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Second powerful 7.5-magnitude earthquake strikes Turkey and Syria in 12 hours
HATAY, TURKIYE - FEBRUARY 06: A view of a collapsed building and a damaged vehicle after 7.7 magnitude earthquake hits Turkiye??s southern provinces, in Iskenderun district of Hatay, Turkiye on February 06, 2023. Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) of Turkiye said the 7.7 magnitude quake struck at 4.17 a.m. (0117GMT) and was centered in the Pazarcik district in Turkiye??s southern province of Kahramanmaras. Gaziantep, Sanliurfa, Diyarbakir, Adana, Adiyaman, Malatya, Osmaniye, Hatay, and Kilis provinces are heavily affected by the quake. (Photo by Sezgin Pancar/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

A view of a collapsed building and a damaged vehicle after 7.8 value earthquake hits Turkey’s southern provinces (Picture: Anadolu)

Some Other catastrophic earthquake with a importance of 7.5 has hit Turkey and Syria in lower than 12 hours.

according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the epicentre is a pair of miles from Ekinözü, a the town within the Mediterranean area.

Its intensity is of just six miles, which is able to turn out extra devastating as shallow quakes result in extra injury.

A map displays the tremor was also felt around the border, in the city of Aleppo, and surrounding spaces.

It comes after an earthquake hit just about Gaziantep, southeast Turkey – approximately ONE HUNDRED miles south of Ekinozu – as well as neighbouring Syria, killing greater than 1,THREE HUNDRED.

Orhan Tatar, an official from the Turkish crisis company, mentioned that the 2 quakes were independent of each different.

He said masses of aftershocks have been expected after both.

The aftershock was also felt as a long way as the eastern Mediterranean island country of Cyprus.

Other Folks took to social media to post pictures of swaying curtains, while employees running in some prime-upward thrust buildings in the capital, Nicosia, briefly rushed outside.

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