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Another earthquake strikes Turkish Malatya province

Türkiye Materials 25 February 2023 01:02 (UTC +04:00)
Another earthquake strikes Turkish Malatya province

BAKU, Azerbaijan, February 25. Another earthquake hit the Turkish province of Malatya, Trend reports citing the Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Agency (AFAD).

"An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.7 was recorded in Malatya," the AFAD said.

A 7.7-magnitude earthquake hit southeastern Türkiye on Feb. 6, 2023. The earthquake occurred at a depth of seven kilometers in the Pazarcik region of Kahramanmaras Province. The provinces of Hatay, Gaziantep, Kilis, Osmaniye, Malatya, Adiyaman, Sanliurfa, Diyarbakir, Adana, and Kahramanmaras were subjected to severe destruction.

As a result of the earthquake that hit Türkiye, strong tremors were also felt in Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, and Cyprus.

On February 21, 6.4-magnitude and 5.4-magnitude tremors were felt in the Turkish Hatay province, which had already been damaged by the deadly earthquake of Feb. 6. The earthquakes caused heavy destruction and personal injuries.

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