1952 Hasankale earthquake

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1952 Hasankale earthquake
1952 Hasankale earthquake is located in Turkey
1952 Hasankale earthquake
Date 3 January 1952 (1952-01-03)
Magnitude 5.8 Ms
Epicenter 39°54′N 41°42′E / 39.9°N 41.7°E / 39.9; 41.7Coordinates: 39°54′N 41°42′E / 39.9°N 41.7°E / 39.9; 41.7[1]
Areas affected Turkey
Max. intensity VIII[2]
Casualties 41

The 1952 Hasankale earthquake occurred at 08:03 local time on 3 January in Hasankale (today Pasinler) in Erzurum Province, Eastern Anatolia Region of Turkey. The earthquake had an estimated magnitude of 5.8 and a maximum felt intensity of VIII (Severe) on the Mercalli intensity scale, causing 41 casualties.

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