4 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on July 18, 2013 in the Black Sea countries’ region / Map


According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, there were 4 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on July 18, 2013 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

The strongest ones - with the magnitude 3.7 – took place in Caucasus region, Russia.  

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-07-18   16:36:30.0

38.78 

N  

25.97 

E  

5

3.4

 AEGEAN SEA

2013-07-18   12:58:06.9

43.67 

N  

40.32 

E  

10

3.7

 CAUCASUS REGION, RUSSIA

2013-07-18   09:32:39.9

39.96 

N  

23.27 

E  

10

3.5

 AEGEAN SEA

2013-07-18   08:35:51.0

38.98 

N  

29.81 

E  

7

3.3

 WESTERN TURKEY

 

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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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