Diyarbakir-Lice Türkiye 1975 (KOERI)

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Event ID
197509060920
Event name
Diyarbakir-Lice
Country
Türkiye
Epicentral coordinates (long/lat)
POINT(40.764 38.513)
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GEMECD contributing partner
KOERI
Event narrative

The 1975 Lice earthquake was a magnitude (Ms) 6.6 earthquake that struck the Turkish district of Lice at 12:20 local time (09:20 UTC) on September 6, 1975, killing 2,385 people. The epicenter was located near the town of Lice. The maximum felt intensity was VIII (Destructive) on the Mercalli intensity scale. The main area of damage was located near the towns of Hani, Lice and Kulp. In Lice 12 out of the 13 mahalles (sections) of the town were completely destroyed. 6 schools, 6 mosques and 132 commercial buildings were damaged. In the 188 villages surrounding Lice that were affected, 5,555 houses suffered either severe damage or total destruction. The government set aside a total of 34 million dollars for repair and reconstruction. Financial assistance from the international community, from both government and private sources reached a total of $14,837,058.

Date of occurrence (UTC)
1975-09-06
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Time of occurrence (UTC)
09:20:00
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Date of occurrence (local)
1975-09-06
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Time of occurrence (local)
12:20:00
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Day of the week (local)
Saturday
was it a holiday
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Magnitude
6.6
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Focal depth
32
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Overview data
Loss: Human Casualty
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People injured
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People killed
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2385
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Loss: Building damage
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Number of dwellings destroyed by shaking
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A total number of 8149 dwellings are heavy damaged


Number of dwellings damaged by shaking
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A total number of 4550 of 11833 dwellings are moderate damaged and the rest is light damaged


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