1944 Bolu–Gerede earthquake

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1944 Bolu–Gerede earthquake
1944 Bolu–Gerede earthquake is located in Turkey
1944 Bolu–Gerede earthquake
Date 1 February 1944 (1944-02-01)
Magnitude 7.2Ms
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Areas affected Turkey
Total damage 20,865 houses destroyed
Max. intensity IX–X[2]
Casualties 3,959 dead

The 1944 Bolu–Gerede earthquake occurred at 05:22 local time on 1 February. The earthquake had an estimated magnitude of 7.2 and a maximum felt intensity of IX–X (ViolentExtreme) on the Mercalli intensity scale.

See also


  1. NGDC. "Comments for the Significant Earthquake". Retrieved 28 August 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Boğaziçi Üniversitesi. "Bogazici University Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute National Earthquake Monitoring Center (NEMC) List of earthquakes 1900 - 2004 (Büyük Depremler)" (in Turkish). Retrieved 28 August 2010.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>