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#7.8, 7.5, 6.0 and 120 more earthquakes hit Turkey and Syria in one day! Powerful 7.8 magnitude.



"7.8, 7.5, 6.0 and 120 more earthquakes hit Turkey and Syria in one day! Powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked southern Turkey and neighboring Syria early. At least 43 aftershocks have occurred with a magnitude of 4.3 or more. The quake struck 23 kilometers (14.2 miles) east of Nurdagi in Gaziantep province. The quake was at a depth of 24.1 kilometers (14.9 miles).


A strong shock of magnitude 7.5 light after a devastating earthquake. This aftershock was extremely shallow, only 10 km deep, which worsens the shaking felt. Entire city blocks were flattened by the quake. Metal rods were strewn across the streets and vehicles toppled over. More than a thousand high-rise buildings were destroyed. At least 120 aftershocks have occurred following powerful earthquake in southern Turkey.


Three of the aftershocks measured 6.0 or greater, that struck 95 kilometers (59 miles) north of the epicenter of the morning’s main quake. The aftershocks stretch for more than 300 kilometers (about 186 miles) along the fault zone. The port of Iskenderun in southern Turkey was damaged. Some parts of the port’s dock collapsed. Elsewhere, cracks formed on the runways of some airports in the earthquake zone. Many countries have already begun to provide humanitarian assistance. Rescuers are still working to free people trapped under the rubble." (2023.Nds News)

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