Earthquake sequence in Turkey, February 6th 2023
Last update: 6 February 2023 at 13:05 UTC
Nine hours after a first earthquake of magnitude M7.8 that hits south-eastern Turkey, near the Syrian border, February 6th 2023 at 1h17 UTC, a second M7.5 occurs (at 10h24 UTC) 100km further north. More information on the main shock (M7.8) is available here and for the 7.5 (here).
These earthquakes has been largely felt up to 2000 km fom the epicenter, mainly in Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Cyprus, ...
At the time of the report, a lot of buildings are damaged in Turkey and Syria and more than 1200 peoples haven been killed in Turkey and Syria.
If you have experienced this earthquake, you are invited to answer the online questionnaire. Your testimony will be useful to update the Intensity map here below, where intensities correspond to the effects of the earthquake.
|Magnitude distribution in time of seismic events within 300 km of the mainshock.
|Location of the earthquake sequence after the mainshock.
Maps of felt reports
|Map felt reports collected for the mainshock (M7.8).
|Map felt reports collected for the secondshock (M7.5).
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|Main Shock Epicenter Location
|Past Regional Seismicity as from the ISC catalogue (1964-2004) and EMSC Real Time catalogue (2005-today)