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Turkey : Earthquake : 2004/07/02

GLIDE:  EQ-2004-000046-TUR

Duration 2004/07/02
Country or District Turkey
Name Earthquake
Outline A moderate earthquake, measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale hit the eastern province of Turkey, close to the Iranian border, at 1:30 am on Friday, 2 July 2004. Initiatal reports indicate 18 people were killed and 21 people were injured. The epicenter of the earthquake was in the Yigincali village of 67 households.
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OCHA Relief Web 2004/07/02
A moderate earthquake, measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale hit the eastern province of Turkey, close to the Iranian border, at 1:30 am on Friday, 2 July 2004. Initiatal reports indicate 18 people were killed and 21 people were injured. The epicenter of the earthquake was in the Yigincali village of 67 households.

CNN News 2004/07/02
A moderate earthquake has hit villages in northeastern Turkey, reportedly killing at least 18 people and injuring 50, 20 of them seriously. The quake struck about 1:30 a.m. Friday (6:30 p.m. ET) and was centered near the town of Dogu Beyazit, local officials said. The cities of Agri and Igdir were also affected by the earthquake, with the village of Yigimcal hardest hit.

hurriyetim.com 2004/07/02
Turkish

Reuters Alertnet 2004/07/02
Earthquake in eastern Turkey kills 18

Geographycal Data Information

USGS National Earthquake Information Center
Magnitude 5.3 EASTERN TURKEY Friday, July 02, 2004 at 01:30:12 AM local time at epicenter Remarks:At least 18 people killed and 21 injured in the Dogubeyazit area.

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Earthquake News 2004/07/03
18 dead in Turkey earthquake