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{{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} The 1903 Manzikert earthquake struck Manzikert of nowadays Muş Province in eastern Turkey on 28 April. Registering a surface wave magnitude of 7.0,<ref name="Ambraseys">{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref> the earthquake originated from a highly active seismic zone. It killed 3,500 people and 20,000 animals, destroyed 12,000 homes, and is now listed among the world's deadliest earthquakes in recorded history. To this day, Turkey is threatened by major earthquakes – more than 100 earthquakes over 7.0 have taken place in the country's known history.


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{{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} The 1903 Manzikert earthquake struck Manzikert of nowadays Muş Province in eastern Turkey on 28 April. Registering a surface wave magnitude of 7.0,<ref name="Ambraseys">{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref> the earthquake originated from a highly active seismic zone. It killed 3,500 people and 20,000 animals, destroyed 12,000 homes, and is now listed among the world's deadliest earthquakes in recorded history. To this day, Turkey is threatened by major earthquakes – more than 100 earthquakes over 7.0 have taken place in the country's known history.


1903 Manzikert earthquake sections
Intro   Geology    Damage and casualties    Threat   See also   References   

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