Istanbul: A magnitude-6.1 earthquake struck northwest Turkey in the early hours of Wednesday, injuring at least 35 people. The shallow tremor struck about 170 kilometers (105 miles) east of Istanbul, Turkey’s largest city, and was felt strongly.
The earthquake was centered in Golkaya, Duzce province, about 200 kilometers east of Istanbul, according to Turkey’s government-run Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency.
A magnitude 6.0 Earthquake has struck an area of western Turkey near the town of #Duzce, about 210km (130 miles) east of #Turkey largest city #Istanbul.#istanbuldeprem #kayseri #deprem #düzce #Earthquake pic.twitter.com/LrfDOCEgZG
— Himanshu dixit 💙 (@HimanshuDixitt) November 23, 2022
On the other hand, According to Health Minister Fahrettin Koca, 35 people were injured, 32 of whom were in Duzce, one in Istanbul, and the other two in the neighboring provinces of Bolu and Zonguldak.
04.08’de Düzce Gölyaka’da meydana gelen 5,9 büyüklüğündeki depremde şu anki durum: Düzce’de 22 yaralımız var, 1’inin durumu yüksekten atlama sebebiyle ağır. Şehre gerekli ambulans ve UMKE timi görevlendirmeleri yapılmıştır. Yeni bilgileri paylaşacağız. Geçmiş olsun.
— Dr. Fahrettin Koca (@drfahrettinkoca) November 23, 2022
On Tuesday, two massive earthquakes shook the island nation of Soloman Islands, a day after an earthquake in another island nation, Indonesia, killed over 150 people. The National Center for Seismology, India’s earthquake monitoring agency, announced on Tuesday morning that the tremors would strike the country within 30 minutes.
According to NCS, the first earthquake had a magnitude of 6.9 on the Richter scale. It happened “on 22-11-2022, 07:33:07 IST, Depth: 10 Km, Location: 57km SW of Honiara, Solomon Islands,” according to the tweet.
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At least 160 people were killed in an earthquake that struck Java on Monday. The rescue team has been looking for survivors among the rubble of the collapsed buildings. According to local authorities, the majority of those killed are children, and the death toll may rise further. The earthquake measured 5.6 on the Richter scale. It made landfall in the Cianjur region of West Java.
According to the US Geological Survey, it struck about 17 kilometres south-west of Malango at a depth of 10 kilometres.
A second 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck nearby 30 minutes later.