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


According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, there were 4 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on December 7, 2013 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

The strongest ones, with the magnitude 3.7, took place in Greece.

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-12-07   22:38:23.0

37.04

N

27.97

E

11

3.2

WESTERN TURKEY

2013-12-07   13:47:34.0

38.04

N

21.95

E

7

3.7

GREECE

2013-12-07   12:03:52.0

40.83

N

28.24

E

7

3.0

WESTERN TURKEY

2013-12-07   11:41:30.0

40.45

N

28.17

E

5

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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