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Turkey : Earthquake : 2020/01/24

GLIDE:  EQ-2020-000018-TUR

Duration 2020/01/24
Country or District Turkey
Name Earthquake
Outline A 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck Eastern Turkey at 8.55 pm local time on 24 January 2020, at a depth of 15km and centred near the district of Sivrice in eastern Elazig province, Tturkey. According to Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD), the quake struck Elazığ's Sivrice district at 8:55 p.m. (1755 GMT) from a depth of 6.7 kilometres.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA IRIN NEWS
The death toll is 45 people.

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Report/Articles

AFAD Situation Report 2020/1/30
547 of the observed that 30.848 buildings have collapsed, 6.270 of them were heavily damaged, there were medium damage in 962 of them and 10.273 were slightly damaged. It has been seen that 180 of those buildings must be demolished urgently while there were no damage in 12.615 buildings.

Turkish Red Crescent Society 2020/01/28
The death toll has reached 41 people while those injured was reported to be 1.607.

Turkish Red Crescent Society 2020/01/26
The death toll has reached 38 people while those injured was reported to be 1,607.

Turkish Red Crescent Society 2020/01/26
Speaking to the reporters, the officials initially announced the number of casualties as 4 but the number was at last announced as 29 by Interior Ministry of Turkey.

Turkish Red Crescent Society 2020/01/24
The officials initially announced the number of casualties as 4 but the number was later announced as 14 by AFAD.

Geographycal Data Information

WFP 2020/01/24
Earthquake in Turkey, Shake Map, 2020-01-24

USGS 2020/01/24
Magnitude: 6.7, Distance: 5.1 km (3.1 mi) ENE of Doganyol, Turkey, Time: 24 January 2020 17:55:14 UTC, Location: 38.330N 39.084E, Depth: 10km