Society 12:12 06/12/2021 Region

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake hits eastern Turkey

A magnitude 4.9 earthquake struck Turkey’s eastern Van province early Monday, Anadolu Agency reported, citing the country's disaster authority.

The quake struck Tusba district at 00.46 a.m. local time (2146GMT), according to the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD).

It occurred at a depth of 7.62 kilometers (4.73 miles) below the surface, it added.

Van Governor Mehmet Emin Bilmez told Anadolu Agency that according to initial reports, there was no loss of life or property.

Bilmez added that AFAD, gendarmerie and 112 rescue teams continue to search the region.



Source Panorama.am
Share |
Տեքստում սխալ կամ վրիպակ նկատելու դեպքում, ուղարկեք խմբագրին հաղորդագրություն` նշելով տվյալ սխալը, այնուհետև սեղմելով Ctrl-Enter:

Newsfeed

20:30
U.S. donates $665,000 worth of medical equipment to Armenia’s expeditionary military medical unit
U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Lynne M. Tracy and U.S. Air Force Brigadier General Edward Vaughan, Deputy Director of Plans, Policy, Strategy and...
20:09
Mining companies in Armenia owe around 71 million drams to state – Prosecutor General's Office
Mining companies in Armenia owe around 71 million drams (approx. $148 thousand) to the state in mandatory payments, the Prosecutor General's...
19:36
Lawyer: Armen Charchyan's arrest proved illegal once again
The expertise carried out by an interdepartmental commission has proved that famous Armenian doctor and opposition MP Armen Charchyan was...
18:52
Author of Soghomon Tehlirian monument: ‘We should not be guided by the Turks' wish, should we?’
Recent media reports suggest that the monument to Armenian revolutionary and soldier Soghomon Tehlirian in the town of Maralik in...
17:45
Temperatures set to drop sharply in Armenia
Snow and fog are predicted in some regions of Armenia on January 20, with snowstorm expected to hit mountainous regions. No precipitation is...
17:30
Oil prices slip from 2014 highs
Oil slipped on Thursday on indications of rising U.S. stocks and as investors took profits after a recent price rally, but strong demand and...
17:16
Armenian security chief: There must not be any restrictions on Artsakh’s status
The signing of a peace treaty with Azerbaijan presupposes a number of conditions, Secretary of Armenia’s Security Council Armen Grigoryan...
16:37
Instagram testing paid subscriptions with small group of creators
Instagram rolled out a paid subscription feature with a small group of U.S. creators on Wednesday that will allow followers to pay for exclusive...
16:23
Armenian analyst: Meeting with US Congress members was just ‘photo op’ for Makunts
Political analyst Suren Sargsyan on Thursday weighed in on a meeting of the Armenian parliamentary delegation with U.S. House Speaker Nancy...
15:42
Toivo Klaar to visit Armenia, Azerbaijan
EU Special Representative for South Caucasus Toivo Klaar will visit Armenia and Azerbaijan, the politician said on Thursday. “Good to...
15:15
Argentina leave Messi out of squad for World Cup qualifiers
Argentina have left Lionel Messi out of their squad for World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Colombia as the Paris St Germain forward...
14:56
EBRD provides US$ 25 million to Ameriabank for private sector lending
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a US$ 25 million financial support to Ameriabank in Armenia for...
14:41
Government's refusal to provide data on suspicious ZCMC deal is baseless and illegal, lawyer says
The Armenian Government has refused to provide the copy of donation agreement for transferring 15% of the shares of the Zangezur Copper...
14:04
Blinken seeks united front with European allies over Russia
US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken heads Thursday to Berlin for meetings with key European allies, as part of a whirlwind diplomatic tour to...
13:39
Parakar residents demand snap elections
Dozens of residents of Armenia's Parakar community have gathered outside the Armenian government building to protest what they call 'the...
12:46
Nancy Pelosi and Alen Simonyan agree the final settlement of the NK conflict can be reached under the auspice of the OSCE Minsk Group
Speaker of the Armenian parliament Alen Simonyan met on Wednesday with the Speaker of the U.S House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, press...
12:34
Armenia reports 621 fresh Covid cases on Jan. 20
Armenia has confirmed 621  new cases of coronavirus in 24 hours, bringing the national tally to 349,329 as of 11 a.m. Thursday, January 20,...
12:05
Louvre threatens to sue Marine Le Pen for campaign film
The Louvre is threatening to sue Marine Le Pen, leader of the far-right National Rally, after she broadcast a presidential election campaign...
11:40
Artsakh Ombudsman urges not to give in to Azerbaijani manipulations
"In an interview with Azerbaijani media, the Azerbaijani leader expressed dissatisfaction with the fact that the Russian peacekeeping force...
10:58
Armenian church commemorates the King St. Theodos and Children of Ephesus
The Armenian Apostolic Church commemorates on January 20 King and distinguished Captain Theodos, who is called also Theodos the Great, is known...
10:33
Blizzard, snowstorms reported on number of roads in Armenia
It is snowing in Armavir, Baghramyan, Talin, Artik, Akhuryan, Ashotsk, Abovyan, Sevan, Noyemberyan, Gavar, Martuni, Tchambark, Vardenis, Spitak,...
20:30
No bodies found during search operations in Artsakh's Varanda
Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) search and rescue squads found no bodies during their operations in the Azerbaijani-occupied areas of Varanda region...
20:21
Blinken in Kyiv urges Russia to take peaceful path
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has called on Russia to take a "diplomatic and peaceful path" as an estimated 100,000 Russian...
20:06
199 servicemen and 21 civilians still missing after the 44-day War
The Department of Investigation of Particularly Important Cases of General Military Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee...
19:11
Snowstorm reported on some roads in Armenia
Snow is reported in Talin, Ani, Artik, Akhuryan, Ashotsk, Hrazdan, Sevan, Sisian regions and Stepanavan turns,  "Road Department"...
18:51
FM: Conditions on formation of the commission on the border delimitation between Armenia and Azerbaijan under discussion
"No commission on the border delimitation and demarcation has been created yet, and the discussions now focus on the conditions based on...
18:07
The Armenian side passed a package of proposals to the Russian and Azerbaijani sides - Mirzoyan
The Armenian side has prepared and submitted a package of proposals on de-escalation of the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border area,...
17:02
Baku’s anti-Armenian and genocidal policy has a clear chronology - Gegham Stepanyan
32 years ago, on January 13-19, 1990 a systematic and mass massacre of the Armenian population was carried out in Baku with apparent permission...
16:12
Turkey's “White Dove” - Today marks the anniversary of Hrant Dink's assassination
January 19 marks the 15th anniversary of the assassination of prominent Armenian-Turkish journalist, the editor-in-chief of Istanbul-based Agos...
15:08
World's oldest man dies at 112
The world’s oldest man, Saturnino de la Fuente García from León, Spain, has died at the age of 112 and 341 days, the...

Follow us and get updates!

Most popular articles

{"core.blocks.header.spell_message1":"Selected mistake: ","core.blocks.header.spell_message2":"Send a message about the mistake?"}