4 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on January 9, 2014 in the Black Sea countries’ region / Map


According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, there were 4 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on January 9, 2014 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2014-01-09   09:01:03.0

35.10

N

23.27

E

2

3.7

CRETE, GREECE

2014-01-09   05:50:02.0

40.15

N

42.03

E

5

3.2

EASTERN TURKEY

2014-01-09   05:25:36.0

35.69

N

31.93

E

10

3.8

CYPRUS REGION

2014-01-09   00:19:03.0

35.11

N

23.15

E

2

3.2

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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