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A strong earthquake in eastern Turkey

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A strong earthquake in eastern Turkey, in the province of Mus. Strong tremors were observed three times — 5.1 on the Richter scale at 10:14 am local time, 3.7 points in 11:08, and 4.5 points in 11:16.

1news.az reports with reference to Turkish media, the tremors caused panic among the residents of Mush.

As a result of aftershocks hardest hit rural areas, where houses were made of adobe bricks.

This was announced by the head of the municipality Geryukmez Farid, who personally manages dismantling rubble.

At the epicenter of the earthquake, which took place at a depth of 5.4 km, was Bulanyk town.

There is no loss of life and only in some houses cracks.

For security purposes, the municipality announced Mush forced vacation in schools and hospitals ordered to prepare the city for emergencies.

Meanwhile, Turkish professor seismologist Ovgyun Ahmet does not exclude that the current pushes in Mush may precede a powerful earthquake, so he called on city officials to be prepared for it.

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