Aftershocks after a major earthquake in the vicinity of the city of Van in Turkey is still ongoing, according to the National Service seymicheskoy Protection of Armenia.
According to the source, as of 10:30 am November 2 1049 recorded aftershocks of magnitude 5.3.
Recall that an earthquake of magnitude 7.2 occurred in Turkey on 23 October at 15.41 Yerevan time. According to the latest data, the number of victims of the earthquake more than 600, more than 4,000 were injured. Rescuers managed to extract from the rubble alive 188 people. The earthquake in 2652 damaged the building.
In Van 1049 aftershocks recorded
November 2, 2011 | 18:01
Aftershocks after the earthquake of magnitude 7.1, occurred on October 23 in the vicinity of Van (Turkey), are still ongoing. Reported by the National Service of Seismic Protection of Armenia Ministry of Emergency Situations.
As of 10:30 am on November 2, the day of the earthquake, and to this day there were 1,049 aftershocks of magnitude 5.3.
The earthquake occurred on October 23 in Van province at 13:41 local time. The epicenter was located at a distance of 38 km north-east of the city of Van, near the village of major ea
Victims of the earthquake in Turkey was 601 people, another 4,152 were injured. Reported by the Office of Emergency Management in Turkey.
It is noted that in Van province destroyed and severely damaged about 2,200 buildings.
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