6 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on January 10, 2014 in the Black Sea countries’ region / Map


According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, there were 6 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on January 10, 2014 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2014-01-10   22:17:00.4

45.78

N

26.72

E

129

3.0

ROMANIA

2014-01-10   21:33:13.0

38.81

N

27.82

E

11

3.7

WESTERN TURKEY

2014-01-10   19:03:41.8

45.77

N

26.61

E

140

3.3

ROMANIA

2014-01-10   13:20:47.0

37.29

N

36.20

E

2

4.0

CENTRAL TURKEY

2014-01-10   07:20:46.0

39.46

N

27.95

E

10

4.0

WESTERN TURKEY

2014-01-10   00:45:31.0

41.86

N

49.41

E

80

4.8

CASPIAN SEA, OFFSHORE AZERBAIJAN

 

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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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