Articles | Volume 18, issue 3
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 921–934, 2018

Special issue: Damage of natural hazards: assessment and mitigation

Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 921–934, 2018

Research article 23 Mar 2018

Research article | 23 Mar 2018

Damage during the 6–24 February 2017 Ayvacık (Çanakkale) earthquake swarm

Ramazan Livaoğlu et al.

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The paper discusses the seismological aspects of the 6–24 February 2017 Ayvacık (Çanakkale) earthquake swarm, describes the classifications of buildings in the area and elaborates on the performance of various building types during the earthquakes, and evaluates the damage distributions according to villages, damage ratios, structures and damage levels.
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