Articles | Volume 21, issue 7
Research article
08 Jul 2021
Research article |  | 08 Jul 2021

A homogeneous earthquake catalogue for Turkey

Onur Tan

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Short summary
Turkey is one of the most seismically active regions. In this study, an extended and homogenized earthquake catalogue, which is essential for seismic hazard studies, is presented in an easily manageable format for a wide range of researchers in earth sciences. It is the most comprehensive catalogue for Turkey and contains approximately ~ 378 000 events between 1900 and 2018.
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