Monday, October 24, 2011

7.5 magnitude earthquake in Turkey: estimated 1000 deaths.

A violent earthquake of magnitude of 7.5 on the Richter scale hit Turkey in the Eastern Province, with capital in the city of Van, bordering lIran, the provisional budget of seism 50 people injured, the Mayor of Van, Bekir Kaya, has launched an appeal, we need doctors, there are many dead.Many houses have collapsed, so much destruction, we need aid, are the words of the leader administration of the city of Van, while it has news of a 7-storey building collapsed with people buried under the rubble.According to Institute of Seismology Kandill of Istanbul, the quake recorded magnitude 6.6, but American Geological Institute has calculated the magnitude 7.2 earthquake that hit Eastern Turkey.The earthquake occurred at 12.40 Italian time and been warned to Diyarbakir, Sirnak, Siirt, Batman and Mardin. in the province of Van, near the border with lIran there are now of aftershocks that are creating panic in the population of neighbouring provinces, sparking a mass escape of the inhabitants from their homes.The fear that the consequences of strong earthquake are worse than expected, the Turkey a country of high seismic risk, for buildings not always have been realised respecting the criteria for prevention of earthquakes.In 1999 2 violent temblors razed the country causing over 20 thousand dead.L ’ “ Kandilli Observatory in Istanbul ” estimated between 500 and 1000 people dalterremoto killed today in Eastern Turkish province of Van. The Turkish Cnn reports.
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