Earthquake in Turkey and Syria caused huge destruction, about 100 people died


Earthquake has caused huge destruction in Turkey. There is news of huge destruction due to 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Turkey. The earthquake occurred near Gaziantep, Turkey. There are reports of huge destruction due to this powerful earthquake. About 100 people died and 130 buildings collapsed due to the earthquake in Turkey and Syria.

Along with Turkey, Syria has also been devastated by the earthquake. While there is news of many buildings collapsing. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) said on Monday that a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck southern Turkey. The quake struck at a depth of about 24.1 kilometers (14.9 miles) below ground, according to the USGS. Its center is located 23 kilometers (14.2 mi) east of Nurdagi in Gaziantep Province, Turkey.

Strong aftershocks were felt in central Turkey after the quake, the USGS said. About 11 minutes after the first earthquake, another earthquake of magnitude 6.7 was reported at a depth of 9.9 km. The terrible earthquake in Turkey struck near Gaziantep at 6.47 am on Monday (February 6). Its impact was felt in Cyprus, Turkey, Greece, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Georgia. There was no immediate information on damage or casualties from the earthquake that struck early Monday.

Gaziantep is one of the major industrial and manufacturing centers in the southern region of Turkey, which borders Syria. Turkish authorities have not yet reported any deaths or injuries. Importantly, Turkey is one of the most active seismic regions in the world. In 1999, a magnitude 7.4 earthquake in Turkey killed more than 17,000 people, including about 1,000 in Istanbul. Experts have long warned that a major earthquake could destroy Istanbul. Because large-scale construction has been approved without safety precautions.

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