Areas in the states of Hatay and Malatya, southern Turkiye, were hit by consecutive earthquakes on Monday.
According to the Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Agency (AFAD), the Hassa area of Hatay Province was subjected to a 4.7-magnitude earthquake, as the tremor occurred at a depth of 11.52 km. The Puturge district, in the state of Malatya, was also hit by two earthquakes measuring 4.5 degrees at a depth of 8 km. As for the second tremor, it was of a magnitude of 4.5, at a depth of 10 km.
On Feb 6, two earthquakes of magnitude 7.7 and 7.6 hit southern Turkiye and northern Syria, followed by thousands of violent aftershocks. The disaster, which centered on the state of Kahramanmaras, claimed the lives of tens of thousands of people and left huge material damage in 11 Turkish states.