7 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on August 1, 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 August 1, 2013 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

The strongest ones – with the magnitude 3.7 – took place in Azerbaijan.  

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-08-01   19:43:14.9

39.35 

N  

29.03 

E  

5

3.0

 WESTERN TURKEY

2013-08-01   10:46:46.0

40.75 

N  

48.60 

E  

7

3.7

 AZERBAIJAN

2013-08-01   08:00:17.8

34.41 

N  

23.88 

E  

5

3.2

 CRETE, GREECE

2013-08-01   07:10:43.0

40.35 

N  

25.81 

E  

7

3.1

 AEGEAN SEA

2013-08-01   06:56:44.6

40.73 

N  

48.68 

E  

9

3.0

 AZERBAIJAN

2013-08-01   05:21:27.0

40.73 

N  

48.70 

E  

5

3.1

 AZERBAIJAN

2013-08-01   04:03:47.0

34.99 

N  

22.92 

E  

1

3.0

 CENTRAL MEDITERRANEAN SEA

 

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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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