Turkey Hit By Another Quake Measuring 6.3 Magnitude

Turkey Hit By Another Quake Measuring 6.3 Magnitude

Feb. 21, 2023, 7:58 a.m.

People in southern Turkey recovering from a series of deadly earthquakes have been hit by yet another one. The US Geological Survey says this one occurred on Monday at 5:04 p.m. UTC time.

The initial quake had an estimated magnitude of 6.3. A few minutes later, authorities measured another at 5.8.

Local media reports that disaster management authorities are checking for any damage.

On February 6, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit southern Turkey near the border with Syria. It was followed by many smaller tremors. The combined death toll in the two countries stands at over 47,000.

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