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Re: Presentation - Geotechnical Aspects of Turkey Earthquake

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There has been another major earthquake in Turkey at 6:57 PM local time
(8:57 AM L.A. time). Preliminary magnitude (Mw) is 7.2 and is located
in the North Anatolian Fault zone with an epicenter near the town
of Duzce. Duzce is on the eastern end of the fault that is believed to
have ruptured during the August 17, Mw=7.4 event.

Below is the first announcement from USGS, on-line at

-----Original Message-----
From: Becker, Rick <RBecker(--nospam--at)>
To: seaint(--nospam--at) <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Date: Friday, November 12, 1999 12:27 PM
Subject: Presentation - Geotechnical Aspects of Turkey Earthquake

>Geotechnical Group
>Los Angeles Basin Section - ASCE
>Meeting Notice
>Wednesday, November 17, 1999
>Geotechnical Aspects of August 17, 1999 Kocaeli, Turkey Earthquake
>Dr. J.P. Bardet
>University of Southern California
>Dr. Ross W. Boulanger
>University of California, Davis
>Dr. Jonathan P. Stewart
>University of California, Los Angeles
>The principal findings of a joint Turkish/ U.S. reconnaissance study of the
>Kocaeli earthquake will be presented by three members of the U.S.
>delegation.  Topics that will be covered include:
>1. Surface fault rupture and its effects on structures
>2. Strong motion recordings and site effects,
>3. Soil liquefaction and ground failure,
>4. Performance of building foundations,
>5. Performance of waterfront structures and lifelines.
>Time allowing, some comments may also be made on the recent earthquake in
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