The border area of Turkey and Syria has been hit by one other robust earthquake, with a magnitude of 6.3.
The Turkish inside minister stated three folks had been killed and 213 injured, whereas search and rescue efforts have been underway in three collapsed buildings.
In response to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the newest quake struck at a depth of 1.2 miles.
It centred on the Turkish metropolis of Antakya, the place additional harm was brought on to buildings that had already been impacted by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck two weeks in the past.
Reuters reported tremors from the earthquake this night might be felt in Egypt and Lebanon.
Antakya resident Muna Al Omar stated: ‘I thought the earth was going to split open under my feet.’
She requested: ‘Is there going to be another aftershock?’
Turkey’s catastrophe company AFAD urged residents to steer clear of the Mediterranean coast over a attainable 50-centimetre rise in waters as a result of quake.
Burhan Abdelrahman, who was dwelling in a tent when the bottom began shaking, stated: ‘It was very robust. It jolted us out of our locations.
He added: ‘I called relatives in Syria, Adana, Mersin, Izmir, everywhere, to check on them.’
Greater than 46,000 persons are estimated to have been killed within the aftermath of the 2 quakes that struck in the identical area on February 6.
The catastrophe additionally left greater than 1,000,000 folks within the area homeless.
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