Important historic earthquakes in Turkey

The list of the 50 most recent earthquakes in this country can be found at the bottom of this page. Click on this image to watch it in full size - Data courtesy NOAA Natural Hazards database TSU = Tsunami waves generated Earthquake-report.com own DAMAGE OVERVIEW LISTS : 2013 – 2014 (based … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquakes of January 27 - Turkey

M 6.0   1903    Depth 16.1 km    Turkey - killing 1 person Not enough data to describe this earthquake Villages near the epicenter area : Ardiçli, Polumur and Dagyolu Google satellite map of the earthquake area (green arrow) This page is dedicated to those who lost their life in … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquakes of January 3 - Kazakhstan, Turkey and Papua New Guinea

M 7.8    1911   Depth ? km   Kazakhstan - killing 450 people More than 450 killed. Damage occurred in the Chong-Kemin (Bol'shoy Kemin) Valley as well as at Anan'yevo (Sazanovka) and Oytal (Urtal), Kyrgyzstan. Over 770 brick buildings were destroyed at Almaty (Vernyy, Alma-Ata), … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquakes of December 20 - Turkey, Japan, Colombia and New Zealand

M 7.2   1942    Depth 35 km    Turkey - killing 3,000 people About 5,000 buildings destroyed or damaged in the Erbaa-Niksar area. Surface faulting, with as much as 1.7 m (5.7 ft) of horizontal displacement, occurred in the North Anatolian Fault Zone from Niksar in the Kelkit River Valley … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquakes of December 15 - Indonesia, Philippines (2x) and Turkey

M 6.5   1979    Depth 13 km    Indonesia (Sumatra) - killing 8 people Eight people killed and 162 injured. 2,500 homes collapsed or damaged, and damage to other buildings in the Bengkulu area. Google satellite map of the earthquake area (green arrow) M 7.5   1989    Depth 24 … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquakes of December 3 - China, Myanmar and Turkey

M 7.0    1915    Depth ? km    China - killing 170 people No details found. Google satellite map of the earthquake area M 7.3    1930    Depth 35 km    Myanmar - killing 36 people Pyu earthquake came several months after the devastating Pegu (Bago) earthquake with an … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquakes of November 26 - Turkey, Indonesia, Vanuatu and China

M 7.5        1943        Depth ? km     Turkey - killing 4020 people Tosya earthquake. The 1943 Tosya-Ladik earthquake occurred at 00:20 local time on 26 November. The earthquake had an estimated magnitude of 7.2 and a maximum falt intensity of between IX“X (violent to intense) on the Mercalli … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquakes of November 11 - Philippines, Chile, Turkey, Indonesia and Iran

M 7.3   11-11-1921    Depth 35 km    Philippines - killing 600 people A tsunami kills 600 people. Few details found. Google satellite map of the earthquake area M 8.7   11-11-1922    Depth 35 km    Chile - killing 1000 people The earthquake occurred in the southern part of … [Read more...]