In memory of the victims of August 13, 19XX – Turkey and Peru

“In memory of” will highlight deadly earthquakes of the past.
People have forgotten a lot of these human tragedies.
We @ Earthquake Report are hopeful that people in these countries and cities will learn from their history and will make sure that they are building Earthquake Proof houses and that they know what to do when the earth will be shaking again.

M 6.7 –  13-08-51  –  Turkey – Depth 0 km – killing 50 people
Near Kursunlu, Turkey – No further details

M 6.5  –  13-08-87  –  Peru –  Depth 38 km – killing 1 person
One person killed, one injured and additional damage (V) at Arica, Chile.  Felt (IV) at Arequipa and Tacna, Peru.  The focal mechanism is poorly controlled and corresponds to reverse faulting.

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