6 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on July 29, 2013 in the Black Sea countries’ region / Map


According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, there were 6 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on July 29, 2013 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

The strongest ones – with the magnitude 3.7 – took place in Crete, Greece.  

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-07-29   21:41:10.0

34.88 

N  

24.16 

E  

2

3.7

 CRETE, GREECE

2013-07-29   20:40:50.0

40.55 

N  

34.88 

E  

7

3.3

 CENTRAL TURKEY

2013-07-29   17:32:46.0

36.15 

N  

31.53 

E  

100

3.2

 WESTERN TURKEY

2013-07-29   11:55:28.0

36.23 

N  

28.17 

E  

40

3.0

 DODECANESE IS.-TURKEY BORDER REG

2013-07-29   10:27:19.0

37.32 

N  

42.36 

E  

7

3.0

 TURKEY-SYRIA-IRAQ BORDER REGION

2013-07-29   01:53:42.0

35.28 

N  

25.95 

E  

48

3.0

 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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