İzmir Seferihisar Earthquake Current Situation 114 Dead, 1035 Injured and 1.713 Aftershocks

İzmir Seferihisar Earthquake Current Situation 114 Dead, 1035 Injured and 1.713 Aftershocks
İzmir Seferihisar Earthquake Current Situation 114 Dead, 1035 Injured and 1.713 Aftershocks

On Friday, 30.10.2020, at 14.51 o'clock, after the 6,6 magnitude earthquake off the Aegean Sea Seferihisar, a total of 4 aftershocks were experienced, 45 aftershocks over 1.713 magnitude.

According to the information received from SAKOM, 114 of our citizens lost their lives. 1.035 of our 898 citizens who were injured were discharged and 137 of our citizens are still being treated.

In 17 of the 15 buildings in which search and rescue activities are carried out in İzmir, works have been completed and works are continuing in 2 buildings.


A total of 7.880 personnel, 25 search and rescue dogs and 1.206 vehicles from AFAD, JAK, NGOs and municipalities were assigned for the ongoing response and improvement works in the region.

After the earthquake felt throughout the Aegean Region, field scanning studies are continuing in cities affected by the earthquake, especially in İzmir.

After the earthquake, all Ministry and Provincial Disaster and Emergency Management Centers were on alert; support teams were dispatched to the region. The shipment of personnel and vehicles with 7 cargo aircraft belonging to the General Staff was carried out with 20 flights. Search and rescue teams of JAK and non-governmental organizations were dispatched to the region. Coast Guard Command participates in search and rescue activities with 186 personnel and 15 coast guard boats.

According to the information obtained from the Coast Guard Command, 22 boats sank after the earthquake, 23 boats and 1 land vehicle were rescued by the Coast Guard Command teams, and 43 boats ran aground. As a result of the works carried out, 22 of the 14 boats that sunk were removed from underwater, and 43 of the 40 boats that were stranded were rescued.


In order to meet the urgent need for shelter, 4.643 tents, 64 general purpose tents, 28.574 blankets, 17.456 beds, 9.260 sleeping sets, 2.657 kitchen sets and 4 shower-WC containers were dispatched to the region by AFAD and Turkish Red Crescent.

850 to Aşık Veysel Recreation Area, 120 to Ege University campus area, 215 to Bornova Old City Stadium, 194 to Buca Hippodrome, 158 to Buca Stadium, 90 to Seferihisar district Sığacık area, Eceler Park 120, Smirnia Square 285, Bayraklı Skate Park 110, 75. Yıl Parkı 50, Tepekule Mah. A total of 50 tents have been installed across İzmir, 248 of which are 2.490 to various points needed.


Within the scope of nutrition service, 369.645 people / meals were provided in the region. In addition, 84.284 hot and cold beverages, 155.125 catering items and 154.125 water were distributed. Works are carried out with 586 personnel and 42 vehicles.

A total of 910 personnel, 256 from the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization and 1.166 from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, were assigned for the work in the region.

425 personnel from the psychosocial support working group participate in the field work with 38 vehicles and 6.818 people were interviewed. In addition, 2 mobile social service center vehicles were dispatched to the region.

245 personnel including 32 riot police and 277 traffic personnel from the security and traffic working group were directed to the scene. A total of 259 construction equipment and 302 personnel work within the scope of technical support and supply.

112 vehicles and 234 personnel from UMKE and 835 Emergency Aid teams were assigned in the region. According to the information provided by the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, there is no negative situation in the communication infrastructure.


13.000.000 TL, Family, Labor and Social Services, by AFAD Presidency to be used in studies. Look. 10.000.000 TL was transferred by the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization, and 6.000.000 TL was transferred by the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization.


The citizens who cannot afford their belongings will be given 30.000 TL material aid per household regarding the demolished buildings. During the earthquake in İzmir, 13.000 TL for the owners of the destroyed, emergency demolished and heavily damaged houses, and 5.000 TL for the tenants who are in this situation will be given move and rent assistance. According to the damage assessment studies carried out in Seferihisar, assistance will be provided by the Governorship according to the damage situation of the tradesmen who were damaged in the coastal area.

According to Turkey Disaster Response Plan, search and rescue, health, in order to run without interruption of support work, the Interior Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) in coordination with all the working groups, was activated by the 7 day 24 hour operation basis.


Damaged buildings in the disaster area should never be entered. Support should be given to infants, children, elderly and disabled people who may need assistance.

Developments and earthquake activity in the region are monitored 7/24 by the Ministry of Interior AFAD.

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