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Turkey, Iran – Earthquake (ECHO 23 Feb 2020)
23 Feb 2020  02:00 UTC.


  • A 5.9 Magnitude earthquake at a depth of 5.22 kilometres hit the Turkey – Iran border region, at 5:53 UTC. Approximately 3 000 people were exposed to very strong shaking and 1 790 000 people to strong shaking.
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