New Earthquake With Magnitude of 5.2 Hits Eastern Turkey: At Least One Dead and Dozens Injured
Monday’s earthquake killed at least one person in Turkey’s Malatya province. Dozens of others have been injured, Turkey’s disaster management agency said.
The earthquake happened in Malatya province. According to the seismological centre, the fifth earthquake was felt in eastern Turkey in the past 68 hours.
According to the EMSC, the shock would have been felt over 500 kilometres by about 22 million people in Turkey, Syria, Lebanon and Georgia.
The Turkish earthquake authority Kandilli gave the quake a magnitude of 5.5. The epicentre was in the municipality of Yesilyurt. The earthquake happened at 12:04 a.m. local time.
Turkey’s disaster management agency said buildings collapsed in the province from the new earthquake. “Our search and rescue services have been dispatched quickly”,; it sounded.