(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, February 6. The World Health
Organization Regional Office for Europe ready to support the
Turkish Ministry of Health with the humanitarian emergency response
to the earthquake, the WHO office says on Twitter, trend reports.
'WHO/Europe is ready to support the Turkish Ministry of Health
with the humanitarian emergency response to the devastating
earthquakes that have struck the south-eastern region of Türkiye on
Monday 6 February,' the publication says.
A 7.7-magnitude earthquake was recorded in central Türkiye on
the morning of Feb. 6, 2023, according to the
European-Mediterranean Seismological Center. The quake's epicenter
was located 26 km away from the city of Gaziantep with a population
of about 1.06 million. The source of the earthquake was 7 km below
Türkiye's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority said that
three more earthquakes with a magnitude of 6.4-6.6 rocked Gaziantep
province in south-eastern Türkiye. As a result of the earthquake
that hit Türkiye, strong tremors were also felt in Syria, Lebanon,
Egypt, and Cyprus.
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