03:43 GMT28 January 2021
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    This year, the country suffered several serious tremors, especially in the west of the nation, with a major quake hitting the Aegean Sea in October, ravaging the city of Izmir and claiming 116 lives in Turkey alone.

    According to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), an earthquake has occurred in eastern Turkey at a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles), with the epicentre located 10 kilometres from the city of Sivrice in Elazıg Province. EMSC initially reported the magnitude as 6.4, but later revised the information.

    Eyewitnesses have shared several videos, allegedly showing how buildings in the area trembled.

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