Latest earthquakes in Western Asia

Last update: March 6, 2013 at 11:28 pm by By

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The list below shows the last 150 earthquakes >M3.5 in Western Asia as reported by the most important seismological agencies.
Western Asia = Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Cyprus, Georgia, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestinian territories (West Bank and Gaza Strip), Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and Yemen
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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Iraq Jul 25 11:28 3.7 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Southern Iran Jul 24 12:54 4.0 17 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Southern Iran Jul 24 06:04 4.3 41 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Southern Iran Jul 24 06:04 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Southeastern Iran Jul 23 16:38 3.6 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Eastern Turkey Jul 23 06:06 3.6 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Southern Iran Jul 22 15:33 3.6 12 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Southern Iran Jul 22 15:22 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It
  • Ras al-Khaimah - I have a bell attached to a wall which started shaking and the photo frames...could feel the shake strongly
  • GEOFON Southern Iran Jul 22 15:22 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Minab, Iran Jul 22 15:22 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Crete, Greece Jul 22 08:04 4.7 34 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Makry Gialos, Greece Jul 22 08:04 4.8 27 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Crete, Greece Jul 22 08:04 4.6 45 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Jul 22 08:01 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Al Qurayn, Egypt Jul 22 03:03 4.3 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Egypt Jul 22 03:03 4.7 2 MAP I Felt It
  • Cairo - No damage just light shaking to ponder
  • Suez - i was sleeping in my bed when I felt the bed shaking for about 10 seconds
  • Fifth Settlement - It woke me up. The period of time i felt it was just 1 second
  • Cairo - Felt shaking through bed and chair and fan on wall was shaking for approximately 15 seconds.
  • Geza-Cairo - moving from S TO NORTH
  • Madinet Nasr - Rocked back and forth for about 20 seconds. Was in bed on the ninth floor.
  • Cairo - I felt it it was long this time. This is the third earthquake since the beginning or Ramadan but this one was the strongest and longest I think
  • Cairo - everything was vibrating and shaking, felt by others as well! it was at 5.15 AM local time. we were still awake bec of ramadan 22 july 2014
  • Geza-Cairo - moving under bed from south to north under ground for 3 sec it was funny
  • Cairo - Sleeping. Bed shook for what seemed like a long time but was probably 15ish seconds.
  • New Cairo - chair, desk and bed shook. totally felt it...
  • Cairo - No damages but it lasted for a while
  • GEOFON Egypt Jul 22 03:03 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Bafra, Turkey Jul 20 14:07 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Turkey Jul 20 14:07 4.2 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Turkey Jul 20 14:07 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Dodecanese Is.-turkey Border Reg Jul 20 02:46 4.0 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Jul 19 15:48 3.7 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Izmir - No damage. One picture fell from a shelf.
  • Izmir - was on the fifth floor of the swiss otel in Izmir when we felt the room shake and noise from our closet..
  • GEOFON Northwestern Caucasus Jul 19 09:16 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Akhaldaba, Georgia Jul 19 09:16 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Georgia (sak'art'velo) Jul 19 09:16 4.2 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Van, Turkey Jul 19 02:24 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Turkey Jul 19 02:24 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Jul 19 02:24 4.1 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Crete, Greece Jul 19 00:02 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Egypt Jul 18 20:01 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It
  • Cairo - Nothing damaged
  • Cairo - No damage
  • Suez - No property damaged. This is the second time in last ten days. Though the earlier one i did not feel it. But was confirmed by many people.
