With further updated, six dead and 321 wounded. Rescue operations are underway in 17 collapsed building .70 to 100 people have been rescued.
Israel, Greece and France offer help. Erdogan, Greek PM talked on natural disaster encountered.
Social media photos show waves torrential sea water enter in Izmir flowing into streets, overwhelming cars and sweeping away furniture. People are seen running for their lives as the surging water breached sea defences and flowed into the streets
City dwelling units buldozed at least 20 buildings in Izmir, a Turkish city with population of 4.4million, are said to have collapsed, Mayor Tunc Soyer told CNN Turk. He further said 38 Ambulance 2 copter ambulance 36 rescuse team are put in operation and soon be health emergency.
With media reports trickling, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca tweeted that four people were killed in Izmir and 120 were injured when a strong earthquake struck Friday between the Turkish coast and the Greek island of Samos. Devastation has been seen across the city of Izmir. Loss of life may spike up with 20 multi story building collapsed in city of Izmir.
There is no report of loss of life and damage to the property,earthquake is of high intensity the loss and damage can’t be ruled out.
An Earthquake has struck off Turkey’s Aegean coast, north of the Greek island of Samos, officials said. The 7.0 magnitude tremor, about 17km (11 miles) from the shore, was reportedly felt as far away as Istanbul and Athens in Greece.
There was no word on casualties but images from the Turkish city of Izmir showed buildings that had collapsed
The quake felt across the eastern Greek islands, such as Mykonos and Kos, and tsunami warnings were issued to many beachgoers.
The mayor of Izmir’s Seferihisar, Ismail Yetiskin, has said the earthquake caused a rise in sea levels. “There seems to be a small tsunami,” he told broadcaster NTV.
Residents fled their homes, while some rockfalls were reported and a mini-tsunami surged into Samos. “The walls of some houses crumbled several buildings are damaged,” the island’s deputy mayor Michalis Mitsios was quoted as saying by public broadcaster ERT.
“It was chaos,” added fellow deputy mayor Giorgos Dionysiou. “We have never experienced anything like this.” The island’s airport was also closed as a precaution.
Greek civil protection agency told Samos’s residents in a text message to “stay out in the open and away from buildings”.
Entire gamut of loss of life and damage to the property can’t be ascertained however with splash brought devastation to city and Island adversely affected.
Magnitude 7.0 Dodecanese Islands, Greece .7.0 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Izmir,Turkey And Dodecanese Islands Greece
30 Oct 2020 11:51:26 UTC
30 Oct 2020 13:51:26 near epicenter
30 Oct 2020 15:51:26 standard time in your timezone
Location 37.897N 26.795E
Depth 10 km
14.1 km (8.8 mi) NE of N�on Karlov�sion, Greece
32.1 km (19.9 mi) WSW of �zdere, Turkey
33.5 km (20.8 mi) S of Seferihisar, Turkey
40.8 km (25.3 mi) W of Ku?adas?, Turkey
64.6 km (40.1 mi) SSW of ?zmir, Turkey