8 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on December 2, 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 December 2, 2013 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

The strongest ones, with the magnitude 3.9, took place in Azerbaijan.

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-12-02   16:04:03.8

38.41

N

21.93

E

9

3.0

GREECE

2013-12-02   15:01:38.4

35.15

N

23.13

E

1

3.1

CRETE, GREECE

2013-12-02   14:58:08.0

38.71

N

22.79

E

1

3.3

GREECE

2013-12-02   06:17:04.0

35.13

N

25.23

E

15

3.1

CRETE, GREECE

2013-12-02   06:11:26.0

39.60

N

25.94

E

4

3.6

AEGEAN SEA

2013-12-02   03:16:45.0

36.74

N

31.92

E

17

3.0

WESTERN TURKEY

2013-12-02   02:22:56.0

37.33

N

29.65

E

15

3.1

WESTERN TURKEY

2013-12-02   00:49:05.0

41.36

N

49.26

E

2

3.9

AZERBAIJAN

 

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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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