5 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on January 12, 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 12, 2014 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

   The strongest ones, with the magnitude 4.2, took place in Romania.

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2014-01-12   18:26:04.0

45.50

N

26.29

E

119

4.2

ROMANIA

2014-01-12   11:17:22.7

38.91

N

43.52

E

5

3.1

EASTERN TURKEY

2014-01-12   03:52:50.0

35.23

N

22.77

E

5

3.0

CENTRAL MEDITERRANEAN SEA

2014-01-12   01:19:36.0

38.82

N

27.82

E

11

3.6

WESTERN TURKEY

2014-01-12   00:05:05.0

37.82

N

21.08

E

2

3.3

SOUTHERN 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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