A powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake hits near Gaziantep in Southern Turkey on Monday morning.
The earthquake shook 7 km from Nurdağı/Gaziantep at 6.47 am on Monday (February 6). It was centred 18 kilometres (11 miles) deep, according to the US Geological Survey. A strong 6. 7 temblor rumbled later.
Cyprus, Türkiye, Greece, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, United Kingdom, Iraq and Georgia were the affected countries.
Details on potential damage or casualties from the quake early Monday were not immediately available.
More details are awaited.
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