TC17EQ – 10th Anniversary of 1999 Marmara Earthquake

    TRAC has provided the following information: TC17EQ will actually start operating on Sunday, 16 Aug around 16:00 UTC. The earthquake in 1999 occurred in the early morning hours of 17 August, but the official memorial ceremony will start in the evening of 16 August and the the visit of the Ambassadors is scheduled for the period 19:00-20:00 UTC on August 16. The memorial ceremony is scheduled for 00:02 UTC on August 17. We plan to operate until at least 01:00 UTC on August 17 but may extend it further.