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Van Earthquake

Published March 2nd, 2012

The 2011 Van earthquake was a destructive magnitude 7.2 Mw earthquake that struck eastern Turkey near the city of Van on Sunday, 23 October 2011 at 13.41 local time. It occurred at a shallow depth of 20 km (12.4 mi), causing heavy shaking across much of eastern Turkey and was felt across neighbouring parts of the South Caucasus and Levant. According to Disasters and Emergency Situations Directorate of Turkey AFAD on October 30 casualties are...., and injured are 4152. From the 11232 damaged buildings that have been examined in the region; 6017 have been found to be uninhabitable affecting around 8321 households , with an average household population of around 7.6 in the province, this could mean that at least around 60,000 people left homeless. The other 5215 have been damaged but are habitable

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