The M7.8 and M7.5 Kahramanmaraş Earthquake Sequence struck near Nurdağı, Turkey (Türkiye) on February 6, 2023.
Earthquake Activity in Turkey and Syria [Press Briefing]
On February 6, around 4:15 a.m. local time, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck south-central Turkey near the Turkey/Syria border. Just 11 minutes later, a magnitude 6.7 aftershock shook the region. Nine hours later a magnitude 7.5 quake followed.
This virtual press conference was conducted at 4:30 pm EST on February 6, 2023, to update the media on the seismic activity.