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On June 27th...

M6.3 - Central Turkey, 1998

At least 145 people killed and more than 1,500 injured in the Adana and Ceyhan areas. At least 6 major buildings collapsed and about 17,000 houses destroyed in Adana Province. Felt in Cyprus, Israel and Syria. Complex earthquake, with at least one larger event occurring about 2.5 seconds after the onset.

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