The Mw 7.2 earthquake of 23 October 2011 struck an area of Eastern Anatolia with a long historical record and a long earthquake history. The earthquake occurred in a region of rather complex tectonics resulting from the collision of the Arabian and Eurasian continental plates (Tchalenko, 1977; Barka and Reilinger, 1997; McClusky et al., 2000; Sandvol et al., 2003; Armijo et al., 2005). Several studies have recognized the recent and present activity of both the main regional structures and their complex system of conjugate faults (Tchalenko, 1977; Ambraseys,...
In Search of the Predecessors of the 2011 Van (Turkey) Earthquake
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P. Albini, M. B. Demircioglu, M. Locati, A. Rovida, K. Sesetyan, M. Stucchi, D. Viganò; In Search of the Predecessors of the 2011 Van (Turkey) Earthquake. Seismological Research Letters 2012;; 83 (5): 855–862. doi: https://doi.org/10.1785/0220110146
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