The New Paper

November 2, 2020

7.0-magnitude earthquake hits Turkey and Greece

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Turkey and Greece on Friday, killing at least 87 people, injuring over 1,000, and causing widespread property damage and power outages. The powerful tremor struck off the coast of Izmir in the Aegean Sea, an earthquake-prone region where multiple tectonic plates come together (map). The incident marks the deadliest earthquake so far this year, and rescue efforts are ongoing.

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