An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale struck the Turkish province of Kahramanmaras.
An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 was registered on Thursday, March 23, in the province of Kahramanmaras in Turkey. This was announced by the Office for the Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters (AFAD).
It is known that the epicenter of the tremors recorded at 12:19 in the afternoon was in the Geksun area. The source is at a depth of 7 km.
It will be recalled that in early February, the Turkish province of Kahramanmarash was at the center of devastating earthquakes with magnitudes 7.7 and 7.6. After that, new earthquakes occurred in the region, but with a lower magnitude.
According to the latest data, the number of victims of the earthquake in Turkey exceeded 50 thousand people.
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