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Turkey : Earthquake : 2005/01/25

GLIDE:  EQ-2005-000009-TUR

Duration 2005/01/25
Country or District Turkey
Name Earthquake
Outline At least two people were killed and 22 injured after an earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale struck southeastern Turkey on Tuesday, officials said.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Reuters Alertnet 2005/01/25
A man and his niece died after their mud-brick home collapsed in a rural area in remote, mountainous Hakkari province, the state-run Anatolian news agency said.

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USGS National Earthquake Information Center 2005/01/25
A moderate earthquake occurred at 16:44:11 (UTC) on Tuesday, January 25, 2005. The magnitude 5.9 event has been located in the TURKEY-IRAQ BORDER REGION.