9 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on January 11, 2014 in the Black Sea countries’ region / Map


According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, there were 9 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on January 11, 2014 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

   The strongest ones, with the magnitude 4.8, took place in Southern Greece.

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2014-01-11   20:12:07.0

35.91

N

31.28

E

2

3.3

CYPRUS REGION

2014-01-11   20:08:07.2

39.78

N

26.14

E

6

3.0

NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY

2014-01-11   19:57:59.0

39.76

N

26.14

E

8

3.7

NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY

2014-01-11   09:32:48.4

40.84

N

31.52

E

5

3.2

WESTERN TURKEY

2014-01-11   05:15:22.8

37.84

N

21.01

E

1

3.0

SOUTHERN GREECE

2014-01-11   04:29:43.4

37.82

N

21.01

E

1

3.1

SOUTHERN GREECE

2014-01-11   04:12:58.0

37.93

N

21.00

E

2

4.8

SOUTHERN GREECE

2014-01-11   03:43:08.0

35.46

N

23.23

E

2

3.5

CRETE, GREECE

2014-01-11   01:07:20.0

35.79

N

23.43

E

5

3.1

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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