A serial earthquake in Turkey and Syria in 2023 took the lives of more than 45000 people. Several buildings and gas pipelines were destroyed in three big earthquakes of 7.8, 7.6, and 6.0, in Turkey and Syria. According to a news report, the dead in this earthquake may cross 70000.
How many people died in earthquake in Turkey and Syria in 2023
These big serial earthquakes of 7.8, 7.6, and 6.0 magnitude gave big losses to Turkey and Syria. According to Indian Express, the number of people who died in these big serial earthquakes has crossed 45000. But some top news agencies think that it may cross 70000.
What news agencies wrote about this one by one 100 earthquakes after three big earthquakes in Turkey and Syria in 2023
The Indian Express wrote “The quake, which was centered in Turkey’s southeastern province of Kahramanmaras, sent residents of Damascus and Beirut rushing into the street and was felt as far away as Cairo. It piled more misery on a region that has seen tremendous suffering over the past decade. On the Syrian side, the area is divided between government-controlled territory and the country’s last opposition-held enclave, which is surrounded by Russian-backed government forces, reported the news agency AP.”
Epicenters of the earthquake in Turkey and Syria in 2023
The epicenter of the 1st big earthquake of 7.8 magnitude was near Nurdagi in Gaziantep province, the Syrian border. while other two quakes struck in the nearby Kahramanmaraş province.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared seven days of national mourning. In this days of national mourning Turkish flags will fly at half-staff across the nation and at its diplomatic missions overseas.
What did India and other countries of the world do for rescue after the earthquake in Turkey and Syria in 2023
The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached out to the earthquake affected countries Turkey and Syria. Modi also sent the necessary medical equipment, trained dogs, drilling machines, and more to support in rescue operation in Turkey and Syria.
Not only India but the EU, the UK, Russia, the US, Jordon, Mexico, Japan and South Korea, and more countries of the world sent relief teams to Turkey and Syria to help in rescue operation.
Live updates of the earthquake in Turkey and Syria in 2023 happened on Monday, Feb. 6, 2023
Biggest earthquakes in the world since 2010
The Indian Express has published a list of the biggest earthquakes in the world since 2010. It will show how destroyer were those earthquakes as compare to the earthquake in Turkey and Syria in 2023.
“— June 22, 2022: In Afghanistan, more than 1,100 people die in magnitude 6.1 earthquake.
— Aug. 14, 2021: In Haiti, a magnitude 7.2 earthquake kills more than 2,200 people.
— Sept. 28, 2018: A magnitude 7.5 earthquake hits Indonesia, killing more than 4,300 people.
— April 25, 2015: In Nepal, more than 8,800 people are killed by a magnitude 7.8 earthquake.
— March 11, 2011: A magnitude 9.0 quake off the northeast coast of Japan triggers a tsunami, killing nearly 20,000 people.
— Jan. 12, 2010: In Haiti, a staggering 316,000 people are killed by a magnitude 7.0 quake, according to government estimates.”
You’ll get full details of the world’s biggest earthquakes since 2010 on The Indian Express
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