7 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on December 24, 2013 in the Black Sea countries’ region / Map


According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, there were 7 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on December 24, 2013 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

  The strongest ones, with the magnitude 4.8, took place in Crete, Greece.

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-12-24   23:10:44.0

34.53

N

25.47

E

30

3.8

CRETE, GREECE

2013-12-24   12:00:16.0

36.41

N

37.41

E

7

3.0

TURKEY-SYRIA BORDER REGION

2013-12-24   04:33:23.0

38.91

N

43.54

E

16

3.4

EASTERN TURKEY

2013-12-24   04:19:57.0

35.10

N

26.17

E

2

3.1

CRETE, GREECE

2013-12-24   03:32:50.0

34.82

N

26.29

E

15

4.8

CRETE, GREECE

2013-12-24   02:40:54.0

36.15

N

27.01

E

96

3.6

DODECANESE IS.-TURKEY BORDER REG

2013-12-24   02:17:44.0

38.88

N

43.51

E

5

4.0

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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