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6.0-magnitude earthquake in Düzce, Turkey: It was also felt in Istanbul and surrounding cities

Turkish Kandilli Observatory announced that an earthquake of 6.0 magnitude occurred in Düzce Sarıdere - Gölyaka center. The depth of the earthquake, which took place at 04:08, was measured as 10.6 kilometers. Düzce Mayor Faruk Özlü noted that the electricity was cut off in the province. After the 6.0 magnitude earthquake, there were 138 aftershocks, the largest of which was 4.3. AFAD announced that the number of people injured in the earthquake increased to 80. .

It was felt in Düzce, Bolu, Ankara, Eskişehir, Kütahya, Bursa, Kocaeli, Istanbul, Edirne provinces and districts. Citizens woke up in the streets.

A person who had a heart attack after the earthquake died in the hospital he was taken to.

Ekrem İmamoğlu, Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, said, "Our only wish is that the earthquake felt in Istanbul and the surrounding provinces did not harm any of our citizens. Get well soon. We follow the developments in all the provinces where he is present. Get well soon." he shared.

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