1943 Tosya–Ladik earthquake

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1943 Tosya–Ladik earthquake
1943 Tosya–Ladik earthquake is located in Turkey
1943 Tosya–Ladik earthquake
UTC time ??
ISC event
Date * 26 November 1943 (1943-11-26)
Local date
Local time
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]
Areas affected Turkey
Max. intensity IX–X[2]
Casualties 2,824 deaths
Deprecated  See documentation.

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 surface wave magnitude of 7.2 and a maximum felt intensity of between IX–X (Violent to Extreme) on the Mercalli intensity scale, causing 2,824 deaths.[3]

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  1. ^ Toksöz, M.N.; Shakal A.F. & Michael A.J. (1979). "Space-time migration of earthquakes along the North Anatolian fault zone and seismic gaps". Pure and Applied Geophysics. 117 (6): 1258–1270. Bibcode:1979PApGe.117.1258T. doi:10.1007/BF00876218. 
  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. 
  3. ^ Kidokoro, T.; Okata, J.; Matsumura, S.; Shima, N. (2008). Vulnerable Cities:: Realities, Innovations and Strategies. Springer Science & Business Media. p. 280. ISBN 978-4-431-78149-3. 

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