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The Intensity of The Earthquakes, Which Caused Destruction in 10 Provinces, Was Also Felt in Denmark and Greenland

The intensity of the earthquakes, which caused destruction in 10 provinces, was also felt in Denmark and Greenland

The intensity of the 7.7 and 7.6 magnitude earthquakes that occurred in Kahramanmaraş was felt worldwide. The Danish Geological Institute stated that the tremors caused by the earthquakes were very severe and announced that they had seismic records in Denmark and Greenland.

7.7 and 7.6 in Kahramanmaraş; Earthquakes with a magnitude of 6.4 to 6.5 also occurred in Gaziantep. Hundreds of aftershocks occurred in the region, reaching a magnitude of 6. earthquakes outside of Hatay, Osmaniye, Adıyaman, Kilis, Gaziantep, Şanlıurfa, Diyarbakır, Malatya, Adana, Elazığ; It was felt and wreaked havoc in Syria, the island of Cyprus, Iraq, Egypt and Lebanon.

Denmark and Greenland


The Danish Geology Institute also reported that the tremors caused by the earthquake in Turkey were recorded in Greenland’s seismic records. Noting that the earthquakes in Turkey are very severe, the institute noted that the tremors were measured even from seismographs in Denmark and Greenland.


“The waves from the earthquake reached the seismograph on the Danish island of Bornholm about five minutes after the shaking started,” seismologist Tine Larsen told AFP.

Denmark and Greenland
Impact area of ​​earthquakes in Turkey
Earthquakes in southern Turkey were also felt in Syria, Egypt, Lebanon, TRNC and Iraq.

Gül Demirci

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