Reference Terms
from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

1999 Izmit, Turkey Earthquake

The Izmit earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 which lasted for 45 seconds killed over 17,000 in northwestern Turkey on 17 August 1999.

Note:   The above text is excerpted from the Wikipedia article "1999 Izmit, Turkey Earthquake", which has been released under the GNU Free Documentation License.
Related Stories

Earth & Climate News
May 27, 2017

Latest Headlines
updated 12:56 pm ET