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    Vikshita Vitthal Gujaran in News

    06-Feb-2023 12:51 PM


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    Second Powerful Earthquake Hits Turkey Hours After Over 1,400 Killed

    Turkey Earthquake: The first 7.8-magnitude quake wiped out entire sections of major Turkish cities; the second 7.5-magnitude earthquake hit southeast Turkey this evening

    The most powerful earthquake in nearly a century struck Turkey and Syria early Monday, killing over 1,400 people in their sleep, levelling buildings and causing tremors felt as far away as Greenland.
    The 7.8-magnitude night-time tremor, followed hours later by a slightly smaller one, wiped out entire sections of major Turkish cities in a region filled with millions of people who have fled the civil war in Syria and other conflicts.

    The head of Syria's National Earthquake Centre, Raed Ahmed, called it "the biggest earthquake recorded in the history of the centre".

    Source - NDTV