1999 Düzce earthquake

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1999 Düzce earthquake
1999 Düzce earthquake is located in Turkey
1999 Düzce earthquake
Date 12 November 1999 (1999-11-12)
Magnitude 7.2 Mw
Epicenter 40°49′N 31°14′E / 40.82°N 31.23°E / 40.82; 31.23Coordinates: 40°49′N 31°14′E / 40.82°N 31.23°E / 40.82; 31.23
Areas affected Turkey
Casualties 894 dead

The Düzce earthquake of 1999 occurred on 12 November 1999 at 18.57 local time (16.57 UTC) with a moment magnitude of 7.2,[1] causing damage and 894 fatalities in Duzce, Turkey. The epicenter was approx. 100 km (62 mi) to the east of the moment magnitude 7.4 1999 İzmit earthquake of 17 August 1999, which killed over 17,000 people.[2]

The earthquake occurred on the North Anatolian Fault.

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