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View Resource Devastating Earthquake in Turkey

The death toll will pass 10,000 today from Tuesday's earthquake, which measured 7.4 on the Richter scale and shattered a 400-mile stretch from northwestern Turkey to areas near central Ankara. Relief officials have publicly stated that they fear the worst for the estimated 35,000 people who remain trapped beneath rubble, as most will now have been without water for more than 72 hours. In addition...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/1999/0820
View Resource Implications for Earthquake Risk Reduction in the United States from the Kocaeli, Turkey, Earthquake of August 17, 1999

This glossy circular from the US Geological Survey, entitled Implications for Earthquake Risk Reduction in the United States from the Kocaeli, Turkey, Earthquake of August 17, 1999, examines some of the similarities between the Kocaeli Earthquake along the North Anatolian fault system and the San Andreas fault system in California. The brochure delves into some insights that might be provided by...

https://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/2000/c1193/