| 31 March 2023, Friday |

Magnitude 5 earthquake jolts Türkiye’s southern province

A magnitude 5 earthquake has jolted Türkiye’s southern Kahramanmaras province.

The Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) said early on Friday that the earthquake struck Onikisubat district at a depth of 6.5 kilometers (4 miles).

The quake occurred at 5.53 a.m. local time (0253GMT).

The devastating February 6 quakes of magnitude 7.7 and 7.6, centered in Kahramanmaras, have impacted some 13.5 million people across 10 other provinces, including Hatay, Gaziantep, Adiyaman, Malatya, Adana, Diyarbakir, Kilis, Osmaniye, Sanliurfa and Elazig.

No casualties or damage has been reported so far.–TRT

  • NNA