Bingol Turkey 2003 (KOERI)

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Event ID
200305010027
Event name
Bingol
Country
Turkey
Region in the country
Bingöl Province
World region
Asia
Epicentral coordinates (long/lat)
POINT(40.51 38.94)
WKT GIS format
GEMECD contributing partner
KOERI
Event narrative

The 2003 Bingöl earthquake was a magnitude 6.4 earthquake that hit eastern Turkey on May 1, 2003 at 03:27 local time (00:27 UTC). The epicenter was in Bingöl Province, 15 km north of Bingöl. At least 176 people were killed, and 625 buildings collapsed or suffered heavy damage in the affected region. 84 of the fatalities occurred when a dormitory block collapsed in a boarding school in Celtiksuyu.

Date of occurrence (UTC)
2003-01-05
date
Time of occurrence (UTC)
00:27:00
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Date of occurrence (local)
2003-01-05
date
Time of occurrence (local)
03:27:00
time
Day of the week (local)
Thursday
Magnitude
6.4
Magnitude units
Moment (Mw)
Focal depth
6
km
Seismological data: source
AFAD
Overview data
Loss: Human Casualty
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People injured
520
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People injured: source
AFAD

People seriously injured: source
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People seriously injured: status
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People missing: source
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People killed
184
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People killed: source
AFAD

People killed due to ground shaking
184
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People killed due to ground shaking: source
AFAD

People dying post catastrophe due to shaking: source
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People dying post catastrophe due to shaking: status
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People missing due to tsunami
0
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People missing due to tsunami: source
AFAD
People killed due to tsunami
0
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People killed due to tsunami: source
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People missing due to fire following
0
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People missing due to fire following: source
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People killed due to fire following
0
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People killed due to fire following: source
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People missing due to slope failures
0
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People missing due to slope failures: source
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People killed due to slope failures
0
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People killed due to slope failures: source
AFAD
Loss: Building damage
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Number of dwellings destroyed by shaking
6385
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Number of dwellings destroyed by shaking: source
AFAD
Number of dwellings destroyed by shaking: comment

A total number of 6385 dwellings are heavy damaged


Number of dwellings damaged by shaking
18360
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Number of dwellings damaged by shaking: source
AFAD
Number of dwellings damaged by shaking: comment

A total number of 3313 of 18360 dwellings are moderate damaged and the rest is light damaged


Loss: Socioeconomic
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Insured loss
0
million US$
Insured loss: source
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Demographics
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Total number of buildings: source
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Total number of buildings: status
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