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Duration2010/03/08 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.
Country or DistrictTurkey

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  • 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
  • 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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