  • EMSC Egypt Jul 18 20:01 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Suez, Egypt Jul 18 20:01 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Urla, Turkey Jul 18 03:58 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near The Coast Of Western Turkey Jul 18 03:58 4.3 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Jul 17 18:14 4.5 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Southern Iran Jul 17 18:14 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northeastern Iran Jul 16 22:08 3.6 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Turkey Jul 16 11:59 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Jul 16 11:59 4.1 14 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southern Iran Jul 16 09:40 4.5 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Southern Iran Jul 16 09:40 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Borazjan, Iran Jul 16 09:40 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Strait Of Hormuz Jul 16 03:10 3.8 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Turkey Jul 15 12:25 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Jul 15 12:25 4.3 7 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Aegean Sea Jul 15 10:33 3.8 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Iran Jul 15 00:41 3.9 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Turkey Jul 12 21:58 4.0 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Dodecanese Islands, Greece Jul 12 19:27 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Iran Jul 12 16:16 4.3 46 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Western Iran Jul 12 16:16 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Iran Jul 12 11:20 4.2 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Eastern Gulf Of Aden Jul 12 01:35 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Gulf Of Aden Jul 12 01:35 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Iran Jul 11 03:10 3.6 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Red Sea Jul 10 21:54 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Al Qunfidhah, Saudi Arabia Jul 10 21:53 4.5 14 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Red Sea Jul 10 21:53 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Dodecanese Islands, Greece Jul 10 18:31 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Dodecanese Is.-turkey Border Reg Jul 10 18:31 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Eastern Mediterranean Sea Jul 10 07:58 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Jul 10 07:58 4.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Finike, Turkey Jul 10 07:58 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It
  • Tel Aviv - underlining rumbling and shivering
  • USGS Enez, Turkey Jul 09 23:45 4.2 18 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Turkey Jul 09 23:45 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Jul 09 23:45 4.2 15 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Near The Coast Of Eritrea Jul 09 00:50 3.9 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Georgia Armenia Turkey Border Reg. Jul 06 23:08 3.8 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Armenia Jul 06 23:08 4.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Crete, Greece Jul 06 17:01 4.4 52 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Crete, Greece Jul 06 17:01 4.3 47 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Western Iran Jul 05 23:41 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Iran Jul 05 23:41 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sidon, Lebanon Jul 05 21:41 4.1 14 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Lebanon - Syria Region Jul 05 21:41 4.1 15 MAP I Felt It
  • Beirut - 8th floor of the building felt good shaking
  • Qyriat Shemona - very short
  • Hamra - Felt a bit shaking
  • Saida - awakened from sleep. bed rocked back and forth.
  • Saida - 6.07.2014 at 01.00am morning
  • Beirut - It lasted for 5 seconds but it was really a bad experience. I thought that a rocket fell near my house but there was no sound. Then I realized that it was an earthquake (via emsc)
  • Ramlet al Bayda - Felt the couch moving
  • Saida - really it was scary i thought it is a huge explosion then i understand that it might be an earthquake .
  • Saida - It felt weird!
  • Chhim - not damaged but it last for 10 seconds
  • Saida - feel the whole room shaking and couch
  • Saida - felt the floor shaking very strongly
  • Kfarshima - not really scary, but not pleasure also....was waiting for second deadly, but thks God, no....but l feel that ppl should experence this, just to knew price of life here..on earth
  • Daraya/ Anout - The whole building shook back and forth and there was a very loud rumbling sound like a train!!
  • Jiyeh - The quake was strong enough that did the windows to close and open it was greatly freaking you can hear your heart beat so obviously....
  • Beirut Hamra - First experience of an earth quake happened as I was watching the WC game lying on the couch Quite serious
  • Beirut - I felt a light shaking as i went to bed during second half of the world cup match, and the closet did a little sound. Wasnt scared cause ive felt worse in beirut during the 1990's. Was actually exciting! :p But no one at home believed me or felt it ! :S Jad
  • Saida - 06.07.2014/ 1.10 am / Waende und Sofa wackelten stark
  • Awkar - Shaking within 1 minute, was scary though. God bless.
  • Salima Mount Lebanon - Strong shaking for 10 seconds we were sleeping the bed start shivering
  • Saida - 5th floor, the building was shaking
  • Chouefait - No damage occurred
  • CHIAH - The chandeliers were shaking. It was te strongest I have ever felt.
  • Cornet Chehwan - While preparing to sleep felt light shaking of my bed
  • Broumana - Very loud and light vibrations
  • Mazboud - It was very loud and scary, no damages
  • Jezzine - There was a deep rumbling sound and then the shaking started.
  • GEOFON Jordan/syria Region Jul 05 21:41 4.2 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near The Coast Of Northern Iran Jul 05 18:52 3.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Jul 05 03:11 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Southern Iran Jul 05 03:11 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Darab, Iran Jul 05 03:11 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Jul 04 12:28 3.7 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Dodecanese Islands, Greece Jul 03 22:34 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Caucasus Region, Russia Jul 03 08:27 3.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Western Turkey Jul 03 05:04 4.4 9 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Turkey Jul 03 05:04 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Jul 03 05:04 4.5 12 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southern Iran Jul 03 04:20 4.1 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Eastern Mediterranean Sea Jul 02 23:29 4.0 36 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Eastern Mediterranean Sea Jul 02 23:29 4.1 51 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Jul 02 19:57 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Mediterranean Sea Jul 02 10:05 4.0 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northeastern Iran Jul 02 05:38 3.6 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Crete, Greece Jul 02 03:36 3.8 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Crete, Greece Jul 02 01:49 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It
  • zakynthos - sentito muovere il letto leggero
  • GEOFON Crete, Greece Jul 02 01:49 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Iran Jul 01 20:16 3.9 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Jul 01 11:21 3.8 50 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Cyprus Region Jun 30 16:35 4.1 45 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Northern And Central Iran Jun 30 03:48 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Iran Jun 30 03:48 4.3 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Jun 30 01:45 3.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ierapetra, Greece Jun 30 00:53 4.3 39 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Eastern Mediterranean Sea Jun 30 00:53 4.3 35 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Eastern Mediterranean Sea Jun 30 00:53 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Zaqatala, Azerbaijan Jun 29 17:26 5.2 34 MAP I Felt It
  • Ucar - Very strong earthquake
  • Qovlar - craquement du toit et léger tremblement du sol
  • Terter - I was sitting down and felt a very small vibration three times. It only lasted a few seconds.
