Earthquake in Türkiye - Request for assistance and situation reports

  • 06 Feb. 2023 -
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  • Last updated: 07 Feb. 2023 15:21

On 06 February 2023, a powerful 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck southern Türkiye near Gaziantep. At 10:04 UTC, a second powerful earthquake of 7.5 magnitude struck the Kahramanmaraş area. Weather conditions are extreme. Aftershocks continue throughout the affected area. As a result, at least 3,381 people have died according to local Turkish officials. 5,700 buildings have collapsed and many people are trapped. At least 20,426 people have been injured.

People search for survivors under the rubble following an earthquake in Diyarbakir, Turkey February 6, 2023. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar

Photo: REUTERS/Sertac Kayar