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Number of earthquake victims rises in Turkey

The death toll from the quake, which also struck the Greek island of Samos, has risen to 27, with over 800 injured, BBC reports. Delicate operations to pull people from the rubble in Izmir are taking place as hundreds of aftershocks hit the …

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Powerful earthquake hits Turkey's Izmir

A magnitude 6.6 earthquake jolted Turkey's Aegean region on Friday, according to the nation’s disaster agency. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the quake occurred at 2.51 p.m. local time (11:51GMT) …

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3.1-point earthquake hits Georgia

An earthquake measuring 3.1 points occurred in the village of Vake, Georgia, the National Seismic Monitoring Center reports. The tremors were recorded at 18:47 local time with an epicenter was at a depth of 16 km. According to …

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Magnitude 5.1 earthquake hits central Turkey

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck Turkey's central Nigde province Sunday, the country’s disaster agency reported. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the quake occurred at 10.08 p.m. local time …

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Magnitude 4.1 Earthquake Strikes Turkey Marmara Sea

A 4.1-magnitude earthquake was recorded today in the Marmara Sea off northwestern Turkey, MENAFN.com reports.  The quake struck at a depth of 9.9 kilometers (6.15 miles) around 12.57 a.m. local time (2157GMT) around 8.2 kilometers …

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5.1-magnitude quake hits Gonbad-e Kavus of Iran: USGS

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 jolted 3 km W of Gonbad-e Kavus, Iran at 21:34:28 GMT on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, Trend reports citing Xinhua. The epicenter, with a depth of 10.0 km, was initially determined …

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Armenia hit by earthquake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.8 points was registered in Armenia, the country's Ministry of Emergencies reported. The earthquake's epicenter was located 20 km north-west of Yeghegnadzor. The earthquake occurred …

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Earthquake hits western Georgia

An earthquake measuring 3.2 points on the Richter scale has occurred in the Imereti region, western Georgia. This was reported by the National Seismic Monitoring Center of Georgia. The shake was registered at 01:31 (Moscow time) 1 km …

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Magnitude 4.4 earthquake strikes eastern Turkey

A magnitude 4.4 earthquake rocked eastern Turkey early Wednesday, according to the country's disaster agency. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the quake struck Igdir province at 02.29 a.m. local time …

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Google turning smartphones into earthquake detectors

Google launched an earthquake alert system in California, saying it is working on letting Android-powered smartphones double as tremor detectors. The new "ShakeAlert" system, created in collaboration with the US …

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Magnitude 4.6 earthquake hits southeastern Turkey

A magnitude 4.6 earthquake hit Turkey's southeastern province of Bitlis on Aug. 7, according to the country's disaster agency, Hurriyet daily news reports.  The country's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority …

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Twin earthquakes hit eastern Turkey

 Twin earthquakes jolted Turkey's eastern province of Malatya on Tuesday, according to the country's disaster agency. The first quake measured 5.2, followed by a magnitude 4.2 quake, said the Disaster and Emergency …

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North Caucasus registers fourth earthquake in month

This morning, another tremors were regisered in Chechnya, the website of the Unified Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences informs. The earthquake occurred at 4:06 in the Itum-Kalinsky region, 6 km north of Itum-Kali …

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Magnitude-3.9 earthquake jolts southern Turkey

A magnitude-3.9 earthquake jolted Turkey’s southern province of Kahramanmaraş on July 18, according to authorities, Hurriyet daily reports. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said …

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Magnitude 5.2 quake hits southern Turkey

A strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake shook the Marmaris district in Turkey’s southern Muğla province Sunday, according to Turkey's Disaster & Emergency Management Authority (AFAD). The quake struck at 8.43 p.m. (local …

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5.5-magnitude earthquake jolts Turkey's Manisa

A 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Turkey’s western province of Manisa on Friday, according to the country's disaster management agency. The Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) said the quake struck near …

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5.1-magnitude earthquake hits southern Iran

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit Beiram region in Iran's southern Fars province on Sunday, according to Iran's Seismological Center. The epicenter of the earthquake, which took place at 22:35 p.m. local time (1805 GMT), was …

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Almost 20 hurt in earthquake in Turkey

At least 18 people were injured in an earthquake that rocked Turkey’s eastern Bingol Province, Anadolu agency said, citing Vice President Fuat Oktay who visited the site. The agency said earlier citing the local authorities …

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