5 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on December 3, 2013 in the Black Sea countries’ region / Map


According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, there were 5 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on December 3, 2013 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

The strongest ones, with the magnitude 4.0, took place in Dodecanese islands, Greece.

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-12-03   23:44:07.0

39.08

N

30.19

E

5

3.5

WESTERN TURKEY

2013-12-03   19:10:12.0

40.05

N

27.73

E

7

3.3

WESTERN TURKEY

2013-12-03   16:05:07.0

35.61

N

27.05

E

28

4.0

DODECANESE ISLANDS, GREECE

2013-12-03   15:20:29.0

41.50

N

46.74

E

2

3.3

AZERBAIJAN

2013-12-03   01:21:48.0

37.73

N

29.24

E

7

3.3

WESTERN 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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