Earthquake is the shaking of the Earth's crust.
Turkey 1999 Earthquake
- 1999 17th August Earthquake measured 7.4 on the Richter scale.
- Turkey is next to 3 boundaries; Africa, Arabia and Eurasia which are pushing into one another.
- Turkeys landmass is being squeezed by these plates.
- Lands made out of thick soft clay and sand.
- 18,000 people died
- 300,000 were left homeless