4 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on August 12, 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 12, 2013 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

The strongest ones – with the magnitude 3.5 – took place in Eastern Turkey.

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-08-12   22:50:26.0

36.18

N

29.11

E

20

3.0

WESTERN TURKEY

2013-08-12   22:35:38.0

34.87

N

24.17

E

2

3.2

CRETE, GREECE

2013-08-12   09:09:42.0

39.80

N

42.80

E

14

3.5

EASTERN TURKEY

2013-08-12   01:00:57.0

38.66

N

43.20

E

5

3.1

EASTERN 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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