12.11.08



Today is 12th November 2008. The Düzce earthquake of 1999 was an eartquake that occurred on 12 November 1999 at 18.57 with a magnitude of 7.2[1], causing damage and 894 fatalities in Duzce (my city) . The epicenter was approximately 100 km to the east of the magnitude 7.4[2]
1999 İzmit earthquake of 17 October 1999 , which killed over 17,000 people. We were lucky to save our life. It is impossible to forget that terrible day.

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  1. That is indeed a day locked in memory for ever, how horribly scary that must have been. I am very glad you are ok and have come to cheer our days with your beautiful creations!

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  2. Oh, my. This is terrible. I can only imagine the horror of going through this! I am so happy that you and your family made it through!

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  3. thank you very much inger. Yes me and my family was lucky so much I save mylife with 3 seconds. Me and my brother was in the car on the way and 6 flats apartment felt down on the road just in front of us :(

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  4. Lucky you and your family were safe. The photo shows how terrible it was :( in 3 sec and killed 17 000 people. *shiver* my arm just reacted

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  5. I truly sympathise, in San Francisco we are still rebuilding bridges, roads, homes and buildings. So devastating and it takes so long to recover from this type of disaster. My thoughts with you and all of the town.

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  6. I wanted to mean with 3 seconds if the earthquake happened 3 seconds later to come near being knocked down by the apartment. Earthquake period was appr. 45 seconds

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