Natech Information

HazardKocaeli Earthquake, Turkey, 1999/08/17
Industrial PlantTurkish Petroleum Refineries Corp. (TUPRAS) Izmit Refinery, Turkey
Epicentral Distance7.9845 km
Hypocentral (Focal) Distance18.782 km
Modified MercalliDestructive
Medvedev-Sponheuer-KarnikDamaging
European MacroseismicDestructive
Instrumental Intensity8.202
Peak Ground Acceleration42.618 %g (0.4262 g)
Horizontal Peak Ground Acceleration0.25 g
Vertical Peak Ground Acceleration0.2 g
Peak Ground Velocity49.195 cm/s
Peak Ground Displacement40–60 cm
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Created: Serkan GIRGIN, 2011/10/18 15:48:13 – Updated: Serkan GIRGIN, 2011/12/06 15:06:46

Natech Damages

NoPlant Unit TypePlant Unit PropertiesDamage StateDamage Properties
1.Storage TankShape: Cylindrical Vertical; Roof Type: Floating Roof; Base Support Type: Unanchored; Construction Material: Steel; Storage Condition: AtmosphericDS2 (Light)3015Shape: Cylindrical Vertical; Roof Type: Floating Roof; Base Support Type: Unanchored; Construction Material: Steel; Storage Condition: Atmospheric; numdamaged: 30; numundamaged: 15; DSSeligson et al.: Light; Ahole: 10 cm2

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