Earthquakes Felt in Antakya, Egypt, and Lebanon
Two Reuters witnesses reported a strong quake and further damage to buildings in central Antakya, where it was centered. The quake was also felt in Egypt and Lebanon.
Tremor Strikes at a Depth of 2 km
The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported that the tremor struck at a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles).
Rescue Teams Check for Casualties
Turkish rescue teams ran around after the latest quake, checking for casualties.
Panic in Antakya
Muna Al Omar, a resident, was in a tent in a park in central Antakya when the earthquake hit. "I thought the earth was going to split open under my feet," she said. The resident was crying as she held her 7-year-old son in her arms and asked, "Is there going to be another aftershock?"
The Aftermath of Feb. 6 Earthquakes
The two larger earthquakes that hit on Feb. 6, which also affected neighboring Syria, left over a million homeless and resulted in far more than the latest official tally of 46,000 deaths in both countries.