9 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on July 17, 2013 in the Black Sea countries’ region / Map


According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, there were 9 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on July 17, 2013 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

The strongest ones - with the magnitude 4.2 – took place in Eastern Turkey.  

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-07-17   22:00:05.0

37.06 

N  

27.96 

E  

24

3.8

 WESTERN TURKEY

2013-07-17   13:50:46.0

40.51 

N  

41.93 

E  

11

3.1

 EASTERN TURKEY

2013-07-17   13:17:12.0

38.72 

N  

43.21 

E  

7

3.0

 EASTERN TURKEY

2013-07-17   13:10:49.0

38.73 

N  

43.19 

E  

6

3.3

 EASTERN TURKEY

2013-07-17   11:44:19.0

36.09 

N  

31.15 

E  

10

3.9

 WESTERN TURKEY

2013-07-17   07:42:15.0

39.15 

N  

27.22 

E  

18

3.1

 WESTERN TURKEY

2013-07-17   03:32:31.0

35.47 

N  

32.93 

E  

26

3.0

 CYPRUS REGION

2013-07-17   01:40:33.0

40.53 

N  

41.90 

E  

22

4.2

 EASTERN TURKEY

2013-07-17   01:23:27.0

34.71 

N  

25.02 

E  

2

3.6

 CRETE, GREECE

 

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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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