The earthquake that hit Turkey’s northwestern province Duzce at a magnitude of 6.8 caused fear and destruction. The distance was 6.81km it was felt both in Istanbul as well as in Ankara. According to the AFAD report, the earthquake was followed by 18 subsequent earthquakes. The power grid has been in place for the region in a measure of precaution. The quake occurred in Golkaya located in Duzce approximately 200 kilometers (125 miles) to the east of Istanbul. The residents were awakened by the quake and panicked evacuate buildings that were previously prone to earthquakes.
1. The epicenter was located in the area of the earthquake?
The center of the earthquake was located in Sivrice in the Turkish Elazig region. As per the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake was about nine miles in depth. According to the office of the governor there were more than 20 injured.
2. How deep was the earthquake?
According to the authorities according to authorities, over 20 people suffered injuries in the aftermath of the magnitude-6.1 earthquake that struck Turkey. The earthquake struck at 9:23 pm (local time) (1823 GMT), the earthquake struck with its epicenter in Elazig province. It is 590 kilometers (366 miles) east of Ankara which is the capital. As per the U.S. Geological Survey, the depth of the earthquake was about 10 kilometers (6.2 miles). The Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency, (AFAD), reported that there were 20 wounded within Elazig Province. There are no reports about any death.
3. How did the aftermath shocks manifest?
According to the authorities, over 20 people suffered injury in the aftermath of Friday’s magnitude-6.1 earthquake that struck Turkey. The quake occurred at around nine p.m. GMT (1800 GMT) and was shortly followed by a series of subsequent earthquakes. The most powerful had an intensity of 5.4. As per the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter is located within the Aegean seaabout 10 kilometers (6 miles) far from Seferihisar, Izmir provincial. Turkish news reports claimed that the quake was felt throughout Turkey, including Istanbul as well as other provinces. There were no immediate reports about any deaths or injuries.
4. Are any steps that are being implemented to prevent the consequences of earthquakes?
Following the quake, a variety of ways to respond. The search and rescue teams are being conducted to help those who are injured or trapped. Medical personnel are on hand to help those who have been injured. Additionally, the government is working to assess the impact of the earthquake , and offer aid to those that are affected.
A Short Summary
The earthquake that hit Ankara was of a significant magnitude that caused panic in numerous. There was no report of any injuries that were serious.