Major Earthquake Strikes In Turkey

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Photo: European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre

A major earthquake has struck in Turkey.According to Reuters, it’s a 7.6 magnitude quake just north of Van Turkey, which is a city of over 500,000 people (Wikipedia).

More earthquake data here at the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre.

Some buildings in Van have reportedly collapsed.

Here’s another map via USGS:

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