Topic: Earthquake

ISTANBUL (Combined Sources) — Rescuers are once again searching for people trapped under rubble in Turkey after another earthquake hit the country on Monday, February 20, killing at least six people. A 6.4 magnitude tremor struck near[...]

ISTANBUL — On Thursday, February 9, 2023, Patriarch of Istanbul Sahak II visited four Istanbul Armenian churches, Ferikoy’s St. Vartanants, Bakirkoy’s Dznunt Surp Asdvadzadzni, Yesilkoy’s St. Stepanos, and Samatya’s St. Kevork,[...]

ALEPPO, Syria — The 7.8 magnitude February 6 earthquake, with its epicenter in Turkey, killed at least 360 in Aleppo, Syria and wounded hundreds of others. As of February 9, over 3,162 people were reported dead in Syria according to a[...]

ISTANBUL (Combined Sources) — A powerful earthquake rocked southeastern Turkey and northern Syria early Monday, killing more than 3,400 people and injuring thousands more. The 7.8 magnitude quake hit at 4:17 a.m. local time in[...]

YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia/Azatutyun/ — The earthquake registered in Armenia on February 13 was the strongest after the 1988 Spitak earthquake, Head of the Regional Survey for Seismic Protection Sos Margaryan told a press[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — A major earthquake struck Yerevan and surrounding areas on Saturday, February 13, causing many of their residents to rush out of their homes. The earthquake measured at magnitude 4.7 at its epicenter 8 kilometers[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia has offered to assist neighboring Iran after a powerful earthquake struck the Islamic Republic’s northwestern region on November 8. An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 in Iran’s East Azerbaijan Province[...]