Magnitude 5.7 aftershock hits near Van, Turkey

Magnitude 5.7 aftershock hits near Van, Turkey

The already hard hit Van-Ercis area was hit by another earthquake/aftershock during the evening of November 9, 2011. According to the EMSC, a magnitude 5.7 earthquake hit area of Van with epicenter 12 km (19 miles) SW of Van at a depth of 6 km (5.8 miles). USGS also…

5.5 magnitude – Van, Eastern Turkey

5.5 magnitude – Van, Eastern Turkey

Acording to EMSC, a magnitude 5.5 shallow earthquake hit region of Van and Ercis, the location of devastating earthquake magnitude 7.2 on October 23 2011. Epicenter was 34 km NW of Van and  37 km SW of Ercis (38.714°N, 43.133°E). EMSC reports about epicenter

Deadly 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit Van, eastern  Turkey

Deadly 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit Van, eastern Turkey

Very strong 7-2 earthquake struck 16 km (9 miles) NNE of Van, 118 km (73 miles) N of Hakkari, 127 km (78 miles) SSE of Agri (Karakose), Turkey (38.628°N, 43.486°E) at depth of 20 km (12.4 miles) set by location program. The earthquake was felt in Syria, Iran,