There has been a terrible earthquake once again in Turkey. Another 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck Elbistan district in Kahramanmaras province in southern Turkey.
New Delhi: There has been a terrible earthquake once again in Turkey. Turkey's Anadolu news agency, citing the country's disaster agency, reported that another 7.6-magnitude earthquake struck the Elbistan district in Kahramanmaras province in southern Turkey. Let us tell you that this morning at 4:17 local time, there was a very powerful earthquake in Turkey, in which the death toll reached 1900. The intensity of this earthquake was estimated at 7.8 on the Richter scale.
These tremors have come again not only in Turkey but also in Syria in Damascus, Latakia and other Syrian provinces. Syria's Sanaa news agency reported another earthquake in Syria today.
The magnitude of the morning earthquake in Turkey was 7.8
Devastating was the earthquake that occurred near Gaziantep in the south of Turkey this morning, it can be gauged from the fact that its intensity was recorded at 7.8 on the Richter scale. According to the German Research Center for Geoscience GFZ, the epicentre of the earthquake was 18 kilometers below the ground. The earthquake has also caused massive devastation in the southeastern region of Turkey and Syria.
More than 1900 people died
According to the news agency AP, the death toll from earthquakes in Turkey and Syria is continuously increasing. At present this number has crossed the figure of 1900. Apart from this, more than 5 thousand people are said to be injured. Please tell that at least 6 times strong earthquake tremors have been felt in Turkey. Erdogan urged people not to enter damaged buildings.
The tremors came again after the first earthquake
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck central Turkey early Monday. After this there was another strong earthquake. According to the information, after about 10 minutes after the first earthquake, there was again a strong earthquake of 6.7 magnitudes. Many buildings collapsed due to this powerful earthquake. The mayor of the city of Senliurfa said 16 buildings collapsed due to the strong earthquake. Apart from this, there is also news of more than 2000 buildings collapsing.