1912 Mürefte earthquake

The 1912 Mürefte earthquake occurred at 03:29 local time on 9 August. It had an estimated magnitude of 7.4 Mw and a maximum intensity of X (Extreme) on the Modified Mercalli intensity scale, causing from 216–3000 casualties.[4][5]

1912 Mürefte earthquake
1912 Mürefte earthquake is located in Marmara
1912 Mürefte earthquake
Location of epicenter in the Marmara region
UTC time1912-08-09 01:29:03
ISC event16958205
USGS-ANSSComCat
Local date9 August 1912 (1912-08-09)
Local time03:29
Magnitude7.4 Mw[1]
Depth15 km[2]
Epicenter40°42′N 27°12′E / 40.70°N 27.20°E / 40.70; 27.20[3]
Areas affectedTurkey
Max. intensityX (Extreme) [4]
Casualties216–3000

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References edit

  1. ^ Aksoy, M.E.; Meghraoui, M.; Vallée, M.; Çakır, Z. (2010). "Rupture characteristics of the A.D. 1912 Mürefte (Ganos) earthquake segment of the North Anatolian fault (western Turkey)". Geology. 38 (11): 991–994. Bibcode:2010Geo....38..991A. doi:10.1130/G31447.1.
  2. ^ "M 7.1 - 29 km SSE of Malkara, Turkey". earthquake.usgs.gov. USGS. Retrieved 6 July 2021.
  3. ^ Ambraseys, N.N.; Jackson, J.A. (2000). "Seismicity of the Sea of Marmara (Turkey) since 1500". Geophysical Journal International. 141 (3): F1–F6. Bibcode:2000GeoJI.141F...1A. doi:10.1046/j.1365-246x.2000.00137.x.
  4. ^ a b 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.
  5. ^ NGDC (1972). "Significant Earthquake Information". National Geophysical Data Center / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS): Significant Earthquake Database. National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA. National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA. doi:10.7289/V5TD9V7K. Retrieved 28 August 2010.

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