13 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on December 28, 2013 in the Black Sea countries’ region / Map


According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, there were 13 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on December 28, 2013 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

  The strongest ones, with the magnitude 5.9, took place in Western Turkey.

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-12-28   23:40:51.0

35.98

N

31.30

E

10

3.5

CYPRUS REGION

2013-12-28   22:23:56.7

35.96

N

31.33

E

17

3.1

CYPRUS REGION

2013-12-28   18:55:04.0

35.71

N

31.40

E

48

4.5

CYPRUS REGION

2013-12-28   17:58:37.0

35.77

N

31.42

E

10

3.4

CYPRUS REGION

2013-12-28   17:48:14.0

35.99

N

31.35

E

15

3.0

CYPRUS REGION

2013-12-28   17:05:31.0

38.47

N

36.36

E

5

3.1

CENTRAL TURKEY

2013-12-28   16:56:01.0

41.05

N

48.71

E

2

3.1

AZERBAIJAN

2013-12-28   15:54:59.0

35.73

N

31.39

E

10

3.0

CYPRUS REGION

2013-12-28   15:28:09.0

36.94

N

27.57

E

14

3.4

DODECANESE IS.-TURKEY BORDER REG

2013-12-28   15:21:06.0

36.02

N

31.32

E

64

5.9

WESTERN TURKEY

2013-12-28   07:03:47.0

35.57

N

26.03

E

10

3.4

CRETE, GREECE

2013-12-28   00:01:45.0

35.08

N

23.73

E

2

3.0

CRETE, GREECE

2013-12-28   00:00:00.0

35.78

N

31.39

E

7

4.2

CYPRUS 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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