Earthquakes in Turkey: 7.7 – 7.6 – 6.5 – 6.4
Turkey was shaken by more than one severe earthquake: 7.7 to 7.6 earthquakes occurred in Kahramanmaraş and 6.5 to 6.4 magnitude earthquakes occurred in Gaziantep.
7.7 am at 4.17 am in Pazarcık district of Kahramanmaraş; While there was an earthquake of 7.6 magnitude in Elbistan district at 13.24, two earthquakes with magnitudes of 6.4 and 6.5 occurred in Gaziantep.
According to the information on the website of the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD), the earthquake occurred at 4.17 am in the Pazarcık district of Kahramanmaraş.
The 7.7 magnitude earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 kilometers.
On the other hand, according to the information on AFAD’s website, an earthquake of 6.4 magnitude occurred in Gaziantep’s Nurdağı district at 04.26 and 6.5 magnitude earthquake occurred in Gaziantep’s İslahiye district at 04.36.
The 6.5 magnitude earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.77 kilometers.
The Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency reported that an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.6 occurred in the Elbistan district of Kahramanmaraş.
According to the information on AFAD’s website, the earthquake occurred at 13:24 in the Elbistan district of Kahramanmaraş at a depth of 7 kilometers.
In the statement made by the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency, it was stated that 78 aftershocks, the largest of which was 6.6, occurred after the earthquake.
In the statement, it was stated that the earthquake was felt intensely in the surrounding provinces, especially in Kahramanmaraş, Hatay, Osmaniye, Gaziantep, Şanlıurfa, Diyarbakır, Malatya and Adana, and it was reported that the earthquake was declared as “4th level” within the scope of the Turkey Disaster Response Plan.
“In discussions with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, international assistance was called for in the field of urban search and rescue through the ERCC,” the statement said. information has been given.
AFAD announced that 1498 people died in Kahramanmaraş-centered earthquakes.
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