Earthquake in Istanbul! 3.9 Magnitude Earthquake in the Sea of Marmara

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.9 occurred off the coast of the Marmara Sea. The shaking was also felt in Istanbul and Bursa.

The pain left behind by the 7.7 and 7.6 earthquakes in Kahramanmaras, called the ‘disaster of the century’, burned our hearts.

We gave our lives to the ground in the big earthquakes that affected 10 provinces.

The need to increase sensitivity to earthquakes, which is a reality of Turkey, has emerged once again.

Citizens, on the other hand, turned their eyes to the Marmara Region after the disaster.

Marmara Offshore Shakes

According to the information on the website of the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD), an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.9 occurred off the Marmara Sea.

The shaking was recorded at a distance of 14.41 kilometers from the Karacabey district of Bursa and 7 kilometers below the sea surface.

Felt in Many Places

The shaking was also felt in some districts of Istanbul and Bursa.

Ece Nagihan

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