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Death toll from Elazig earthquake rises to 39

The death toll rose to 39 from the earthquake that struck Turkey's Elazig, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said, More than 1,600 others were hurt, including 86 still being treated in hospitals. …

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Turkish earthquake death toll hits 38

The death toll rose to at least 38 people from the magnitude 6.8 earthquake that struck Turkey’s east Friday night, Turkish authorities said. The quake also injured over 1,600 people but at least 45 survivors have been pulled …

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1200 people hurt from Turkey earthquake

The death toll from a strong earthquake that rocked eastern Turkey has climbed to 22, as rescue crews searched for people who remained trapped under the rubble of collapsed buildings, officials said, 9 News reports. Speaking at a …

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Erdoğan arrives in quake-hit  province

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Saturday arrived in Turkey's eastern province of Elazig that was hit by a deadly earthquake on Friday, Yeni Safak reports. Erdoğan canceled his scheduled attendance at the 33rd general …

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Death toll rises to 21 in eastern Turkey earthquake

At least 21 people were killed and more than 1,030 injured Friday after a deadly earthquake rattled eastern Turkey, according to authorities, Yeni Safak reports. The 6.8-magnitude quake hit eastern Elazig province at 8.55 p.m. local …

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Earthquake hits Armenia

Today, at 5:28am local time, the Seismic Protection Service of Armenia recorded a 3.6-magnitude earthquake 10 km southeast of Ashotsk village, and 10 km beneath the surface, News.am reports. The quake measured magnitude 4-5 in the …

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4.7 earthquake hits Istanbul

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake hit Istanbul and the Marmara region Saturday, Daily Sabah reports. Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the quake struck 22.7 kilometers (14 miles) south of Istanbul's …

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Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant hit by two quakes

Two earthquakes, one of 4.9-magnitude and another of 4.5-magnitude, have hit Iran less than 50 km from Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant, the U.S. Geological Survey said. One was 4.9-magnitude and registered at 2:20 GMT …

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Northeast Iran hit by almost 6-magnitude quake

An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 shook northeastern Iran today, but there was little damage and no casualties, state television reported. The earthquake was centered on an area near Sangan, a town of about 10,000 people near the border …

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4.7 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Puerto Rico

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) confirmed that an earthquake shook the southwest area of Puerto Rico on Saturday, NBC reports. The 4.7 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 2.7 kilometers deep and occurred 5km southeast of …

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Earthquake strikes near Iran's Bushehr nuclear plant

An earthquake of magnitude of 4.9 struck near Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power plant today. It was centered 53 km east of Bushehr and was relatively shallow - only 10 km deep according to Iranian media - which would have …

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Almaty region hit by 5.2-magnitude quake

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit Kazakhstan's Almaty region today. The epicenter of the quake was centered 303 km north-east of Almaty on the territory of Kazakhstan. Aftershocks of 3-4 points were felt by residents of …

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Death toll in Albania earthquake reaches 51

The death toll in Albania earthquake rose to 51 people after search operation ended on Saturday, AP reported. There are supposedly no people left under debris. The 6.4 magnitude earthquake made at least 4,000 people homeless. …

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Death toll from Albanian quake rises to 39

The death toll from Tuesday’s powerful earthquake that rocked Albania has reached 39, Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama announced on Thursday, TASS reported citing the Albanian Telegraph Agency. The prime minister also cautioned …

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