10 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on December 31, 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 31, 2013 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

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

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-12-31   19:44:13.0

37.41

N

27.04

E

6

3.3

WESTERN TURKEY

2013-12-31   17:34:14.0

34.77

N

25.31

E

30

3.3

CRETE, GREECE

2013-12-31   15:06:17.0

34.55

N

25.28

E

50

4.3

CRETE, GREECE

2013-12-31   14:06:03.0

37.36

N

27.06

E

10

3.1

WESTERN TURKEY

2013-12-31   10:31:46.0

37.60

N

44.12

E

4

3.0

TURKEY-IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION

2013-12-31   07:56:08.0

39.64

N

26.25

E

1

3.1

NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY

2013-12-31   06:44:25.0

39.02

N

27.64

E

4

3.1

WESTERN TURKEY

2013-12-31   06:29:04.0

34.90

N

23.03

E

10

4.1

CRETE, GREECE

2013-12-31   05:18:42.0

34.96

N

23.04

E

15

3.6

CRETE, GREECE

2013-12-31   01:29:08.0

38.51

N

26.84

E

17

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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