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Turkey : Earthquake : 2003/05/01

GLIDE:  EQ-2003-000197-TUR

Duration 2003/05/01
Country or District Turkey
Name Earthquake
Outline A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.4 on Richter Scale has hit southeastern Turkey, with at least 19 reported dead.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No.5 2003/05/06
Dead: 177 people
Injured: 520 people
Completely destroyed: 82 houses
Heavily damaged and inhabitable: 1,176 houses
Damaged but habitable: 1,399 houses
OCHA Situation Report No.4 2003/05/04
Dead: 158 people
Injured: 520 people
Completely destroyed: 82 households
(in 7 buildings)
Structural damages: 1,176 households
Slightly affected: 1,399 households


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Report/Articles

OCHA Situation Report No.5 2003/05/06
Fatalities 177, Injured 520

Reuters AlertNet 2003/05/04
Turkey abandons search for quake survivors.

CNN news 2003/05/04
Thursday's earthquake killed at least 167 people, including 83 boys in a collapsed school dormitory.

OCHA Situation Report No.4 2003/05/04
The death toll following the earthquake has risen to 158.

OCHA Situation Report 2003/05/01
An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter Scale hit the eastern Turkish province of Bingol and at at least 105 people died and 350 were injured.

Voice of America 2003/05/01
Earthquake in Turkey Kills at Least 84, at least 390 people had been injured and feared the death toll may still rise

MSN news Japan 2003/05/01
150 people died.300 are injured.(Japanese only)

ZAMAN GAZETESI (Turkish)
Situation Report (Turkish only)

USA Today 2003/05/01
37 dead, hundreds trapped in Turkey earthquake

Reuters AlertNet 2003/05/01
A strong earthquake, measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale, rocked Bingol province, southeastern Turkey on May 1, 2003, trapping scores under rubble and raising fears of up to 150 killed.

CNN News 2003/05/01
Earthquake shakes southeastern Turkey early on May 1, 2003, bringing down four buildings and killing at least 5 people.

BBC News 2003/05/01
A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.4 on the Richter scale has hit southeastern Turkey at 0337 local time (0037GMT) on May 1, 2003.

Geographycal Data Information

Reuters AlertNet 2003/05/01
Map of Turkish earthquake

European Commission - Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO)
Turkey Earthquake - Estimated Population Affected

USGS National Earthquake Information Center
Preliminary Earthquake Report

Pictures

BBC news 2005/05/02
In pictures: Turkey earthquake

BBC news 2005/05/01
In pictures: Turkey earthquake