10 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on July 24, 2013 in the Black Sea countries’ region / Map


According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, there were 10 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on July 24, 2013 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

The strongest ones - with the magnitude 4.1 – took place near the coast of Western Turkey.  

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-07-24   20:51:24.0

38.98 

N  

26.15 

E  

8

4.1

 NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY

2013-07-24   12:59:11.0

41.71 

N  

32.47 

E  

2

3.8

 CENTRAL TURKEY

2013-07-24   11:49:01.0

39.34 

N  

29.02 

E  

5

3.2

 WESTERN TURKEY

2013-07-24   11:30:16.0

41.67 

N  

32.50 

E  

2

3.1

 CENTRAL TURKEY

2013-07-24   07:50:10.0

43.71 

N  

40.31 

E  

10

3.5

 CAUCASUS REGION, RUSSIA

2013-07-24   07:20:30.0

43.73 

N  

40.31 

E  

10

3.3

 CAUCASUS REGION, RUSSIA

2013-07-24   06:36:05.1

38.87 

N  

43.59 

E  

2

3.1

 EASTERN TURKEY

2013-07-24   03:41:18.2

37.80 

N  

35.90 

E  

5

3.1

 CENTRAL TURKEY

2013-07-24   03:01:33.4

38.23 

N  

22.10 

E  

10

3.2

 GREECE

2013-07-24   02:55:51.0

38.15 

N  

22.16 

E  

2

3.5

 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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