9 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on August 18, 2013 in the Black Sea countries’ region / Map


According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, there were 9 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on August 18, 2013 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

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

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-08-18   23:09:02.0

36.07

N

28.18

E

30

3.5

DODECANESE IS.-TURKEY BORDER REG

2013-08-18   22:16:19.0

38.70

N

22.70

E

4

3.9

GREECE

2013-08-18   20:08:44.0

38.71

N

22.71

E

7

3.8

GREECE

2013-08-18   16:39:21.0

38.70

N

22.72

E

13

4.0

GREECE

2013-08-18   16:04:18.0

45.62

N

26.54

E

89

3.3

ROMANIA

2013-08-18   13:42:25.9

38.70

N

22.71

E

7

3.4

GREECE

2013-08-18   10:42:54.0

38.70

N

22.72

E

14

4.0

GREECE

2013-08-18   04:28:57.0

38.70

N

22.72

E

7

3.2

GREECE

2013-08-18   03:22:59.0

36.82

N

21.93

E

2

3.3

SOUTHERN 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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