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Turkey hit by powerful 5.5 magnitude earthquake
HATAY, TURKIYE - FEBRUARY 24: A view of collapsed buildings after the earthquakes jolted southern Turkiye including Hatay, Turkiye on February 24, 2023. On Feb. 06, a strong 7.7 earthquake, centered in the Pazarcik district, jolted Kahramanmaras and strongly shook several provinces, including Gaziantep, Sanliurfa, Diyarbakir, Adana, Adiyaman, Malatya, Osmaniye, Hatay, Kilis, and Elazig. Later, at 1.24 p.m. (1024GMT), a 7.6 magnitude quake centered in Kahramanmaras' Elbistan district struck the region. Two earthquakes jolted Turkiye's southernmost Hatay province on Monday, just two weeks after major quakes hit the region. According to the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD), one of the quakes took place at around 20.04 p.m. local time (1704GMT) in the Defne district of Hatay, with a magnitude of 6.4, while the other took place three minutes later, with the epicenter in Hatay's Samandag province, with a magnitude of 5.8. (Photo by Elif Ozturk Ozgoncu/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Turkey has been hit by some other best earthquake (Picture: Getty)

Crucial Turkey has been hit by means of another major earthquake with a value of 5.5, consistent with the ecu-Mediterranean Seismological Centre.

The quake hit the Anatolian Turkish province of Nigde, the earthquake monitoring centre stated, simply over weeks after devastating earthquakes in the area killed more than 50,000 other people in Turkey and Syria.

The quake was once at a intensity of 10 km (6.21 miles), EMSC stated.

Saturday’s earthquake had a intensity of 10 km (6.21 miles), the EMSC stated, and hit the Bor district in the Niğde province- simply 2 HUNDRED miles away from the initial 7.8 quake on February 6.


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