72°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Wed
87°
70°
80%
Thu
86°
70°
60%
Fri
86°
70°
60%

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Deadly earthquake shakes eastern Turkey

5 years ago March 08, 2010 Mar 8, 2010 Monday, March 08 2010 Monday, March 08, 2010 8:06:35 AM EST in News
Source: Associated Press

Seismologists say there have been more than 50 aftershocks following a magnitude 6 earthquake in eastern Turkey.

Nearly 60 people were killed and another 100 were injured.

In the hardest hit village of Okcular, local authorities say homes were crumbled into piles of dirt.

Officials say a village near the epicenter "is totally flattened."

Some of the injuries occurred during the panic, when people jumped from windows or balconies.

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
5 Days
Radar
Today
Scattered T-Storms
84°
69°
Wed
PM T-Storms
87°
70°
Thu
Scattered T-Storms
86°
70°
Fri
PM T-Storms
86°
70°
Sat
Scattered T-Storms
85°
69°