1941 Van-Erciş earthquake

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1941 Van-Erciş earthquake
1941 Van-Erciş earthquake is located in Turkey
1941 Van-Erciş earthquake
Date 10 September 1941 (1941-09-10)
Magnitude 5.9 Ms
Epicenter 39°30′N 43°18′E / 39.5°N 43.3°E / 39.5; 43.3Coordinates: 39°30′N 43°18′E / 39.5°N 43.3°E / 39.5; 43.3[1]
Countries or regions  Turkey
Max. intensity VIII[2]
Casualties 192

The 1941 Van-Erciş earthquake occurred at 23:53 local time on 10 September. It had an estimated magnitude of 5.9 and a maximum intensity of VIII (Destructive) on the Mercalli intensity scale, causing 192 casualties.

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