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Uncovering the science and geology behind Turkey's deadly earthquake

In Turkey and Syria, more than 4,000 people died from a magnitude 7.8 earthquake. Turkey sits in a very active seismic area.

Mustafa Erdik — professor emeritus of earthquake engineering at Bogazici University — joins Here & Now‘s Scott Tong to explain the science and geology underlying the region’s earthquakes.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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