1942 Niksar–Erbaa earthquake
|UTC time||1942-12-20 14:03:09|
|Local date||20 December 1942|
|Max. intensity||IX (Violent)|
The 1942 Niksar–Erbaa earthquake in Turkey occurred at 16:03 local time on 20 December. It had an estimated surface wave magnitude of 7.0 and a maximum felt intensity of IX (Violent) on the Mercalli intensity scale, causing 3,000 casualties.
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