Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – The National Seismological Center in Syria announced, on Friday, that 34 new earthquakes were recorded in Syria and Turkey, during the last 24 hours, until 8:00 local time, according to the Syrian News Agency (SANA). .
The center stated that “the stations of the national seismic monitoring network recorded four tremors in Lattakia, one of which was 58 km north of the governorate, another in the Mediterranean Sea 50 km northwest of Latakia, the third about 45 km northwest of the governorate, and the fourth 33 km southwest of Latakia, and an earthquake south of Latakia was recorded.” Idlib is about 46 kilometers,” according to the Syrian agency.
The center added that “the stations of the national network recorded 12 earthquakes in the Iskenderun Province, an earthquake northeast of Mosul, 151 km away, and 16 earthquakes in central and western Turkey.”
The center stated that “the tremors ranged in magnitude between 1.4 and 4.9 on the Richter scale, and at different depths, reaching 67.5 kilometers,” according to SANA.
The regions of northwestern Syria and southern Turkey were hit by a devastating earthquake on February 6, with a magnitude of 7.8 on the Richter scale, killing tens of thousands and injuring hundreds of thousands, as well as causing widespread destruction in both countries.
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