Earthquakes in Turkey

This item appears on page 18 of the November 2019 issue.

On Aug. 8, an earthquake of 5.7 magnitude occurred near the town of Bozkurt in southwestern Turkey’s Denizli province. At least 23 people were treated for injuries after the quake. Thousands of homes and businesses were damaged throughout the region.

On Sept. 26, an earthquake measuring 5.7 occurred south of Istanbul in the Sea of Marmara near the Bosporus strait. Eight people were treated for minor injuries from the quake, which did not cause any major damage in the city.