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14 Jun 2020 | 03:07 PM UTC

Turkey: 5.9-magnitude earthquake strikes near Yedisu (Bingöl province) June 14

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5.9-magnitude earthquake strikes near Yedisu (Bingöl province) on June 14; aftershocks possible over the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/14/2020, 12:00 AM until 6/17/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Istanbul). COUNTRY/REGION Yedisu, Bingöl province

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Event

The US Geological Survey (USGS) recorded a 5.9-magnitude earthquake 15 km (9.3 mi) east of Yedisu (Bingöl province) at approximately 17:24 (local time) on Sunday, June 14. The quake struck at a depth of 10 km (6.2 mi). There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

Aftershocks are possible in the affected area over the coming hours and days. 

Advice

Individuals in the affected area are advised to monitor the situation and prepare for potential aftershocks.

In the event of aftershocks, individuals are advised to protect themselves as much as possible from falling debris if indoors (e.g. under a table), move away from windows, and not attempt to leave a building unless there is an immediate danger. If outdoors, move away from tall buildings, utility wires, and streetlights.

 

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