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In the year of 1509 A.D. 10th September the Constantinople “Kucuk Kiyamet” earthquake had taken place about 10 pm. The Magnitude of the earthquake was 7.2 on the Richter scale. There was a massive disastrous, tsunami and forty-five aftershocks followed, after the earthquake. The scale of damage which took in Constantinople was thousands of houses, 109 mosques destroyed and some figures around 10,000 people had died remembering the figures in history varies . It was lead to believe some of the Ottoman dynasty members had died.

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Appearance of the Fatih Mosque before the earthquake, painted in 1559 A.D.

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