M 7.6 Kocaeli, Turkey Earthquake
August 17, 1999

Additional images for this earthquake available on CD-ROM


Fault offset of about two meters of a dock at the Gölcük Naval Base

Vertical offset of 60 cm at the head scarp of a landslide that occurred on a 1:1 slope 3 km north of Akyazi at 400 42.65' N, 300 45.27' E

Anticipating the addition of future stories, reinforcing bars protrude from the roof of a collapsed building

Elephant's foot buckling at tank that collapsed due to fire at Tüpras refinery

The approach to the port at the SEKA paper mill is completely unusable

Some buildings completely collapsed; others appeared to have light damage