4.4 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Turkey’s Goksun

4.4 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Turkey's Goksun

No casualties have been reported thus far, authorities stated. (Representational)


An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 hit 6 km South-West of the Goksun district on Saturday, based on the US Geological Survey (USGS).

The epicentre of the earthquake was discovered to be 37.974 N and 36.448 E respectively at a depth of seven kilometres.

As per the USGS, the earthquake happened at 10:44:29 (UTC 05:30).

No casualties have been reported thus far.

In Turkey’s Mediterranean area, the city and district of Goksun are a part of the Kahramanmaras Province.

Turkey continues to be dealing with the lack of the large earthquake that struck the nation and Syria within the first week of February this yr.

A devastating earthquake of seven.8 on the Richter scale hit Southern Turkey within the early hours of 6 February (4.17 a.m.), with its epicentre within the Pazarcik district of Kahramanmaras province.

The earthquake affected the neighbouring provinces of Adiyaman, Hatay, Kahramanmaras, Kilis, Osmaniye, Gaziantep, Malatya, Sanliurfa, Diyarbakir, Elazig and Adana the place about 14 million individuals reside together with about 1,8 million Syrian refugees.

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