BAKU, Azerbaijan, February 6. Azerbaijani Embassy in Ankara has expressed condolences to Türkiye, following heavy earthquake occurred this morning, Trend reports, citing the embassy's publication in Twitter.
"We express our condolences and wish healing to the injured as a result of the earthquake that occurred in the Pazarcik district of Kahramanmarash and was also felt in nearby cities. We are with you, Türkiye!", the message reads.
A 7.4-magnitude earthquake was recorded in central Türkiye on Monday, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center. The quake’s epicenter was located 26 km away from the city of Gaziantep with a population of about 1.06 million. The source of the earthquake was 7 km below the surface.
Türkiye’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority said that three more earthquakes with a magnitude of 6.4-6.6 rocked Gaziantep province in south-eastern Türkiye.
The number of people who died in the earthquake in Türkiye has exceeded 76. The number of injured is 440.