Today is 12th November 2008. The Düzce earthquake of 1999 was an eartquake that occurred on 12 November 1999 at 18.57 with a magnitude of 7.2, causing damage and 894 fatalities in Duzce (my city) . The epicenter was approximately 100 km to the east of the magnitude 7.4 1999 İzmit earthquake of 17 October 1999 , which killed over 17,000 people. We were lucky to save our life. It is impossible to forget that terrible day.