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At least 12 dead after powerful earthquake rocks Turkey's western coast

The 6.6 magnitude earthquake injured more than 400 people, Turkey's disaster agency said.
This picture shows destroyed car and collapsed buildings after an earthquake in the island of Samos on October 30, 2020. - A powerful earthquake hit Greece and Turkey on October 30, 2020, causing buildings to collapse and a sea surge that flooded streets in the Turkish resort city of Izmir. Greek public television said the quake also caused a mini-tsunami on the eastern Aegean Sea island of Samos, damaging buildings. The US Geological Survey said the 7.0 magnitude quake was registered 14 kilometres (8.6 mil

At least 12 people are dead and more than 400 injured after an earthquake in the Aegean Sea shook Turkey’s western coast on Friday afternoon, the Turkish disaster management agency said. 

The tremor, which struck at 2:51 p.m. local time, registered a magnitude of 6.6 and a depth of 16.54 kilometers (around 10 miles), according to Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority. The United States Geological Survey measured the magnitude at 7.0. 

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