8 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on August 11, 2013 in the Black Sea countries’ region / Map


According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, there were 8 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on August 11, 2013 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

The strongest ones – with the magnitude 4.3 – took place in Romania.

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-08-11   14:28:39.0

35.42

N

26.21

E

5

3.0

CRETE, GREECE

2013-08-11   13:31:08.0

45.81

N

26.82

E

94

4.3

ROMANIA

2013-08-11   12:48:25.5

38.72

N

22.71

E

9

3.2

GREECE

2013-08-11   11:51:02.0

39.12

N

29.38

E

1

3.0

WESTERN TURKEY

2013-08-11   11:45:05.5

34.78

N

27.35

E

5

3.3

EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN SEA

2013-08-11   10:23:44.0

40.23

N

23.10

E

5

3.6

GREECE

2013-08-11   07:57:00.0

39.29

N

26.76

E

29

3.3

NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY

2013-08-11   06:02:08.0

34.78

N

24.14

E

10

3.7

CRETE, GREECE

 

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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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