1653 East Smyrna earthquake

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1653 East Smyrna earthquake
1653 East Smyrna earthquake is located in Turkey
1653 East Smyrna earthquake
Date 23 February 1653 (1653-02-23)
Magnitude 7.5
Epicenter 38°12′N 28°12′E / 38.20°N 28.20°E / 38.20; 28.20Coordinates: 38°12′N 28°12′E / 38.20°N 28.20°E / 38.20; 28.20[1]
Areas affected Turkey, Izmir, Aydin
Max. intensity X (intense)
Casualties 2,500

The 1653 East Smyrna earthquake occurred on 23 February, with an estimated magnitude of 7.5 and a maximum felt intensity of X (Intense) on the Mercalli intensity scale.

References[edit]

  1. ^ NGDC. "Comments for the Significant Earthquake". Retrieved 23 January 2011.