Earthquake in Turkey

Natural disasters have come to the East...

In brief: It occurred 550 km far from Ankara about 5:00 a.m. and then its shakes have spread for Eastern territory of the country.

Powerful earthquake has today occurred in Turkey in Elazig province. According to the official data of the Ministry of health protection, there are 51 persons dead and 34 wounded. All victims are local citizens. The governor of the province Muammer Erol ensures that there have already been no more people under the blockages.

The magnitude of the earthquake has been 6.0 balls. It occurred 550 km far from Ankara about 5:00 a.m. and then its shakes have spread for Eastern territory of the country. In regions situated in the epicenter of the disaster most of the buildings are destroyed. Later about 40 tremors of magnitude to 5.5 balls have been registered by the seismological observatory of the Bosphorus University. Also new tremors are expected soon.

Maria Velikanova
2010-03-08 16:26, Society.

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One comment к “Earthquake in Turkey”

  1. Andi Prama Says:

    Earthquakes in Padang, Indonesia, Haiti, Chile, Turkey? So often!

    Please watch my video. It’s about Earth Changes, caused by continental drift. Continental Drift – One huge supercontinent, became 2 continents, then 5 (or 6) continents, and then? Continental drift is an Earth’s nature cycles, extreme greenhouse gas emission makes climate change move faster.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7I_eFoIk64

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