1943 Adapazarı–Hendek earthquake

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1943 Adapazarı–Hendek earthquake
1943 Adapazarı–Hendek earthquake is located in Turkey
1943 Adapazarı–Hendek earthquake
Date 20 June 1943 (1943-06-20)
Magnitude 6.6 Ms
Epicenter 40°36′N 30°30′E / 40.6°N 30.5°E / 40.6; 30.5Coordinates: 40°36′N 30°30′E / 40.6°N 30.5°E / 40.6; 30.5[1]
Areas affected Turkey
Max. intensity IX (Violent)[2]
Casualties 336

The 1943 Adapazarı–Hendek earthquake occurred at 17:32 local time on 20 June, in Sakarya Province, Turkey. It registered an estimated 6.6 on the surface wave magnitude scale with a maximum intensity of IX (Violent) on the Mercalli intensity scale.

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  1. ^ IISEE. "Search parameters page". Archived from the original on 21 July 2010. Retrieved 31 August 2010. 
  2. ^ Boğaziçi Üniversitesi. "Bogazici University Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute National Earthquake Monitoring Center (NEMC) List of earthquakes 1900 - 2004 (Büyük Depremler)" (in Turkish). Retrieved 28 August 2010.