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


According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, there were 7 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on December 5, 2013 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

The strongest ones, with the magnitude 3.6, took place in Romania.

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-12-05   21:44:16.0

36.66

N

26.67

E

135

3.5

DODECANESE ISLANDS, GREECE

2013-12-05   21:20:56.6

38.27

N

27.90

E

5

3.2

WESTERN TURKEY

2013-12-05   12:14:43.0

36.24

N

31.77

E

2

3.2

WESTERN TURKEY

2013-12-05   10:51:04.0

45.60

N

26.47

E

135

3.3

ROMANIA

2013-12-05   06:09:42.7

38.03

N

42.89

E

1

3.0

EASTERN TURKEY

2013-12-05   03:48:24.0

45.50

N

26.39

E

111

3.4

ROMANIA

2013-12-05   01:24:52.0

45.62

N

26.48

E

113

3.6

ROMANIA

 

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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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