5 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on January 7, 2014 in the Black Sea countries’ region / Map


According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, there were 5 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on January 7, 2014 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

  The strongest ones, with the magnitude 3.8, took place near the coast of Western Turkey.

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2014-01-07   21:17:23.0

37.85

N

38.31

E

2

3.0

EASTERN TURKEY

2014-01-07   19:41:22.0

39.80

N

26.12

E

8

3.8

NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY

2014-01-07   14:51:23.0

39.80

N

26.13

E

6

3.4

NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY

2014-01-07   08:08:28.0

35.36

N

23.33

E

20

3.5

CRETE, GREECE

2014-01-07   03:23:27.0

34.99

N

26.37

E

2

3.5

CRETE, GREECE

 

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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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