Hazard Information

TypeEarthquake
StatusHistorical
NameKocaeli Earthquake
Date1999/08/17
Time00:01
CountryTurkey
ProvinceKocaeli
Origin40.7480000, 29.8640000
Hazard MapShakeMap (XML, Gzipped), 2008/11/09 03:19:14
Moment Magnitude7.6
Body-wave Magnitude6.3
Surface-wave Magnitude (Z Component)7.8
Energy Magnitude7.5361
Duration Magnitude6.7
Focal Depth17 km
Tectonic SettingActive Shallow
Seismic Moment2.8184·1027 dyn·cm (2.8184·1020 J)
Radiated Seismic Energy4.5094·1015 J
AccessPublic
Created: System – Updated: Serkan GIRGIN, 2011/12/03 16:00:09

Earthquake Catalog Data

NoTimeEpicenterFocal DepthMagnitudeCatalog
1.00:01:3940.7480000, 29.864000017 km6.3 mbNEIC
2.00:01:3940.7480000, 29.864000017 km7.8 Ms-zNEIC
3.00:01:3940.7480000, 29.864000017 km7.6 MwNEIC
4.00:01:3940.7480000, 29.864000017 km6.7 MDNEIC

Hazard Maps

NoTypeDateFile Size
1.ShakeMap (XML, Gzipped)2008/11/09 03:19:14163.07 KB

On-site Hazard Data

NoIndustrial PlantOn-site Hazard Parameters
1.Turkish Petroleum Refineries Corp. (TUPRAS) Izmit Refinery, TurkeyEMS: Destructive; PGAh: 0.25 g; PGAv: 0.2 g; PGD: 40–60 cm
2.Acrylic Chemical Corp. (AKSA), TurkeyEMS: Destructive; PGA: 0.25 g

Natechs

NoFacility
1.Turkish Petroleum Refineries Corp. (TUPRAS) Izmit Refinery-5
2.Acrylic Chemical Corp. (AKSA)-1

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