1943 Tosya-Ladik earthquake

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1943 Tosya-Ladik earthquake
1943 Tosya-Ladik earthquake is located in Turkey
1943 Tosya-Ladik earthquake
Date 26 November 1943 (1943-11-26)
Magnitude 7.2 Ms
Epicenter 41°03′N 33°43′E / 41.05°N 33.72°E / 41.05; 33.72Coordinates: 41°03′N 33°43′E / 41.05°N 33.72°E / 41.05; 33.72[1]
Countries or regions  Turkey
Max. intensity IX-X[2]
Casualties 4,000

The 1943 Tosya-Ladik earthquake occurred at 00:20 local time on 26 November, near Tosya, Kastamonu Province, in northern Turkey. The earthquake had an estimated magnitude of 7.2 and a maximum felt intensity of between IX–X (violent to intense) on the Mercalli intensity scale, causing 4,000 casualties.

See also[edit]

North Anatolian Fault

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