6 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on August 4, 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 August 4, 2013 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

The strongest ones – with the magnitude 3.8 – took place in Central Turkey.  

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-08-04   23:56:25.0

35.32 

N  

23.10 

E  

2

3.2

 CRETE, GREECE

2013-08-04   23:46:02.2

40.13 

N  

21.04 

E  

5

3.1

 GREECE

2013-08-04   23:24:41.0

40.53 

N  

36.95 

E  

14

3.8

 CENTRAL TURKEY

2013-08-04   21:46:25.9

39.18 

N  

20.75 

E  

0

3.5

 GREECE

2013-08-04   20:47:52.0

45.46 

N  

26.29 

E  

110

3.4

 ROMANIA

2013-08-04   19:59:39.0

37.56 

N  

36.07 

E  

12

3.5

 CENTRAL 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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