7.0 magnitude earthquake jolts Turkey and Greece, sets off Tsunami (VIDEO)
United States Geological Survey put the magnitude of the tremor at 7.0. Footage released on social media by local residents show Izmir flooded by water with debris and furniture washed away.
New Delhi: A powerful earthquake jolted Turkey and Greece today, sending building crashing down and also triggering Tsunami at the coastal area.
Four people have been killed and 120 injured after 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit Turkey’s western coastline on Frida.
The quake, which was felt intensely in Izmir, caused great panic, according to press reports. The NTV broadcaster said at least 10 buildings were collapsed in the district of Bayrakli alone.
Turkish media showed wreckage of a multiple buildings in Izmir.
The United States Geological Survey put the magnitude of the tremor at 7.0.
Dramatic footage of the moment a building collapses in #Izmir. There are reports of a minor tsunami and flooding in Seferihisar. No casualties reported yet, but the fear is there, as the mayor said around 20 buildings reportedly collapsed#quake #turkey pic.twitter.com/rhMLkvdnx9
— Selin Girit (@selingirit) October 30, 2020
“So far, we have received information about six collapsed buildings” in Izmir province, which incudes the city, Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Twitter.
Footage released on social media by a local resident show Izmir flooded by water with debris and furniture washed away.
#DEPREM #İZMİR GEÇMİŞ OLSUN😢❤️🙏🇹🇷 Severe #earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 shakes the #Aegean Sea, western #Turkey and the #Greek islands. Buildings collapsed here in #Izmir#deprem #aegean #ege #ägäis #greece #athen #Athens #cesme #istanbul #tsunami pic.twitter.com/8Ji4k2dfkg
— #ANDIMIZ #KEMALİST #VATAN (@orcuntcvatan) October 30, 2020
Another tsunami footage from the earthquake in Izmir province of Turkey.
This one is really dangerous pic.twitter.com/62zfddWSi8
— Ragıp Soylu (@ragipsoylu) October 30, 2020
In a social media clip, a huge wave was seen crashing the streets of the town. Another one showed powerful waves demolishing everything in its wake.
The quake was felt across the eastern Greek islands and even in the Greek capital, Athens. Greek media said the residents of Samos and other islands fled their homes, while some rockfalls were reported.
BREAKING: A #tsunami warning has been issued after an #earthquake with a magnitude of up to 7.0 struck #Turkey‘s #Aegean coast, north of the Greek island of #Samos. Vision has emerged of what’s reportedly tsunami-related flooding in #Seferihisar, south-west of #Izmir #deprem pic.twitter.com/EP9JGDHwkZ
— Auskar Surbakti (@AuskarSurbakti) October 30, 2020
Distressing images out of Izmir, Turkey’s third biggest city, hit minutes ago by a 6.8 earthquake (epicenter was on the Aegean) pic.twitter.com/qmkxzIvlQh
— Piotr Zalewski (@p_zalewski) October 30, 2020