8 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on January 5, 2014 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 January 5, 2014 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

  The strongest ones, with the magnitude 3.6, took place in Crete, Greece.

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2014-01-05   22:44:03.5

38.91

N

27.75

E

8

3.1

WESTERN TURKEY

2014-01-05   18:41:41.0

37.00

N

44.35

E

5

3.0

TURKEY-IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION

2014-01-05   16:00:40.5

38.66

N

43.18

E

5

3.4

EASTERN TURKEY

2014-01-05   10:18:11.7

38.63

N

43.16

E

5

3.3

EASTERN TURKEY

2014-01-05   08:48:43.0

34.57

N

32.96

E

15

3.3

CYPRUS REGION

2014-01-05   06:40:34.0

35.50

N

23.34

E

5

3.6

CRETE, GREECE

2014-01-05   06:00:31.0

37.52

N

22.04

E

10

3.3

SOUTHERN GREECE

2014-01-05   02:03:43.6

38.60

N

43.14

E

5

3.0

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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