Natech Information

HazardKocaeli Earthquake, Turkey, 1999/08/17
Industrial PlantAcrylic Chemical Corp. (AKSA), Turkey
Epicentral Distance39.313 km
Hypocentral (Focal) Distance42.831 km
Modified MercalliDestructive
Medvedev-Sponheuer-KarnikDamaging
European MacroseismicDestructive
Instrumental Intensity8.4248
Peak Ground Acceleration0.25 g
Horizontal Peak Ground Acceleration227.09 cm/s2 (0.2316 g)
Peak Ground Velocity57.487 cm/s
ReferencesGirgin, S., "The natech events during the August 17, 1999 Kocaeli Earthquake: aftermath and lessons learned", 2011
AccessPublic
Created: Serkan GIRGIN, 2011/10/19 02:22:36

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