📩 23/11/2022 14:31
After the 5.9 magnitude earthquake, the epicenter of which was announced as Düzce Gölyaka, citizens are investigating whether there is an earthquake risk in the cities they live in. The earthquake that took place around 04.08 was felt in Istanbul, Bolu, Sakarya, Ankara, Kocaeli, Kütahya, Bilecik, Bursa, Zonguldak, Bartın and İzmir. AFAD announced that a total of 46 people were injured in the earthquake that took place in Gölyaka. What are the earthquake zones in Turkey? Which provinces are earthquake zones?
There are 3 major fault lines in total in Turkey, namely the North Anatolian Fault Line, the East Anatolian Line and the West Anatolian fault line. Provinces in red color on the earthquake map are first-degree earthquake zones, those in pink are second-degree risky regions, and yellow ones are third-degree earthquake zones. referred to as the earthquake zone. Here are the provinces with first degree earthquake zones;
Cities with first degree earthquake zones
Izmir, Balikesir, Manisa, Mugla, Aydin, Denizli, Isparta, Usak, Bursa, Bilecik Yalova, Sakarya, Düzce, Kocaeli, Kirsehir, Bolu, Karabuk, Hatay, Bartin, Cankiri, Tokat, Amasya, Canakkale, Erzincan, Tunceli, Bingol and Muş, Hakkari, Osmaniye, Kırıkkale and Siirt..
Second provinces with seismic zones
Tekirdağ, İstanbul (1st and 2nd Region), Bitlis, Kahramanmaraş, Van, Adıyaman, Şırnak, Zonguldak, Tekirdağ, Afyon, Samsun, Antalya, Erzurum, Kars, Ardahan, Batman, Iğdır, Elazığ, Diyarbakır, Adana, Eskişehir, Malatya, Kütahya, Çankırı, Uşak, Ağrı and Çorum.
Third provinces with seismic zones
Eskisehir, Antalya, Tekirdag, Edirne, Sinop, Istanbul, Kastamonu, Ordu, Samsun, Giresun, Artvin, Sanliurfa, Mardin, Kilis, Adana, some regions of Gaziantep and Kahramanmaras, Sivas, Gumushane, Bayburt, Kayseri, Yozgat , Çorum, Ankara, Konya, Mersin and Nevşehir.
Regions with the least earthquake risk
According to the Turkey Earthquake Map, the provinces in the fourth and fifth groups with the lowest earthquake risk are Sinop, Giresun, Trabzon, Rize, Artvin, Kırklareli, Ankara, Edirne, Adana, Nevşehir, Niğde, Aksaray, Konya and Karaman.
Turkey fault map query screen
The Turkey fault line map query screen has become the subject of many citizens' research after the recent earthquakes. Fault lines listed by MTA and AFAD can be easily viewed in a few steps. The two institutions, which list the fault lines from which city or county with the fault map, update this information periodically. The Turkey fault map display screen can be easily viewed over the internet.
Fault Line inquiries can be made at the following addresses;