A devastating earthquake has hit southern Turkey, northern and western Syria, and its tremors are shaking the eastern Mediterranean region.

A devastating 7.9-magnitude earthquake hit parts of southern Turkey, northern and central Syria, and parts of northern and eastern Lebanon at dawn today, with its aftershocks spreading to the eastern Mediterranean, leaving hundreds of victims and large numbers of people. destruction so far.

Below is a step-by-step tracking of the most important events:

  • Media: Historical citadel of Gaziantep destroyed by Turkish earthquake
  • Syrian deputy health minister: Earthquake death toll rises to 237 dead and 639 injured
  • Zakharova feels the earthquake in Baghdad
  • “Sooner or later it will happen.” Expert predicted devastating earthquake in Turkey 3 days before it happened (epicenter map)
  • Al-Assad chairs emergency Council of Ministers meeting to discuss devastating earthquake damage
  • An Egyptian artist talks about the difficult moments he experienced as a result of the earthquake
  • Russian Embassy in Syria: Damascus has not yet asked Russia for assistance in connection with the earthquake
  • Syria.. dozens dead and hundreds injured due to devastating earthquake
  • Lebanese Interior Minister talks about the consequences of the earthquake in the Eastern Mediterranean in his country

Turkish authorities report 76 deaths and 440 injuries in 7 provinces as a result of the earthquake.

  • Syria: 99 dead, including 50 in Latakia, and 334 injured in all governorates.
  • Disaster and emergency management in Turkey: There were 32 tremors since the earthquake, the strongest of which was 6.6 on the Richter scale.
  • Governor of Sanlıurfa, Turkey: 15 dead and 30 injured in earthquake
  • Syria… Casualties and destruction as a result of a strong earthquake that hit southern Turkey and the eastern Mediterranean
  • The aftermath of the earthquake in Turkey reached Jordan
  • Syria.. 42 killed and 200 injured in Aleppo, Hama and Latakia in undetermined earthquake
  • Turkish authorities report the death of 23 people and the injury of more than 400 people in the city of Malatya as a result of the earthquake.
  • Aleppo health director: 10 dead and dozens of injured arrived at Al-Razi hospital in Aleppo as a result of the earthquake
  • Egyptian Institute for Astronomical Research: An earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale hit the country
  • At least 8 dead in northern Syria due to earthquake
  • Erdogan: declare high alert and urgently send search and rescue teams to earthquake-affected areas
  • Video. Huge explosion and fire in Kahramanmaras as a result of the earthquake in southern Turkey
  • Video footage of great destruction from the earthquake in southern Turkey
  • In the video. Residents of Syria and Lebanon take to the streets after a strong shock as a result of the earthquake in Turkey
  • AFP: A 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit southern Turkey.
  • Reuters: An earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale has hit the eastern Mediterranean.

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