Preliminary documentation of coseismic ground failure triggered by the February 6, 2023 Türkiye earthquake sequence

Tolga Görüm, Hakan Tanyas, Furkan Karabacak, Abdüssamet Yılmaz, Serkan Girgin, Kate E. Allstadt, M. Lütfi Süzen, Paula Burgi published preliminary documentation of seismic ground failure triggered by the February 6, 2023 earthquake in Turkey. This study aims to provide valuable information for future hazard and modeling studies in arid and semi-arid regions as well as in the earthquake zone.

Highlights of the study;

* Turkey-Syria earthquake sequence triggered 3673 landslides.
* The ground shaking, topography and lithology control the landslide distribution.
* Surface rupture through mountainous terrain caused several large and fatal landslides.


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