3 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on July 22, 2013 in the Black Sea countries’ region / Map


According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, there were 3 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on July 22, 2013 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

The strongest ones - with the magnitude 3.5 – took place in Eastern Turkey.  

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-07-22   22:37:38.9

39.34 

N  

29.02 

E  

5

3.0

 WESTERN TURKEY

2013-07-22   14:59:30.4

38.37 

N  

42.11 

E  

5

3.0

 EASTERN TURKEY

2013-07-22   03:46:11.0

38.95 

N  

43.53 

E  

2

3.5

 EASTERN 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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