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


According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, there were 5 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on August 3, 2013 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

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

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-08-03   18:15:44.0

39.79 

N  

20.49 

E  

2

3.0

 GREECE

2013-08-03   17:32:36.0

36.29 

N  

27.81 

E  

54

3.1

 DODECANESE IS.-TURKEY BORDER REG

2013-08-03   12:48:23.0

35.41 

N  

27.15 

E  

10

3.7

 DODECANESE ISLANDS, GREECE

2013-08-03   05:36:43.0

36.70 

N  

31.88 

E  

22

3.5

 WESTERN TURKEY

2013-08-03   03:03:11.0

36.95 

N  

29.63 

E  

13

3.3

 WESTERN 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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