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From where will the next big earthquake hit the city of Istanbul?

17 May 2017, GFZ

The city of Istanbul is focus of great concern for earthquake researchers. This 15-million metropole is situated very close to the so-called North Anatolian Fault Zone which runs just outside of the city gates.Scientists reckon with an earthquake with a magnitude of 7 or greater in this region in the coming years.


    Sendai Framework
  • Sendai Focal Point:
    Prime Ministry, Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD)
  • Website: http://www.afad.gov.tr
  • Contact:Head
  • Phone:+90 312 258 2323 +90 538 095 3276


  • National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency
  • Website: http://www.afad.gov.tr
  • Contact:President of Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency
  • Phone:+90 312 258 2323 +90 530 266 0101


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Prime Ministry, Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD)
  • Website: http://www.afad.gov.tr
  • Phone:+90 312 258 2323 +90 530 415 7160


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