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Mapping the 100+ aftershocks from the Turkey-Syria earthquake
08/02/2023 11:32 AM | Click to read full article
More than 5,000 people have been killed with tens of thousands injured across Turkey and Syria after a magnitude-7.8 earthquake and powerful aftershocks struck. The first earthquake hit at 4:17 am (01:17 GMT) and was centred in Turkey’s Pazarcik district of Kahramanmaras province. Less than 12 hours later, a second 7.6-magnitude tremor rocked the same region. During the past 36 hours, Turkey has been hit by more than 100 aftershocks of magnitude 4 and greater.