More than billions of years, Earth activity and earthquakes have functioned as the most important part in shaping the physical features of our Earth, on both social life and environment. Its unavoidable results always change life styles and city's structures with its positive and negative effects. To diminish those negative effects or avoid precise earthquake hazard, informing society is very crucial that the strong awareness decreases the risk as seen from past experiences all around the world. The research technique is functioned as questionnaire and applied in the area to achieve more realistic information and to maintain the essential arguments. All along the study, it is tried to think up the earthquake phenomena well known and straightforwardly recognized by a considerable quantity of people. Consequently, it is observed in this study that; firstly, telecommunication is most selected item both before and after earthquake in the point of its effectiveness. Secondly, telecommunication tools more preferable though, public announcement more trusting for society as power of affection on personal decision mechanisms. Thirdly, as a new tendency after earthquake, internet preference increased by means of information source about earthquake.
Awareness of earthquake
Importance of information
Relative reliability of sources
Internet and public announcement