1983 Erzurum earthquake

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1983 Erzurum earthquake
1983 Erzurum earthquake is located in Turkey
1983 Erzurum earthquake
UTC time1983-10-30 04:12:30
ISC event567451
USGS-ANSSComCat
Local date30 October 1983 (1983-10-30)
Local time07:12:30
Magnitude6.9 Ms[1]
Depth12 km
Epicenter40°19′48″N 42°11′13″E / 40.330°N 42.187°E / 40.330; 42.187Coordinates: 40°19′48″N 42°11′13″E / 40.330°N 42.187°E / 40.330; 42.187
Areas affectedTurkey
Max. intensityVIII[2]
LandslidesYes
Casualties1,342

The 1983 Erzurum earthquake occurred in Turkey on 30 October 1983 at 07:12 local time (04:12 UTC).[3] It was an Ms 6.9 earthquake.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NGDC. "Comments for the Significant Earthquake". Retrieved 25 January 2011.
  2. ^ Boğaziçi Üniversitesi. "Bogazici University Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute National Earthquake Monitoring Center (NEMC) List of historical earthquakes (Tarihsel Depremler)" (in Turkish). Retrieved 28 August 2010.
  3. ^ Aysan, F. Yasemin (1984). "The Erzurum-Kars earthquake of Eastern Turkey (1983)". Disasters. 8: 21–32. doi:10.1111/j.1467-7717.1984.tb00849.x.
  4. ^ https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqarchives/significant/sig_1983.php

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