5 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on December 11, 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 11, 2013 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

 The strongest ones, with the magnitude 4.3, took place in Greece. 

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-12-11   19:21:54.2

36.30

N

21.35

E

6

3.0

SOUTHERN GREECE

2013-12-11   13:00:54.0

38.99

N

22.30

E

12

4.3

GREECE

2013-12-11   04:29:36.0

45.81

N

26.76

E

110

3.0

ROMANIA

2013-12-11   02:03:07.0

34.84

N

25.37

E

30

3.6

CRETE, GREECE

2013-12-11   00:16:30.0

38.85

N

26.80

E

7

3.3

NEAR THE COAST OF 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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