8 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on December 15, 2013 in the Black Sea countries’ region / Map


According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, there were 8 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on December 15, 2013 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-12-15   22:37:12.6

34.89

N

25.69

E

2

3.1

CRETE, GREECE

2013-12-15   20:40:20.0

34.92

N

25.65

E

2

4.0

CRETE, GREECE

2013-12-15   15:36:55.0

35.55

N

25.83

E

8

3.7

CRETE, GREECE

2013-12-15   15:20:03.0

34.88

N

25.67

E

10

3.2

CRETE, GREECE

2013-12-15   14:01:28.0

34.95

N

25.69

E

2

3.5

CRETE, GREECE

2013-12-15   07:57:57.0

36.53

N

27.06

E

2

3.1

DODECANESE IS.-TURKEY BORDER REG

2013-12-15   05:30:19.0

34.85

N

24.50

E

15

3.2

CRETE, GREECE

2013-12-15   02:09:32.0

38.47

N

44.41

E

2

3.1

TURKEY-IRAN BORDER REGION

 

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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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