Turkey earthquake hit two new earthquakes on monday 3 people died2 min read
Tremors of a strong earthquake were felt twice in Turkey’s Hatay province on Monday.
Due to the earthquake on Monday, 3 people died and 213 people were injured.
Ankara. Three people died and 213 were injured due to two new earthquakes in Turkey’s southern Hatay province. Anadolu News Agency has given this information quoting Turkey’s Interior Minister Suleiman Soylu. Two new earthquakes jolted Turkey’s southernmost Hatay province on Monday evening, two weeks after a major quake hit the region, the country’s disaster management agency said. According to Turkey’s Anadolu Agency, citing the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD), an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 occurred at around 8:04 pm local time in the Defense District of Hatay.
In contrast, a second earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 occurred three minutes later, with its epicenter in Haiti’s Samandag province. The first earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.7 km (10.4 mi), while the second was at a depth of 7 km (4.3 mi). Both were felt in the surrounding areas. According to the report of Anadolu Agency, the epicenter of the earthquake that occurred on February 6 was in Kahanmaras, 100 km or more away from Hatay. But there was extensive damage in the hut. The agency said that the impact of the earthquake that occurred late on Monday was also felt in Syria, Jordan, Israel and Egypt.
45 thousand people died due to the devastating storm
About 45,000 people were killed in a magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria on February 6. Turkish officials have since recorded more than 6,000 aftershocks. Turkey’s Disaster Management Agency has warned that after the earthquake, waves can increase up to 50 cm in the sea. As a precaution, a warning has been issued urging citizens to avoid coastal areas. Turkey’s vice president called on citizens in the area to stay away from damaged buildings. Because the officials are checking the affected areas.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : February 21, 2023, 06:46 IST