Unfortunately, today at 04:17 am Turkey experienced one of the biggest catastrophes of the last period. An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 occurred in the Pazardzhik region of Kahramanmarash. The earthquake that hit 10 different cities along with Kahramanmarash unfortunately resulted in the destruction of thousands of buildings. However, thousands of our citizens were injured in what President Erdogan called “the biggest disaster since the 1939 Erzincan earthquake.” According to the latest data, the number of people killed in the earthquake has risen to 1,498 people.

However, Turkey was not the only country to feel the earthquake in Kahramanmaras. Countries such as Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, and Egypt also felt the quake closely, and severe damage was inflicted in the respective countries. However, according to reports from abroad, an earthquake of magnitude 7.7 was also felt in Greenland, far from our country! Let’s look at the details together…

An earthquake of magnitude 7.7, the epicenter of which was in the Pazardzhik region of Kahramanmarash, occurred in 10 cities, including Kahramanmarash.

Due to the earthquakes and aftershocks that were effective in Adana, Gaziantep, Sanliurfa, Kilis, Diyarbakir, Hatay, Osmaniye, Malatya and Hatay, many buildings were destroyed, unfortunately, many deaths occurred.

Many foreign countries were also affected by the earthquake.


According to the news, 16 countries, including Azerbaijan, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Lebanon, Egypt and Israel, were among the countries that felt the big disaster in Turkey. On the other hand, more than 400 people are said to have died in Syria as a result of the Kahramanmarash earthquake.

A terrible earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 was also felt in Greenland, which is kilometers from our country!


According to information provided by the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, Greenland was among the regions where the earthquake was felt. In a statement made “Strong earthquakes in Turkey were clearly recorded by seismographs in Greenland and Denmark.” statements have been included.

In another statement made by officials of the institution, “Waves from the quake reached the seismograph on the Danish island of Bornholm about five minutes after the tremors began.expressions were used. In continuation of the statement, it was said that 8 minutes after the start of the earthquake, the tremors reached the eastern coast of Greenland, and then spread to the whole of Greenland.

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