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

The strongest ones – with the magnitude 4.0 – took place in Western Turkey.

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-08-06   19:19:50.2

37.40 

N  

36.05 

E  

6

3.1

 CENTRAL TURKEY

2013-08-06   19:18:12.0

39.82 

N  

29.74 

E  

7

4.0

 WESTERN TURKEY

2013-08-06   19:00:10.0

35.87 

N  

27.82 

E  

1

3.4

 DODECANESE ISLANDS, GREECE

2013-08-06   16:46:27.0

37.06 

N  

40.30 

E  

7

3.3

 EASTERN TURKEY

2013-08-06   16:26:57.0

41.21 

N  

36.80 

E  

7

3.2

 CENTRAL TURKEY

2013-08-06   14:54:46.0

36.36 

N  

35.65 

E  

5

3.8

 CENTRAL TURKEY

2013-08-06   12:15:03.0

41.80 

N  

32.41 

E  

2

3.1

 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.

BSNews

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