Magnitude 7 earthquake hits Pacific Ocean, tsunami warning issued
IN Tongain the South Pacific recorded an earthquake of magnitude 7. About this informed Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center.
In addition, a tsunami threat has been declared.
The epicenter of the tremors was located at a distance of 1,011 kilometers south of the capital of Tonga Nukualof, in which 22.4 thousand people live. The source is located at a depth of 10 kilometers.
February 6 to Turkey arrived earthquakes of magnitude 7.7 and 7.6. The epicenter was the region of Kahramanmarash Province in the south of the country. The tremors have become the strongest in the country in the past 84 years. As a result, more than 40,000 people died, another 100,000 were injured. after in UN appreciated economic damage caused by earthquakes in Turkey – they will exceed 100 billion dollars.