Earthquake of 5.3 Hits Kahramanmaras Province in Southern Turkiye

An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale hit Kahramanmaras Province in Southern Turkiye on Thursday.

The Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) said in a statement today, that the earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 kilometers below the surface of the earth, and its epicenter was Goksun town.

There have been no reports of material or human damage as a result of the earthquake so far.

On Feb. 6, two earthquakes struck southern Turkiye and northern Syria with a magnitude of 7.7 and 7.6, followed by thousands of violent aftershocks, killing tens of thousands of people and leaving huge material damage.

Source: Qatar News Agency

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