Another Major Earthquake in Turkey: 7.6
Turkey continues to be shaken. After the 7.7 magnitude earthquake in Kahramanmaraş and Gaziantep, another 7.6 magnitude earthquake occurred in Kahramanmaraş Gözpınar.
At 13.24, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.5 occurred, the epicenter of which was Kahramanmaraş Ekinözü. AFAD announced the magnitude of the earthquake as 7.6. At 13.35, aftershocks of 6.0 in Malatya Doğanşehir and 5.8 in Malatya Duruldu at 13.51 occurred.
There was another Kahramanmaraş-centered earthquake that was felt in many cities at noon.
Many damaged buildings, including the AKP Provincial Presidency, collapsed in Malatya.
Authorities urged you to stay away from damaged buildings.
Time:13:24:47 TSI< br>Lat:38.089 N
— AFAD Earthquake (@EarthquakeDairesi) February 6, 2023
While Turkey was shaken by the 7.7 magnitude Kahramanmaraş Pazarcık earthquake at midnight, another earthquake occurred at 13.24 in the afternoon. Boğaziçi University Kandilli Observatory announced the magnitude of the second earthquake, the epicenter of which was Kahramanmaraş Gözpınar-Ekinözü, as 7.5. AFAD, on the other hand, announced that the magnitude of the earthquake was 7.6 and its center was Elbistan district.
After the second earthquake felt in many cities of Turkey, some buildings damaged in the first earthquake in many cities were demolished.
The European Mediterranean Seismological Center also announced that the magnitude of the earthquake in Turkey was 7.5.
The European Mediterranean Seismological Center announced that more than 100 tremors of more than 3 magnitudes occurred as aftershocks. In the statement, it was stated that these earthquakes occurred on a 200-kilometer fault line.
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