New earthquake of magnitude 6.1 occurred in the south-east Turkey

Earthquake in the Turkish province of Van.  Photo: REUTERSEarthquake of magnitude 6.1 occurred in the province of Van in southeastern Turkey, said on Monday the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
The earthquake is located at a depth of 9.8 kilometers. Distance from the epicenter of the earthquake to the city of Van is 20 kilometers.
On Sunday, the day the earthquake struck Van Province 7.2. Confirmed by the latest data, the number of victims of the earthquake in the Turkish province of 85 people, about a thousand injured.
Local seismologists predict that the number of people killed as a result of the largest in recent years, natural disasters in Turkey can be from 500 to a thousand people.
In 1976, in the province of Van earthquake of similar strength. Then killed 3840 people, remind the local media.

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