Earthquake In Turkey

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Very unfortunately there has been an intense earthquake happening in Turkey with some effect on some areas in Greece. Some people have been reported dead while many been injured. We wish the people of Turkey and Greece to get back to normal soon.  

At least fourteen people have been killed in Turkey and Greece after a powerful earthquake hit the Aegean Sea on Friday afternoon, sending buildings crashing down and triggering what authorities have called a "mini tsunami."

A powerful earthquake shook the Aegean Sea on Friday, hitting coastal cities in western Turkey and nearby Greek islands and leaving at least eight people dead.

Two high school students were killed during the powerful earthquake, measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale, which struck the Greek island of Samos on Friday afternoon.

A6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Seferihisar district in the western province of Izmir on Friday according to the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD). The tremors occurred in the Aegean Sea at a depth of 16.5 kilometers (10.3 miles) but were felt across Turkey’s third-largest city and as far away as Istanbul in the north.

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