5.9 Magnitude Earthquake in Düzce!

An earthquake of 5.9 magnitude occurred in Düzce at around 04:08. While the severe shaking was felt in many cities, including Istanbul, citizens threw themselves into the streets. While 35 of our citizens were injured due to the earthquake, education was suspended for one day in the city. More than 70 aftershocks occurred in the region.

A severe earthquake occurred at around 4.08 in the Gölyaka district of Düzce. While AFAD announced the magnitude of the earthquake as 5.9, severe shaking was felt in many cities such as Istanbul, Ankara, Kocaeli and Sakarya.


In the statement made by AFAD about the earthquake, “A 5.9 magnitude earthquake occurred in the Gölyaka district of Düzce province at around 04.08. We are following the developments. Power cuts are being made in the region for control purposes. Our request from our citizens is panic.”



The earthquake, which occurred at a depth of 6.8 kilometers, showed its intensity in many provinces. Citizens who felt the earthquake, especially in Istanbul and Kocaeli, threw themselves on the streets. Health Minister Fahrettin Koca shared the latest situation regarding the earthquake. Making a statement on social media, Minister Koca said, “The 5.9 magnitude earthquake in Düzce, the center of which is Gölyaka, was felt in many cities; According to the information received, 32 people in Düzce, 1 person in Istanbul, 1 person in Bolu, Zonguldak. Current information. According to the report. The number of injured is 35. The treatment of the injured continues in our health institutions. aforementioned.


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Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu also made a statement about the earthquake. Minister Soylu, who made inspections in the region, said, “More than 70 aftershocks occurred. Two of them were over 4. I think another 4.3 came in at 06.50. We should not stop at lightly damaged or damaged buildings. That’s why it’s a heavily damaged building so far. We did not receive any notice or information about the disaster. There are more than 30 injured. It is delivered from the neighborhood to the neighborhood in a controlled manner. There will be no power cuts. There will be no natural gas and natural gas cuts. Electricity leaks There is an interruption period regarding the relevant measure We said that there were over 70 aftershocks. Vata Both Kızılay and AFAD support our stakeholders to provide blankets and outside. Our AFAD and Red Crescent teams from the regions are being dispatched to the region. No casualties were reported.”



Duzce Governor Cevdet Atay said in a statement about the earthquake, “After the 5.9 magnitude earthquake that occurred in our city, no casualties have been experienced by our Governor’s Office, AFAD and 112 teams so far. The field scanning of our teams continues. Get well soon. Our citizens are coming soon.” aforementioned.


Düzce Governor Cevdet Atay also said, “Education was suspended for one day on 23 November 2022 in all educational institutions throughout our province for precautionary measures due to the earthquake that occurred in our province.” used expressions. Schools in Bolu and Sakarya were suspended for one day each.

Gül Demirci

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