Domicella AV 15 1862 2159550
Liveri NA 15 1607 2161157
Afragola NA 15 65057 2226214
Casavatore NA 16 18661 2244875
Lettere NA 16 6188 2251063
Marzano di Nola AV 16 1727 2252790
Casola di Napoli NA 16 3898 2256688
Sarno SA 16 31529 2288217
Gragnano NA 16 29136 2317353
Cimitile NA 16 7280 2324633
Vico Equense NA 17 20969 2345602
Arzano NA 17 34886 2380488
Casamarciano NA 17 3289 2383777
Sant'Egidio del Monte Albino SA 17 8909 2392686
Pimonte NA 18 5980 2398666
Corbara SA 18 2545 2401211
Pago del Vallo di Lauro AV 18 1830 2403041
Camposano NA 18 5333 2408374
Visciano NA 18 4454 2412828
Cardito NA 18 22755 2435583
Pagani SA 18 35834 2471417
Comiziano NA 18 1814 2473231
Lauro AV 19 3509 2476740
Caivano NA 19 37879 2514619
Frattamaggiore NA 19 30329 2544948
Cicciano NA 19 12906 2557854
Taurano AV 19 1546 2559400
Meta NA 19 8015 2567415
Crispano NA 19 12354 2579769
Tufino NA 19 3776 2583545
Quindici AV 19 1938 2585483
Grumo Nevano NA 20 18061 2603544
Casandrino NA 20 14336 2617880
Nocera Inferiore SA 20 46043 2663923

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
6 Km NE of Torre del Greco (86275 inhabitants)
6 Km E of Portici (55274 inhabitants)
7 Km E of Ercolano (53709 inhabitants)
11 Km NW of Scafati (50787 inhabitants)
14 Km NW of Castellammare di Stabia (66466 inhabitants)
15 Km E of Napoli (974074 inhabitants)
15 Km SE of Casoria (77642 inhabitants)
15 Km SE of Acerra (59573 inhabitants)
15 Km SE of Afragola (65057 inhabitants)
22 Km E of Marano di Napoli (59874 inhabitants)
23 Km SE of Giugliano in Campania (122974 inhabitants)
25 Km SE of Aversa (53047 inhabitants)
27 Km W of Cava de' Tirreni (53659 inhabitants)
28 Km E of Pozzuoli (81661 inhabitants)
30 Km S of Caserta (76326 inhabitants)
32 Km W of Salerno (135261 inhabitants)
33 Km W of Avellino (54857 inhabitants)
46 Km SW of Benevento (60091 inhabitants)
52 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 1.6 2024-04-15
23:23:11
40.817 14.4267 0 2024-04-15
23:28:24
Sala Operativa INGV-OV (Napoli) 126772421
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2024-04-15 23:23:11
Latitude 40.8170
Longitude 14.4267
Depth (km) 0 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 200 -> SURVEY-INGV-OV#SiSmi
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 126772421

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) 200.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 106
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:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 126772421
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV-OV (Napoli)
Time of creation (UTC) 2024-04-15 23:28:24
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