Does turkey have earthquakes

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Yes, at least 2.

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Why do earthquakes take place in Turkey?

Turkey sits on top of several internal faults within the Eurasian plate. It is the rubbing of these internal faults that produces the earthquakes.

Which two countries have a lot of earthquakes in Europe?

Greece Turkey

When was the 2011 earthquake in Turkey?

There are a lot of 2011 earthquakes in Turkey. Most of them range from Oct. 20-27.

How many earthquakes have there been in Turkey?

two one in 1999 and in 2003

How long did the turkey earthquake last?

There have been many earthquakes in Turkey that lasted for varied periods. Most of the earthquakes have lasted for about 30 seconds leaving so many fatalities and so much damage.

Where are peoples' lives more likely to be affected by earthquakes A Iraq B Israel C Lebanon D Turkey?

(D) Turkey: Eastern Anatolia sits astride a number of minor fault lines and has had numerous earthquakes in the recent past.

Why have so many people been killed by earthquakes in Turkey Not just recent pass as well?

The Arabian plate is colliding with the Eurasian plate and pushing up the mountains and plateaus of Turkey and Iran. These same movements often result in earthquakes.

Countries that were recentlyaffected by earthquakes?

The Haiti earthquake in Jan. 12, 2010.The Chile earthquake.The Turkey earthquake.

In what years were there earthquakes at the Anatholian Fault in Turkey?

1939, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1951, 1957, 1967, & 1999

Does the Mediterranean region of Europe have frequent earthquakes?

Yes, the area around Greece and Turkey is very seismically active.

How many earthquakes have occured in Europe in the last 10 years?

This number cannot be given correctly. Millions of earthquakes can occur daily, but they're too weak to reach the scale or be felt. Europe hasn't experienced any of the world's deadliest earthquakes since 1999 in Turkey. There have been a few medium-sized earthquakes in Europe in the past decade that have caused some damage (mainly in Turkey, Spain, Italy, and Greece), but little to no lives were lost.

Where do earthquakes appear most?

According to the USGS Indonesia is very active seismic zone and has the most earthquakes for a given country while Tonga, Fiji probably has the most earthquakes per unit area. China, Iran, Japan and Turkey are all in seismically active areas and also rank high in number of earthquakes.