1946 Varto–Hınıs earthquake
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|Date||May 31, 1946|
|Max. intensity||VIII (Severe)|
The 1946 Varto–Hınıs earthquake occurred at 05:12 local time on 31 May. The earthquake had an estimated magnitude of 5.9 and a maximum felt intensity of VIII (Severe) on the Mercalli intensity scale, causing between 800 and 1300 casualties.
- NGDC. "Comments for the Significant Earthquake". Retrieved 28 August 2010.
- 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.
- USGS (September 4, 2009), PAGER-CAT Earthquake Catalog, Version 2008_06.1, United States Geological Survey
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