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New 6.4-magnitude quake jolts Turkiye, Syria

by Dubaiforum

ANTAKYA, 20th February, 2023 (WAM) — A 6.4-magnitude earthquake was recorded Monday in Turkiye’s southern province of Hatay, the hardest hit by the 6th February tremor which left more than 41,000 dead in the country, the Disaster Response Agency, AFAD, said.

Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported that the quake hit the town of Defne and was strongly felt by in Antakya and Adana, 200 kilometres (300 miles) to the north.

The tremor was also strongly felt in Syria and Lebanon.

The disaster management agency said on Twitter another 5.8-magnitude tremor followed three minutes later and its epicentre was Samandag district in Hatay.

Khoder Nashar


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