5 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on December 9, 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 9, 2013 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-12-09   23:48:17.7

36.18

N

26.67

E

40

3.3

DODECANESE ISLANDS, GREECE

2013-12-09   17:55:45.0

45.66

N

26.52

E

90

3.6

ROMANIA

2013-12-09   08:59:35.0

38.38

N

21.74

E

13

3.6

GREECE

2013-12-09   05:12:39.0

36.82

N

34.25

E

5

3.3

CENTRAL TURKEY

2013-12-09   04:34:53.0

39.44

N

33.06

E

7

3.1

CENTRAL 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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