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Turkey : Earthquake : 2010/03/08

GLIDE:  EQ-2010-000045-TUR

Duration 2010/03/08
Country or 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.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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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 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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Bogazici University:Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institut
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