The death toll from Wednesday\\\'s 5.6-magnitude earthquake in eastern Turkey has risen to 40, the government said Sunday (13 November).
On the evening of 9 November 2011 two more arthquakes shook the Van province in Eastern Turkey. The first one was of the 5.6 magnitude and seven minutes later another tremor with a magnitude of 4.5 hit.
25 buildings collapsed but 23 of them were empty due to the evacuation procedures. Two hotels collapsed and reportedly at least seven people were killed.
Turkish Red Crescent 2011/11/07
Van Earthquake Humanitarian Aid Operation, Operations Update 14
Government of Turkey
Number of dead disaster victms reached 601 as of 12:00 noon on 31 October 2011.
Government of Turkey 2011/10/27
As of 11:45 am, 27 October, the number of dead were 534 and injured were 2,300.
Reuters AlertNet 2011/10/25
Death toll jumps to 432 and thousands are left homeless by the earthquake.
Reuters AlertNet 2011/10/24
Toll creeps up to 279, but hundreds missing.
OCHA ReliefWeb 2011/10/24
213 were killed and 1,150 were injured by the earthquake.
CNN News 2011/10/24
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said 138 people are dead and 350 people injured in the wake of the earthquake on 23 October 2011.
Reuters Alertnet 2011/10/23
A powerful earthquake (Magnitude 7.2) which shook southeast Turkey on Sunday, 23 October 2011 may have killed up to 1,000 people as it triggered the collapse of dozens of buildings across the region, media reported the Kandilli Observatory as saying.
VOA news 2011/10/24
Quake Kills at Least 88 in Southeast Turkey
USGS Earthquake Hazard Program
Date-Time Sunday, October 23, 2011 at 10:41:21 UTC
Sunday, October 23, 2011 at 01:41:21 PM at epicenter
Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
Location 38.628°N, 43.486°E
Depth 20 km (12.4 miles) set by location program
Region EASTERN TURKEY