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Earthquake in Turkey: Earthquake again in Turkey after the great destruction, 3 people died, 213 injured



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The tremors of a strong earthquake were felt twice in the Turkish province of Hatay on Monday.
Due to Monday’s earthquake, 3 people died and 213 people were injured.

Ankara. Three people died and 213 were injured due to two new earthquakes in Hatay province in southern Turkey. The Anadolu news agency gave this information quoting Turkish Interior Minister Suleiman Soylu. Two new earthquakes shook Turkey’s southernmost province of Hatay 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 Presidency of Disaster and Emergency Management (AFAD), the earthquake, which had a magnitude of 6.4, occurred around 8:04 p.m. local time in the defense district of Hatay.

On the other hand, a second earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 occurred three minutes later, with its epicenter in the province of Samandag in Haiti. 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 area. According to the Anadolu Agency report, the epicenter of the February 6 earthquake was in Kahanmaras, 100 km or more from Hatay. But there was extensive damage to the cabin. The agency said the impact of the earthquake late Monday was also felt in Syria, Jordan, Israel and Egypt.

45,000 people died from the devastating storm
Around 45,000 people were killed in a 7.8 magnitude 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 rise up to 50cm in the sea. As a precaution, a warning has been issued urging citizens to avoid coastal areas. The Turkish vice president called on citizens in the region to stay away from damaged buildings. Because officials are checking the affected areas.

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