Earthquake with 3.7 magnitude hits Kahramanmaraş
An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.7 struck the Göksun district of Kahramanmaraş on Thursday afternoon, according to the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD). The earthquake occurred at 16:53 and it was reported that it happened at a depth of 7 kilometers from the ground.
The residents in the area felt the tremors, but no casualties or injuries were reported. The authorities are closely monitoring the situation and have urged the public to remain calm.
Turkey is one of the most earthquake-prone regions in the world, and experts have long warned about the possibility of a major earthquake occurring in the country. To mitigate the impact of such disasters, the Turkish government has taken measures such as strengthening buildings, conducting earthquake drills, and developing early warning systems.
Although the earthquake that occurred was relatively minor, it serves as a reminder that the threat of earthquake is ever-present. It is important for the public to remain informed and prepared in case of an emergency.