Turkey's Izmir hit with magnitude 7.0 earthquake | DW News

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Turkey has been struck by a powerful earthquake off its Aegean coast, causing buildings to collapse in the coastal city of Izmir. The quake's epicenter was north of the Greek island of Samos, with the US Geological Survey putting it at a magnitude of 7.0. Tremors were felt as far away as Athens and Istanbul. In Izmir, social media footage showed a collapsed building. There are no immediate reports of casualties.

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I hope the best for Turkey from Greece🇬🇷🇹🇷

Author — Angelos giannis Kritikos


We pray the safety of Turkey.
from Japan. 🙏☪️🇹🇷☪️

Author — ice heart


Condolences to Turkey from Ireland
God bless you all, have peace

Author — iWot


Prayers for the people of Turkey from Canada.

Author — Lynda Smith


I am a Japanese and I have lived and studied in Izmir. I express my deepest sympathy and sincerest condolences to Izmir over the loss of life and large-scale destruction wrought by the magnitude 7.0 earthquake. My thoughts are with you.

Author — Runta Seki


A biggest hug from Italy at turkish people, my hearth is so sad about that terrible tragedy 🇮🇹 🇹🇷

Author — Adriano Giorgini


Maybe we are not good neighbors, but at times like this, we should take care of one of us. pray turkey from greece

Author — Caelia


The Turkish and Greek people are friends no matter the past and modern politics. May we both be spared of suffering and help one another. 🇬🇷🇹🇷

Author — Rob Chelms


Politicians have a bad relationship together but we shouldn't let them to divide us just like that. We are all human after all.

Author — Harper Andrea


I'm really sad. But I believe that Turkey will be able to recover soon. I support you from afar. From Japan🇯🇵

Author — 32 TKY


We are shocked about the horrible events that happened in Turkey and Greece. Be strong and keep believing. Love Greece and Turkey from Japan 🇯🇵

Author — ほの


Turkey and Greece are brother, but politicians are bad.🇹🇷🇬🇷🇦🇿🇨🇾

Author — Lets Go


I hope everyone is safe on both Greek and Turkish side. My prayers go out to everyone. From Turkey 🇬🇷🇹🇷 take care!

Author — Dilara xx


Turkey is earthquake country and is not the first time. Turkey is a great country and the people are very brave .Condolences Stay safe and strong Turkey from Canada

Author — effat bahrami


Condolences to turkey and Greece



Pray for Turkey, Stay safe all.. Lot of prayers from India 🇮🇳

Author — mahesh mohan


Devletin yapacağı en iyi şey, japonya'dan mühendis getirmesi olur. Adamların yaptığı binalara, 9.0 depremi bile işlemiyor.

Author — Fyodor Dostoyevski


Shame on who declare here political/religious hate upon innocent sufferers. Your humanity died indeed. Shame on you in the name of humanity. The only thing under wrecks is your humanity.



All condolences to the Turkish brothers from Iran
God have mercy on them and their family patience 🇮🇷 🇹🇷

Author — ايرانيه شهزنان کرمانشاهی


I remember when I was a child growing up in Greece and we had that terrible earthquake in 1999 and Turkey helped give us aid to recover from the damage. The good outweighs the bad always. Stay safe and well Izmir.

Author — Theo