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Fotoğraf: 23 Nov 2022, 14:33
46 people injured in strong quake in Duzce district of Turkiye, lessons suspended in three regions-UPDATED-1 -PHOTO
46 people were injured in the 5.9-magnitude earthquake that occurred in the Duzce region of Turkiye at 04:09 local time.

The state of one of the injured is serious.

No deaths were reported in the underground tremors.

Due to the earthquake, classes have been suspended today in Sakarya, Bolu, and Duzce.

***09:06

The number of injured as a result of the quake in Turkiye reached 35, Turkiye's Minister of Health Fakhrattin Koca made a post on his social made accounts, APA reports.

One of the injured is in critical condition.

***08:10

A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake has struck near Düzce in western Turkiye, with shaking felt as far away as Istanbul and Ankara, seismologists say, APA reports citing BNO News.

As a result of the incident, at least 22 people were injured.

The earthquake, which struck at 4:08 a.m. local time on Wednesday, was centered about 14 kilometers (9 miles) northwest of Duzce, or 51 kilometers (32 miles) northeast of Adapazan.

The U.S. Geological Survey put the magnitude at 6.1, while Turkiye’s Kandilli Observatory put it slightly lower, at 6.0. It struck about 4 to 6 kilometers below the surface, making it a very shallow earthquake.

Shaking was felt across the region, including in Bolu, Gölcük, Gebze, Istanbul and Ankara, residents said. Many people said the shaking was strong enough to wake them up.

There were no immediate reports of major damage but at least 22 people in Düzce suffered injuries, the health minister said. The city’s mayor, Faruk Özlü, said power went out in parts of the city and internet services were disrupted.

***06.08

An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 struck Western Turkiye region on Wednesday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said, APA reports citing the Mirror.

While the earthquake struck the Turkish city of Düzce, the tremors were felt as far away as Istanbul and Ankara.

The quake was at a depth of 2 km (1.24 miles), EMSC said.

Details about the damage or casualties were not known immediately after the earthquake. Duzce Mayor Faruk Özlü said power was out in parts of the city and internet services were disrupted, according to the local reports.




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