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Turkey : Earthquake : 2010/03/08
GLIDE: EQ-2010-000045-TUR  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2010/03/08
Country
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District
Turkey
Name Earthquake
Outline A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 which struck at 4:32 am local time on Monday, 8 March 2010 killed 51 people at Basyurt in Elazig province in eastern Turkey.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • USGS Earthquake Hazard Program
    Magnitude 5.9
    Date-Time Monday, March 08, 2010 at 02:32:35 UTC
    Monday, March 08, 2010 at 04:32:35 AM at epicenter
    Location 38.852°N, 39.949°E
    Depth 10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
    Region EASTERN TURKEY
  • Reuters AlertNet 2010/03/08
    A strong earthquake with magnitude 6.0 killed at least 51 villagers in a remote part of eastern Turkey at 4:32 am (local time) on 8 March 2010.
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