The earthquake of a magnitude of 5.3 happened in Turkey, Syria and Iraq

on June 14. A powerful earthquake occurred in the South-East of Turkey. The earthquake of magnitude 5.5 was felt by the inhabitants of the province of Sirnak near the border with Iraq. Damaged many buildings, the walls of the cracks appear. In two mosques minarets collapsed.

Source: Lead

on June 14. The earthquake of a magnitude of 5.3 happened Thursday morning on the border of Turkey, Syria and Iraq, according to the website of the Geographic service of the U.S. (USGS).

Tremors were registered in 08.53 local time (09.52 time in 33 kilometers from the Turkish town of Sirnak and 114 kilometers from the Syrian city of El Country, Iraq Mosul.
The earthquake at a depth of 9.6 km.

About possible damage and no casualties reported.

As reported on the website of the seismological Observatory, Bogazici University, Turkey, the epicentre of the disaster was at a depth of 5.4 km in the County Silopi the province of Sirnak.

This is the second earthquake of the average force in Turkey in recent days. Last Sunday in the Mediterranean province of muğla province earthquake of magnitude 6. Casualties and destruction in its result, however, quake, which was felt in many areas in the South and West of Turkey, caused panic among the local residents.

Panic there are currently ongoing. According to local media on Thursday morning, many residents of counties Fethiye and Demre, Mugla hastily abandoned their homes and took refuge in the mountains after propagation in social networks rumors about the threat of a tsunami. Police and gendarmerie tried to reassure local people and convince them to return home.

Source: RIA Novosti

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