M 6.7 earthquake in Turkey

 In Event News

A M 6.7 earthquake struck eastern Turkey on Friday. The quake also impacted Syria, Georgia and Armenia. Within 250 km of today’s event, seven other M6 or larger events have occurred over the last 50 years.

The USGS noted the following commentary on the recent activity:

The January 24, 2020, M 6.7 earthquake in eastern Turkey, ENE of Doganyol, occurred as the result of strike-slip faulting on or near the plate boundary between the Arabia plate and the Anatolia Block of the Eurasia plate.

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