Greece: Earthquake with the magnitude 4.9 / Map


According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, the earthquake with the magnitude 4.7 has occurred in Greece on July 3, 2013 at 13:28 UTC (16:28 local time).

Parameters of the earthquake:

Magnitude Mw 4.9  (according to the Geophysical Survey of RAS mb 5.2) 
Intensity 5.5 – 6.0 
Date time 2013-07-03 13:28:23.0 UTC
Location 40.12 N ; 21.85 E
Depth 4 km
Distances 211 km S of Skopje, FYR of Macedonia / pop: 474,889 / local time: 15:28:23.0 2013-07-03
20 km S of Kozáni, Greece / pop: 36,481 / local time: 16:28:23.0 2013-07-03
5 km SE of Aianí, Greece / pop: 2,119 / local time: 16:28:23.0 2013-07-03

 

According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, there were 7 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on July 2-3 2013 in the  Greece.

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-07-03   13:28:23.0

40.12 

N  

21.85 

E  

4

4.9

 GREECE

2013-07-03   13:12:44.1

40.11 

N  

21.86 

E  

7

3.0

 GREECE

2013-07-03   13:09:11.0

40.11 

N  

21.84 

E  

9

4.1

 GREECE

2013-07-03   01:01:57.0

40.13 

N  

21.88 

E  

1

3.0

 GREECE

2013-07-02   22:22:19.0

40.11 

N  

21.89 

E  

1

3.2

 GREECE

2013-07-02   10:51:46.6

40.12 

N  

21.87 

E  

4

3.0

 GREECE

2013-07-02   10:45:22.0

40.12 

N  

21.86 

E  

7

4.7

 GREECE

 

BSNews Reference Note:

Earthquake Hypocenter - the point  of the beginning of a fault.

Earthquake Epicenter - the projection of the hypocenter onto the Earth's surface

Earthquake Magnitude - the amount of energy released by an earthquake in the form of seismic waves.

Earthquake intensity- a measure of amount of the earth tremors at the territory, covered by the earthquake; depends on of the magnitude and depth of the hypocenter.
Different countries use different scales of earthquake intensity. In Europe, Russia and the United States a 12-point scale is used.

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