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More than 2000 people reported dead, following earthquake in Türkiye

Türkiye News 7 February 2023 01:21
TurkicWorld Hafiz Rufizoğlu
More than 2000 people reported dead, following earthquake in Türkiye

BAKU, Azerbaijan, February 7. As many as 2,316 people died, and 13,293 people got injured following the 7.7-magnitude earthquake in Türkiye, TurkicWorld reports via the Turkish media.

According to the latest data, 6,217 buildings were destroyed following the powerful quake. 7840 people rescued from the rubble.

A 7.7-magnitude earthquake was recorded in central Türkiye on the morning of Feb. 6, 2023, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center. The quake’s epicenter was located 26 km away from the city of Gaziantep with a population of about 1.06 million. The source of the earthquake was 7 km below the surface.

Türkiye’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority said that three more earthquakes with a magnitude of 6.4-6.6 rocked Gaziantep province in south-eastern Türkiye. As a result of the earthquake that hit Türkiye, strong tremors were also felt in Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, and Cyprus.

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