7 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on January 23, 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 23, 2014 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

 The strongest ones, with the magnitude 4.7, took place in Romania.

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2014-01-23   18:10:35.0

38.63

N

43.07

E

2

3.6

EASTERN TURKEY

2014-01-23   18:06:01.0

38.64

N

43.06

E

7

3.1

EASTERN TURKEY

2014-01-23   17:31:17.0

38.65

N

43.06

E

7

3.4

EASTERN TURKEY

2014-01-23   16:38:43.0

45.77

N

27.45

E

27

3.2

ROMANIA

2014-01-23   06:15:05.0

45.42

N

26.26

E

127

4.7

ROMANIA

2014-01-23   05:21:31.0

36.64

N

25.71

E

10

3.0

DODECANESE ISLANDS, GREECE

2014-01-23   04:50:19.0

38.64

N

43.07

E

5

3.3

EASTERN TURKEY

 

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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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