According to the data released by AFAD (Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency), on 24 January 2020, at 5:55:11 p.m. (UTC), an earthquake with a moment magnitude of Mw = 6.8 and a depth of 8 km occurred near Elâzığ-Sivrice. Under the light of the detailed field studies carried out by METU Earthquake Engineering Research Center teams, a detailed report was prepared that address the seismological and geotechnical features of the earthquake and earthquake-induced structural damage. The report is available under this link.


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17/12/2020 - 00:32