By Nathan Morley According to Turkish authorities at least nine people were killed and more than 30 others injured after a magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck Western Iran on Sunday morning. Thousands of people were killed, and large parts of a number of mid-sized towns and cities were destroyed.

At least 9 people have been killed and more are injured.

A magnitude 6 earthquake …

At least 9 people have been killed and more are injured.

Earthquakes are common in Turkey - about 17,000 people died in a quake in the western city of Izmit in 1999. This earthquake is located about 110 km (70 miles) east of the magnitude 7.4 main shock on August 17 which killed over 17,000 people and injured another 50,000 around Izmit. The death toll from a strong 6.8 earthquake that rocked Elazig in eastern Turkey climbed to 21 on Saturday.

Turkey sits on top of two major fault lines and earthquakes can be frequent. ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The death toll from a strong earthquake that rocked eastern Turkey climbed to 21 Saturday, with more than 1,000 people injured, emergency officials said.

The death toll from a strong earthquake that rocked eastern Turkey climbed to 29 on Saturday night as rescue crews searched for people who remained trapped under the rubble of collapsed buildings, officials said. A second magnitude 6 earthquake …

Turkey sits on top of two major fault lines and earthquakes are frequent.

The 2020 Elazığ earthquake occurred at 20:55 local time (17:55 UTC) on 24 January in Turkey. Turkey sits on top of two major fault-lines and earthquakes are frequent. A 5.7 earthquake struck Sunday morning near the border between Turkey and Iran.

Total 876,487 people were killed due to earthquakes in China.

A second magnitude 6 earthquake … Rescue workers carry a wounded person after rescuing him from the debris of a collapsed building Saturday following a strong earthquake in Elazig in eastern Turkey on Jan. 24, 2020. The earthquake, which occurred on the northernmost strand of the Turkey's emergency preparedness agency says it was followed by 398 aftershocks.

APTOPIX_Turkey_Earthquake_93944 Rescuers search for people buried under the rubble on a collapsed building, after an earthquake struck Elazig, eastern Turkey…

Malatya, Turkey has had: (M1.5 or greater) 0 earthquakes in the past 24 hours 0 earthquakes in the past 7 days; 2 earthquakes in the past 30 days; 35 earthquakes in the past 365 days

A major earthquake occurred 70 kilometers (45 miles) east of Adapazari or 170 km (105 mi) northwest of Ankara, at 18:57 local time on 12th of November 1999. 2020-01-27 16:12:02 UTC 4.4 magnitude, 8 km depth Doğanyol, Malatya, Turkey 4.4 magnitude earthquake 2020-01-27 16:12:02 UTC at 16:12 January 27, 2020 UTC Two strong quakes struck northwest Turkey in 1999, killing around 18,0000 people and a magnitude 6 earthquake … The death toll from a strong earthquake that rocked eastern Turkey has climbed to 31.

A magnitude of 7.2 was computed for this earthquake. Various earthquake monitoring centers gave magnitudes ranging from 6.5 to 6.8. for the earthquake. This statistic shows the ten countries with the most deaths resulting from earthquakes between 1900 and 2016. The magnitude 6.8 earthquake that struck Friday night also injured more than 1,600 others, authorities said. Two strong earthquakes struck northwest Turkey in 1999, killing around 18,000 people. In August 1999, a 7.6 magnitude earthquake led to the deaths of more than 17,000 people in the western city of Izmit, while a 2011 quake saw 523 people die in the eastern city of Van. A 5.7 magnitude earthquake hits Turkey resulting in multiple deaths and damage to property. Two strong earthquakes struck northwest Turkey in 1999, killing around 18,000 people. The death toll from a powerful earthquake in eastern Turkey rose to 29 as rescue workers raced against time Saturday to find survivors under …

A 5.7 earthquake struck Sunday morning near the border between Turkey and Iran.

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish emergency teams on Monday recovered the bodies of the last two missing quake victims from the rubble of a collapsed building, raising the death toll from the powerful tremor that hit eastern Turkey to 41.