6 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on August 13, 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 13, 2013 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

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

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-08-13   23:32:49.5

42.58

N

43.35

E

2

3.2

GEORGIA (SAK'ART'VELO)

2013-08-13   23:01:03.0

40.13

N

25.20

E

7

3.1

AEGEAN SEA

2013-08-13   12:05:49.0

35.73

N

29.72

E

20

3.5

EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN SEA

2013-08-13   09:01:39.7

38.70

N

22.60

E

8

3.0

GREECE

2013-08-13   06:14:36.0

43.12

N

27.49

E

2

4.0

BULGARIA

2013-08-13   05:55:01.7

38.70

N

22.60

E

5

3.4

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.

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