A 6-magnitude earthquake hits western Turkey

طقس العرب GO 2022-11-23 2022-11-23T06:20:04Z
سنان خلف
سنان خلف
محرر أخبار جوية- قسم التواصل الاجتماعي
A 6-magnitude earthquake hits western Turkey

<p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr">Weather of Arabia - An earthquake of approximately 6 degrees on the Richter scale struck, at dawn today, Wednesday, the state of Duzce, northwest of Turkey, and there were no reports of casualties.</p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> The Turkish Emergency and Disaster Management said that the earthquake occurred shortly after 4:00 am local time in the Gul Yaqa district of Duzce, which is located to the east of Istanbul.</p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> And according to &quot;Al-Jazeera&quot;, residents of Istanbul and neighboring states felt the earthquake, which occurred at a depth of about 7 kilometers underground, according to the Emergency and Disaster Management Department, which stated that it had a magnitude of 5.9 degrees on the Richter scale, while the European Mediterranean Center for Earthquakes reported that it was of a magnitude of 6 degrees and occurred. At a depth of two kilometers.</p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> And the Anatolia news agency said that no official data was immediately issued about recording losses due to the strong earthquake in Duzce.</p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> And in late October 2020, an earthquake measuring 6.6 degrees on the Richter scale struck the state of Izmir (western Turkey), killing dozens, injuring hundreds, and damaging residential buildings.</p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p>

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