The magnitude of the earthquake was 7.6, and its epicenter was at a depth of 7 km.
IN Turkey a new powerful earthquake occurred with a force of 7.6 on the Richter scale.
About this informs Disaster Prevention and Management Directorate (AFAD).
The tremors were recorded at 13:24 local time (12:24 – Kyiv time – ed.). The epicenter of the earthquake was at a depth of 7 km in the Elbistan district, in the province of Kahramanmarash in the southeast of the country, where the previous earthquake also occurred.
Houses were assembled like cards.
At least 912 people were killed and 5,385 injured in the earthquake in Turkey.
Three earthquakes rocked Turkey in a day.
Rescuers and local residents are searching for survivors under the rubble.
A state of emergency has been declared in the country.
We will remind, because of the earthquake in Turkey UNESCO objects were damaged — the historic fortress in Gaziantep, included in the World Heritage List, collapsed.