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7.4 magnitude quake that jolted Türkiye felt in several countries, including Syria, Iraq.

earthquake kills more than 2,200 in Turkiye and Syria
2023-02-06
7.4 magnitude quake that jolted Türkiye felt in several countries, including Syria, Iraq.

Powerful earthquake kills at least 100 people, also felt in Egypt, Lebanon, Northern Cyprus, Greek Cypriot Administration.

 

Türkiye’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the 7.4 magnitude quake struck at 4.17 a.m. (0117GMT) and was centered in the Pazarcik district in Türkiye’s southern province of Kahramanmaras.

 

The quake occurred at a depth of 7 kilometers (4.3 miles).

 

It was followed by a magnitude 6.4 quake that struck southeastern Gaziantep province.

 

A third earthquake with a 6.5 magnitude also hit Gaziantep.

 

the earthquake was felt in and around the Egyptian capital Cairo and lasted for about 30 seconds.

 

Due to the earthquake that was felt across Lebanon, especially in the capital Beirut, many people who left their homes spent the night in their cars.

 

In Iraq's capital Baghdad and northeastern Diyala province, people left their homes because of the quake.

 

The earthquake was also felt in Northern Cyprus and the Greek Cypriot Administration.