An earthquake of 03.29 magnitude occurred at 4,9:3 in Izmir's Buca district. While there was no loss of life in the earthquake felt in the surrounding provinces, Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu, who went to the region, made statements about the earthquake. Minister Soylu, who said that the building stock in İzmir should be changed, said, “Thank God we did not lose any lives. Three of our citizens, who jumped from a height in panic, were injured. There are cracks in one mosque and about 20 buildings.” used the phrases. On the other hand, it was stated that 2.7 aftershocks occurred, the biggest of which was 62.
According to the information on the website of the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD), a 03.29 magnitude earthquake was recorded in the Buca district of Izmir at 4,9:14,47. While citizens jumped from the windows and balconies with the panic that occurred after the earthquake, the cracks in the buildings drew attention. Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu also made important statements on the subject. It was determined that the earthquake was at a depth of XNUMX kilometers.
According to the statement made by the Kandilli Observatory, the depth of the earthquake was announced as 4.5 km. While two of our citizens were injured in the earthquake, a mosque minaret was also damaged. On the other hand, it was stated that 2.7 aftershocks occurred, the biggest of which was 62.
MINISTER SOYLU MADE A STATEMENT REGARDING THE EARTHQUAKE IN BUCA
Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu stated that after the 4,9-magnitude earthquake that occurred in the Buca district of İzmir, no loss of life has been reported so far.
Soylu shared on his Twitter account, “There has been no loss of life so far in the 03.29-magnitude earthquake that took place in İzmir Buca at 4,9. Two of our citizens were injured as a result of panic jumping, and a mosque minaret was damaged.” used the phrase.
Stating that the public will be informed as the developments occur, Soylu conveyed his wishes of getting well soon.
“3 PEOPLE INJURED BY JUMPING FROM HEIGHT”
Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu came to Izmir after the earthquake that occurred in Izmir. Minister Soylu, who came to the region due to the destruction of the Selahattinoğlu Mosque minaret in Konak district; İzmir Governor Yavuz Selim Köşger made investigations with AK Party Deputy Chairman Hamza Dağ and AFAD officials, and wished the citizens to get well soon.
Making a statement here, Minister Soylu said, “This building stock needs to be changed as soon as possible. God forbid, if we encounter an expected earthquake in İzmir in such a building stock, it seems that we may face a more troublesome process. It can create bigger problems and costs that will hurt us and upset our country. From this point of view, after seeing the building stock here, we need to sit down once again and make an assessment about İzmir together.”
Providing information about the earthquake, Minister Soylu said, “A 03.29 magnitude earthquake occurred in İzmir around 4.9 at midnight. It occurred at a depth of 14.4 kilometers in the study carried out by our General Directorate of Earthquake and Risk Reduction. Our relevant departments in both Izmir and Ankara made their evaluations. 3 of our citizens were injured by jumping. One is in serious condition. It is currently being intervened. A total of 31 citizens applied to hospitals due to panic. We will also go to Buca. Thank God there is no loss of life, but there are cracks and some damage in about 20 buildings. We will make a determination on this matter,” he said.
A MOSQUE MINERAL DESTROYED IN KONAK”
Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Tunç Soyer In a statement on his social media account, he noted that all firefighters were on patrol and said, “The minaret of one of our mosques in Konak was destroyed. According to our initial findings, there is no major damage.” used the phrases.