Earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake hits Malatya province in Turkiye, leaving 1 killed and dozens injured

by Anadolu Agency

At least one person was killed after a magnitude 5.6 earthquake jolted Türkiye’s eastern Malatya province on Monday, weeks after two massive tremors shook the region, according to the country’s disaster management agency.

Some 69 others were also injured, Yunus Sezer, head of the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) told reporters.

The earthquake occurred at 12.04 p.m. local time (0904GMT) and was centered 6.96 kilometers (4.32 miles) below the surface in the district of Yesilyurt.

The earthquake was also felt in neighboring Kahramanmaras, Gaziantep, Adiyaman, and Sanliurfa provinces.

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