In Samandag, where one was reportedly dead, residents said more buildings collapsed but most of the town had already fled after the initial earthquakes, reported Reuters. Following the quakes, mounds of debris and discarded furniture lined the dark, abandoned streets.
Visuals have emerged on social media capturing the moment a earthquake jolted the border region of Turkey and Syria on Monday, just two weeks after the area was devastated by deadly quakes that killed more than 47,000 people.
killed after Monday’s 6.4 magnitude quake, that struck a depth of 10 km, was centered near the southern Turkish city of Antakya and was felt in Syria, Egypt, and Lebanon.
A 40-second video shot on a car’s dashcam shows a blackout as soon as the quake strikes, with flashes in the sky and the ground shaking vigorously.
Another video shows a parked car shaking as the people around looked perplexed while assessing the situation.