VIDEO Turkey Devastating Earthquake 7.8 Magnitude Quake Hits Southern Turkey Buildings Collapsed Death SEE
Turkey Devastating Earthquake: Earthquake tremors were felt in Turkey on Monday (February 6). There has been a huge devastation in this. There is news of heavy loss of life and property due to the earthquake. According to the report of BNO News, more than 175 people have died in Turkey and Syria due to the earthquake. Many buildings have collapsed due to the strong tremors of the earthquake. Piles of debris are scattered.
The intensity of the earthquake in Turkey was measured at 7.8 on the Richter scale. Relief and rescue work is going on continuously.
Earthquake devastation in Turkey
According to the report of BNO News, more than 175 people have died due to strong earthquake in Tarqui and Syria. Earthquake tremors have also been felt in Cyprus, Lebanon and many other neighboring countries. According to the BAO report, 23 people have died in Malta, while more than 400 people have been injured. 7 people have died in Osmania. There is news of 86 people killed in Syria, while more than 200 people have been injured here. After the earthquake in Turkey, there was an atmosphere of chaos.
Multiple apartment buildings have collapsed after a powerful earthquake in southern Turkey pic.twitter.com/wydrBj94RL
— BNO News (@BNONews) February 6, 2023
Relief and rescue work going on
Relief and rescue work continues after the earthquake in southern Turkey. Many people have been pulled out of the debris. Many videos related to the earthquake have been shared on social media. The scene of devastation can be clearly seen in the video.
BREAKING: Powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake strikes southern Turkey, injuring multiple people; multiple fatalities expected.pic.twitter.com/qu8jwgvaIZ
— Dredre Babb (@DredreBabb) February 6, 2023
Many buildings collapsed in the earthquake
The German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ) said the quake occurred near the southern Turkish city of Kahramanmaras at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Salih Ahan, the governor of Turkey’s southeastern province of Sanliurfa, told that many houses have been destroyed in the earthquake. People are being sent to safer places.
#BREAKING: Powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake hits southern Turkey
A destructive Magnitude 7.8 earthquake just struck southern Turkey near Gaziantep that has caused extensive damage with Reports of multiple people trapped in collapsed buildings pic.twitter.com/dICGsAhUf3
— RAWSALERTS (@rawsalerts) February 6, 2023
earthquake shook turkey
The quake was centered about 33 km (20 mi) from Gaziantep, a major city and provincial capital, according to the US Geological Survey. The tsunami risk is being assessed after a strong earthquake in Turkey. The injured have been admitted to hospital. The work of evacuating people from the debris is going on. The number of dead is expected to increase further.
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