Crack Propagations, Earthquakes and Tsunamis in the Vicinity of Anatolia

  • U. Kuran
  • A. C. Yalçiner
Part of the Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research book series (NTHR, volume 1)


The seismotectonic characteristics of the Anatolian fault zones are investigated, and the discontinuous crack propagations along these zones are discussed by examining macro earthquake activities and the historical earthquake data. Some of the tsunami observations in the surrounding seas and lakes of Anatolia and their relations to the fault systems are discussed.

Key words

crack propagations seismic gaps tsunamis Anatolia faults earthquakes crack stoppers 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • U. Kuran
    • 1
  • A. C. Yalçiner
    • 2
  1. 1.Earthquake Research Department, Ministry of Public Works and SettlementGeneral Directorate of Disaster AffairsAnkaraTurkiye
  2. 2.Coastal and Harbor Engineering Research CenterMETUAnkaraTurkiye

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