Death toll in M7.0 earthquake off coast of Turkey rises to 79, says RIA Novosti
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According to the latest data, as a result of the earthquake, 79 people were killed and 962 were injured, the country’s disaster agency said according to RIA Novosti.
The temblor occurred at 1:51 p.m. Friday local time and originated at a depth of about 20 kilometers near Samos, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It also triggered a tsunami, causing some coastal residential areas to be inundated with sea water.
Source: Asia Plus