1924 Pasinler earthquake

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1924 Pasinler earthquake
1924 Pasinler earthquake is located in Turkey
1924 Pasinler earthquake
Date 13 September 1924 (1924-09-13)
Magnitude 6.8 Ms[1]
Epicenter 40°00′N 42°00′E / 40.0°N 42.0°E / 40.0; 42.0Coordinates: 40°00′N 42°00′E / 40.0°N 42.0°E / 40.0; 42.0
Areas affected Turkey
Max. intensity IX[2]
Casualties 60

The 1924 Pasinler earthquake occurred at 16:34 local time on 13 September in Pasinler, Erzurum, Eastern Anatolia Region of Turkey. It had a magnitude of 6.8 and reached a maximum felt intensity of IX on the Mercalli intensity scale, causing 60 casualties.

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