1941 Van–Erciş earthquake
|UTC time||1941-09-10 21:53:55|
|Local date||10 September 1941|
|Max. intensity||VIII (Severe)|
The 1941 Van–Erciş earthquake occurred at 23:53 local time on 10 September. It had an estimated surface wave magnitude of 5.9 and a maximum intensity of VIII (Severe) on the Mercalli intensity scale. The earthquake has caused estimated casualties of between 190 and 430 people and also 600 buildings have collapsed.
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- Damcı, Erdem; Temur, Rasim; Bekdaş, Gebrail; Sayin, Baris (2015-12-01). "Damages and causes on the structures during the October 23, 2011 Van earthquake in Turkey". Case Studies in Construction Materials. 3: 112–131. doi:10.1016/j.cscm.2015.10.001. ISSN 2214-5095.
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