7 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on July 19, 2013 in the Black Sea countries’ region / Map


According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, there were 7 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on July 19, 2013 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

The strongest ones - with the magnitude 3.9 – took place in Eastern Turkey.  

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-07-19   23:17:31.0

38.52 

N  

40.84 

E  

7

3.9

 EASTERN TURKEY

2013-07-19   22:58:28.0

37.27 

N  

37.93 

E  

2

3.1

 CENTRAL TURKEY

2013-07-19   15:39:23.0

39.49 

N  

27.96 

E  

7

3.4

 WESTERN TURKEY

2013-07-19   13:36:31.0

35.64 

N  

28.84 

E  

40

3.1

 EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN SEA

2013-07-19   11:29:10.7

38.23 

N  

22.09 

E  

11

3.0

 GREECE

2013-07-19   04:32:37.0

39.07 

N  

26.52 

E  

9

3.0

 NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY

2013-07-19   04:30:26.0

39.05 

N  

26.46 

E  

12

3.0

 NEAR THE COAST OF 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.

BSNews

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