EEFIT Mission report: Erzincan, Turkey
Date published

12 August 2019

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EEFIT Mission report: Erzincan, Turkey

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Date published

12 August 2019

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Free

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This EEFIT report details the effects of the 6.8 Mw earthquake which struck Erzincan on 13 March 1992.

The report provides details concerning:

  • The affected area
    • Location and topography
    • Population and economy
    • Geology and ground conditions
  • Principal building types
  • Seismology of the earthquake
    • Tectonics of Turkey and the Erzincan Region
    • Magnitude and epicentral location
    • Strong motion parameters
  • Types of damage
    • Reinforced concrete structures
    • Masonry buildings
    • Timber houses
    • Traditional housing
    • Performance of gable end walls
    • Bridges
    • Roads, embankments and other geotechnical aspects
    • Industrial and telecommunications facilities
    • Earthquake resistant design procedures
  • Case Studies

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