World News – US – Damage reported after strong Aegean earthquake rocking western Turkey


An earthquake was also felt on the Greek islands and the capital Athens

A strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea rocked Turkey and Greece

Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency said Friday’s earthquake centered over the Aegean Sea at a depth of 165 kilometers (103 miles) and recorded at 66 magnitude

The Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center said the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 69, with an epicenter 13 kilometers north-northeast of the Greek island of Samos

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The United States Geological Survey estimated the magnitude to be 70

Footage shows building destroyed by powerful earthquake in Izmir, Turkey Turkish Interior Minister Soylu said at least 6 buildings were collapsed in Izmir imageTwittercom / WSzhvPG85L

Turkish broadcasters showed destroyed building in western Izmir province Governor said there was no immediate information on casualties and damage

Turkish media said the earthquake was felt in the Aegean Sea and Marmara regions, where Istanbul is located Istanbul governor said no damage was reported

The earthquake was felt in the eastern Greek islands and even in the Greek capital Athens Greek media reported that residents of Samos and other islands fled their homes, while rockfall was reported. there was no immediate report of injuries

« It was a very big earthquake, it’s hard to have a bigger one, » Eftyhmios Lekkas, head of the Greek organization for earthquake planning, told Greek TV Skai

Both countries reported aftershocks

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