1938 Kırşehir earthquake

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1938 Kırşehir earthquake
1938 Kırşehir earthquake is located in Turkey
1938 Kırşehir earthquake
Date 19 April 1938 (1938-04-19)
Magnitude 6.7 Ms[1]
Depth 33 km
Epicenter 39°24′N 33°48′E / 39.4°N 33.8°E / 39.4; 33.8Coordinates: 39°24′N 33°48′E / 39.4°N 33.8°E / 39.4; 33.8
Areas affected Turkey
Max. intensity IX[2]
Casualties 224

The 1938 Kırşehir earthquake occurred at 12:59 local time on 19 April. It had an estimated magnitude of 6.7 and a maximum intensity of IX (violent) on the Mercalli intensity scale, causing 224 casualties.

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