5.9 earthquake in Düzce! It was felt in many cities, including Istanbul and Ankara.


An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 occurred in the Gölyaka district of Düzce.

According to the information on the website of the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD), a 5.9 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 04:08, the epicenter of which was the Gölyaka district of Düzce.

It was determined that the earthquake in Gölyaka district occurred at a depth of 6.81 kilometers.

CAUSED PANIC

The 5.9 magnitude earthquake caused panic.

While power transmission lines were cut after the earthquake in Düzce, citizens who experienced great fear and panic due to the tremor left their homes.

Düzce Governor Cevdet Atay stated that there is no clear information regarding the Gölyaka-centered earthquake yet, and that the teams have started working on the site.

Bolu Governor Erkan Kılıç noted that in the city where the earthquake was felt, the medical teams received several notices of panic jumping from the balcony at the time of the earthquake.

Kılıç, “We have just started the field work, we are investigating. Get well soon to all our people.” said.

Sakarya Governor Çetin Oktay Kaldirim also emphasized that they had not received clear information about the earthquake so far, and said, “Right after the earthquake, our teams went to the field and started their work.” gave the information.

IT WAS ALSO FEELED IN ISTANBUL

The earthquake, which occurred at a depth of 6.81 kilometers from the ground, was felt primarily in Düzce, and in the provinces and districts of Bolu, Ankara, Eskişehir, Kütahya, Bursa, Kocaeli, Istanbul, Edirne.

CONTINUES

AFAD, “Another earthquake with a magnitude of 4.7 and a depth of 8.52 occurred at 04.30 in the Çilimli district of Düzce.” made the statement.

DUZCE MAYOR FARUK ÖZLÜ: NO NEWS OF INJURY OR DEATH

Düzce Mayor Faruk Özlü, who participated in the live broadcast of NTV, said, “We felt the earthquake very severely. The electricity was cut. There is no news of destruction that has reached us so far.” said.

STATEMENT FROM MINISTER SOYLU

Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu stated that there is no loss of life information regarding the 5.9 magnitude earthquake that occurred in Düzce’s Gölyaka district at 04.08.

Minister Soylu used the following statements in his social media account:

“After the 5.9 magnitude earthquake that took place in the Gölyaka district of Düzce at 04.08, there is no loss of life information reached by our Governor’s Office, AFAD and 112 teams. Field scanning of our teams continues. Get well soon to our fellow citizens.”

STATEMENT OF ISTANBUL GOVERNOR YERLIKAYA

Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya stated that the 5.9-magnitude earthquake centered in the Gölyaka district of Düzce was also felt in Istanbul and said, “We are following the issue. May Allah protect our country and our nation from all kinds of disasters.” made the statement.

Governor Yerlikaya made a statement on social media, “According to AFAD data, an earthquake of 5.9 magnitude occurred in Düzce Gölyaka at 04.08. The earthquake was also felt in Istanbul. We are following the issue. May God protect our country and our nation from all kinds of disasters.” used the phrase.

MINISTER OF ENVIRONMENT, URBANIZATION AND CLIMATE CHANGE INSTITUTION: TEAMS STARTED WORK ON THE FIELD

Environment, Urban Planning and Climate Change Minister Murat Kurum stated that the Düzce-centered earthquake was felt in many of our cities, and that the teams started to work in the field.

In his post on his social media account, Minister Kurum said, “The Düzce-centered earthquake was felt in many cities as well. Get well soon to all our citizens. Our teams have started their work in the field. We are following the developments. May God protect our country.”


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