The Full Wiki

More info on 1509 Istanbul earthquake

1509 Istanbul earthquake: Wikis

Advertisements
  
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Did you know ...


More interesting facts on 1509 Istanbul earthquake

Include this on your site/blog:

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The 1509 Istanbul earthquake, referred to as The Lesser Judgment Day by contemporaries, was an earthquake that occurred in the Sea of Marmara on September 10, 1509. The earthquake had an estimated magnitude of 7.2 ± 0.3 on the moment magnitude scale.[1] Forty-five days of aftershocks followed the earthquake, as well as a tsunami. Over a thousand houses and 109 mosques were destroyed, and an estimated 10,000 people died.

References

  1. ^ Ambraseys, N. N. (December 2001). "The Earthquake of 1509 in the Sea of Marmara, Turkey, Revisited". Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 91: 1397. doi:10.1785/0120000305. http://bssa.geoscienceworld.org/cgi/content/abstract/91/6/1397.  


Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message