6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Just Hit Turkey

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake just hit 3km WSW of Uzunbag, Turkey by the coast near the Syrian border.

Residents across Lebanon, who have been experiencing countless of tremors from the aftershocks of the initial earthquake in Turkey, reported a strong and prolonged feeling of shaking.

Many people have taken to the streets, evacuating their residences.

Similarly, people in Turkey and across Syria felt it.

On February 6th, 2023, two devastating earthquakes struck Turkey with magnitudes of 7.8 and 7.5. The earthquakes caused widespread damage in both Turkey and Syria, resulting in tens of thousands of fatalities and many injuries. The impact was felt across Lebanon, with shockwaves reaching as high as 5 magnitude and subsequent tremors.

On February 20th, 2023, another two earthquakes hit southern Turkey, with a magnitude of 6.4 and 5.8 just minutes apart.

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