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Stothers 2004

Stothers, R.B., 2004: Ancient and modern earthquake lights in Northwestern Turkey. Seismol. Res. Lett., 75, 199-204, doi:10.1785/gssrl.75.2.199.

[A search of European and Middle Eastern literature for the period before A.D. 600 has turned up 12 possible cases of earthquake light, of which one case, occurring at some date in the interval A.D. 395-402 just to the east of Constaninople (Istanbul), is so strong as to be almost certain. The details of this case resemble the phenomena reported for the 1999 Ismit (Kocaeli) earthquake in the same area. For both earthquakes, the reported atmospheric light may have arisen from the burning of natural gas or from electirical discharges in the air.]

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  author={Stothers, R. B.},
  title={Ancient and modern earthquake lights in Northwestern Turkey},
  journal={Seismol. Res. Lett.},

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ID  - st04010t
AU  - Stothers, R. B.
PY  - 2004
TI  - Ancient and modern earthquake lights in Northwestern Turkey
JA  - Seismol. Res. Lett.
VL  - 75
SP  - 199
EP  - 204
DO  - 10.1785/gssrl.75.2.199
ER  -

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