Magnitude 7.2 – EASTERN TURKEY – October 23, 2011


BC-ESP school seismographs recorded the magnitude 7.2 earthquake from EASTERN TURKEY on October 23, 2011.
This is the most powerful earthquake to occur in Turkey in over a decade, at least 270 people were killed, 1000 injured, and many are missing.
In 1999 a magnitude 7.6 earthquake in Izmit, Turkey, killed more than 17,000 people and a magnitude 7.2 tremor in Duzce, Turkey, the same year killed 894 people.

LATITUDE   38.628°N,     LONGITUDE   43.486°E

For more info on this earthquake, go to US Geological Survey report.

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