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TypeArticle
TitleThe natech events during the August 17, 1999 Kocaeli Earthquake: aftermath and lessons learned
AuthorsGirgin, S.
JournalNatural Hazards and Earth System Sciences
Year2011
Pages1-12
AccessPublic
Created: Serkan GIRGIN, 2011/10/19 02:22:27

On-site Hazard Data

NoHazardIndustrial PlantOn-site Hazard Parameters
1.Kocaeli Earthquake, Turkey, 1999/08/17Turkish Petroleum Refineries Corp. (TUPRAS) Izmit Refinery, TurkeyEMS: Destructive; PGAh: 0.25 g; PGAv: 0.2 g; PGD: 40–60 cm
2.Kocaeli Earthquake, Turkey, 1999/08/17Acrylic Chemical Corp. (AKSA), TurkeyEMS: Destructive; PGA: 0.25 g

Natechs

NoDateHazardFacility
1.1999/08/17Kocaeli Earthquake, TurkeyTurkish Petroleum Refineries Corp. (TUPRAS) Izmit Refinery-5
2.1999/08/17Kocaeli Earthquake, TurkeyAcrylic Chemical Corp. (AKSA)-1

Natech Damages

NoNatechPlant Unit TypePlant Unit PropertiesDamage StateDamage Properties
1.Turkish Petroleum Refineries Corp. (TUPRAS) Izmit Refinery, Turkey, Kocaeli Earthquake, Turkey, 1999/08/17Storage TankShape: Cylindrical Vertical; Roof Type: Floating Roof; Base Support Type: Unanchored; Construction Material: Steel; Storage Condition: AtmosphericDS2 (Light)3015Ahole: 10 cm2

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