7 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on January 18, 2014 in the Black Sea countries’ region / Map


According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, there were 7 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on January 18, 2014 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

 The strongest ones, with the magnitude 3.8, took place in Greece.

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2014-01-18   17:21:32.0

38.65

N

21.77

E

3

3.8

GREECE

2014-01-18   14:08:27.0

38.41

N

41.49

E

6

3.0

EASTERN TURKEY

2014-01-18   10:16:32.0

34.86

N

23.59

E

20

3.0

CRETE, GREECE

2014-01-18   09:17:18.6

43.39

N

45.88

E

50

3.4

CAUCASUS REGION, RUSSIA

2014-01-18   07:56:12.0

37.85

N

21.00

E

2

3.6

SOUTHERN GREECE

2014-01-18   07:39:59.0

38.41

N

41.50

E

8

3.2

EASTERN TURKEY

2014-01-18   06:46:11.7

36.97

N

22.09

E

1

3.0

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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