Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union

Turkey devastated by another major earthquake

Authors

  • Randy Showstack


Abstract

The total number of dead from the disastrous earthquake that struck northwestern Turkey on August 17 could reach 40,000 and the property loss could be $40 billion, according to some reports. A week after the quake, relief efforts focused primarily on helping the tens of thousands injured and the hundreds of thousands homeless.

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