10 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on December 10, 2013 in the Black Sea countries’ region / Map


According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, there were 10 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on December 10, 2013 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

 The strongest ones, with the magnitude 4.5, took place in Southern Greece. 

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-12-10   21:04:25.0

40.48

N

23.61

E

7

3.2

GREECE

2013-12-10   18:40:22.4

38.82

N

48.74

E

43

3.0

AZERBAIJAN

2013-12-10   17:26:30.0

35.19

N

23.23

E

30

3.2

CRETE, GREECE

2013-12-10   17:20:54.0

40.18

N

36.97

E

4

3.6

CENTRAL TURKEY

2013-12-10   15:24:29.0

36.33

N

21.37

E

10

4.5

SOUTHERN GREECE

2013-12-10   15:10:56.0

38.62

N

26.72

E

15

3.1

NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY

2013-12-10   12:43:15.0

38.88

N

43.49

E

16

3.2

EASTERN TURKEY

2013-12-10   11:51:33.0

38.71

N

43.18

E

2

3.0

EASTERN TURKEY

2013-12-10   09:30:05.0

37.85

N

36.09

E

5

3.3

CENTRAL TURKEY

2013-12-10   08:00:49.0

39.45

N

38.26

E

2

3.5

EASTERN 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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