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Turkey Earthquake: Another earthquake of magnitude 5.9 on Tuesday, February 7

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Turkey Earthquake: Following three consecutive earthquakes of magnitude 7.8, 7.6, and 6.0 on February 6, a 5.9 magnitude earthquake was reported in central Turkey on Tuesday, February 7, morning.

Rescue workers at Ground Zero are searching for survivors despite the fact that the death toll has surpassed 4000 and more than 16,000 people have been injured.

The frigid winter weather is hampering the nighttime search for survivors. According to reports, overnight temperatures dropped close to freezing, worsening conditions for those who were left homeless or encased in debris.

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Rescue workers at Ground Zero are searching for survivors despite the fact that the death toll has surpassed 4000 and more than 16,000 people have been injured.

The frigid winter weather is hampering the nighttime search for survivors. According to reports, overnight temperatures dropped close to freezing, worsening conditions for those who were left homeless or encased in debris.

Since a tremor in the faraway South Atlantic in August 2021, the US Geological Survey has not recorded a larger earthquake anywhere else in the world. A series of aftershocks followed the earthquake.

Fuat Oktay, Turkey’s vice president, stated that such a disaster could occur “once in a hundred years” and that his country should be prepared for the death toll to rise.

Furthermore, Oktay stated that 145 aftershocks were recorded in the aftermath of the fatal overnight quake, three of which were greater than 6.0 magnitude.

Diplomats from the United Nations’ 193 member countries have honoured the victims of the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria in silence.

Following the earthquakes, the total number of injured in Syria and Turkey has risen to 16,000 people.
After earthquakes jolted the country’s southern part on February 6, nearly 3000 people were killed and 15,000 were injured.

The frigid winter weather is hampering the nighttime search for survivors. According to reports, overnight temperatures dropped close to freezing, worsening conditions for those who were left homeless or encased in debris.

Since a tremor in the faraway South Atlantic in August 2021, the US Geological Survey has not recorded a larger earthquake anywhere else in the world. A series of aftershocks followed the earthquake.

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