Ajmarin (Syria): Nature continues to wreak havoc in Turkey. The death scene has not stopped yet and another earthquake occurred in the meantime. According to the information, a magnitude 5.5 earthquake occurred again in Turkey amid severe devastation. On the other hand, more than 4,300 people have been confirmed dead so far in the powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck southeastern Turkey and southern Syria on Monday. The number of deaths may rise further. It is said that more than 15,000 people were injured in this accident. Hundreds of people are still buried under rubble. The rescue is activated.
Tremors were felt on both sides of the border before dawn, and people had to leave despite the cold and rain. According to the Associated Press report, more than 4,300 people have died so far due to the deadly earthquake in Turkey and Syria. Turkey was hit by 3 consecutive earthquakes of magnitude 7.8, 7.6 and 6.0. Now once again a magnitude 5.5 earthquake has occurred.
5.5 magnitude earthquake shakes Turkey again
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According to the US Geological Survey, the epicenter of the earthquake was located about 33 km from Gaziantep at a depth of 18 km. Its tremors were felt in the provinces. According to the survey, a few hours later another earthquake of magnitude 7.5 was felt, whose epicenter was just 100 kilometers from the epicenter of the first. Turkey’s disaster management agency said it was an isolated quake and dozens more aftershocks were expected.