BAKU, Azerbaijan, February 6. The Organization of Turkic States has expressed condolences to Türkiye and stated that it stands with the fraternal country in this difficult time, Trend reports via the tweet of the organization.
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.