  • GEOFON Eastern Caucasus Jun 29 17:26 5.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Caucasus Region, Russia Jun 29 17:26 5.1 20 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Dodecanese Islands, Greece Jun 29 11:19 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Dodecanese Islands, Greece Jun 29 11:19 4.2 2 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Karpathos, Greece Jun 29 11:19 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Crete, Greece Jun 29 02:15 3.7 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Jun 29 01:15 3.9 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Iran Jun 29 01:09 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Iran Jun 28 18:45 4.5 2 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Northern And Central Iran Jun 28 18:45 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Turkey Jun 28 01:39 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Jun 28 01:39 4.0 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Crete, Greece Jun 27 23:55 3.7 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Aegean Sea Jun 27 16:44 3.6 24 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Aegean Sea Jun 27 16:14 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Aegean Sea Jun 27 16:14 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Aegean Sea Jun 27 16:14 4.7 2 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Aegean Sea Jun 26 16:22 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Aegean Sea Jun 26 16:22 4.0 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Jun 26 16:13 3.6 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Owen Fracture Zone Region Jun 26 08:49 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Owen Fracture Zone Region Jun 26 08:49 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Tamrida, Yemen Jun 26 08:49 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Jun 25 14:20 3.6 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Iran Jun 25 11:45 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Jun 25 01:44 4.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Iran Jun 25 00:01 3.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Caucasus Region, Russia Jun 24 12:36 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Turkey Jun 23 22:20 3.6 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Turkey Jun 23 10:13 3.8 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southeastern Iran Jun 23 04:21 4.1 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Jun 20 22:54 5.1 3 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Southern Iran Jun 20 22:54 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Bandar-e Ganaveh, Iran Jun 20 22:54 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Dodecanese Is.-turkey Border Reg Jun 20 13:59 4.3 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Rodos, Greece Jun 20 13:59 4.4 67 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Dodecanese Is.-turkey Border Reg Jun 20 13:59 4.4 66 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Dodecanese Islands, Greece Jun 20 13:59 4.5 66 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Crete, Greece Jun 20 12:34 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Borazjan, Iran Jun 20 02:54 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Jun 20 02:54 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Cyprus Region Jun 19 20:30 4.7 76 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Nicosia - Felt a weak shake on 2-3 seconds to the point I wasn't sure it was an earthquake but enough to make me wonder. And other people through social media confirmed they felt it as well.
  • аланья - Нет ущерба
  • Nicosia - Today weather was dusty and hot , not looks as normal in this season Shake was strong enough to keep my bedroom's table and mirror shaking for 10 sec (via emsc)
  • Alanya - We feel it very good and all the neighbour was going outside on the balkony. (via emsc)
  • Alanya - leichtes Schütteln , so als ging der Fußboden hin und her
  • Alanya - Just light shake. Dogs have been in weird mood all evening, they have now all settled down (via emsc)
  • Nicosia - Light shaking. Felt it very well in the appartment on the 3rd floor. No damage. My husband however did not feel it, though he was next room.
  • mahmutlar - It felt like a wave passing. No damage to my property.
  • incekum - for few seconds bed was shaking
  • alanya - the sofa I sat in started to shake for a couple of seconds... so I was sure it was an earthquake before I read this :)
  • Alanya - Like someone was jumping in the sofa - vibrating. No damage. Very short - maybe 2-4 seconds.
  • Alanya - No damage
  • Avsallar - Przez ok 10 s łóżko się trzęsło i zgasło światło w hotelu na chwilę
  • Alanya - I was in bed, not sleeping, and felt the bed shake
  • USGS Gazipasa, Turkey Jun 19 20:30 4.5 63 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Cyprus Region Jun 19 20:30 4.6 69 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Caucasus Region, Russia Jun 18 22:43 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET


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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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