4 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on August 2, 2013 in the Black Sea countries’ region / Map


According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, there were 4 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on August 2, 2013 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

The strongest ones – with the magnitude 3.6 – took place in Romania.  

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-08-02   20:51:27.0

40.30 

N  

33.30 

E  

8

3.2

 CENTRAL TURKEY

2013-08-02   07:52:35.7

45.73 

N  

26.61 

E  

142

3.1

 ROMANIA

2013-08-02   07:02:21.3

37.84 

N  

22.14 

E  

5

3.1

 SOUTHERN GREECE

2013-08-02   04:18:13.0

45.70 

N  

26.54 

E  

87

3.6

 ROMANIA

 

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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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