3.9 magnitude earthquake strikes Syria's Latakia

MENA

Published: 2023-02-10 12:34

Last Updated: 2024-02-23 18:24


3.9 magnitude earthquake strikes Syria's Latakia
3.9 magnitude earthquake strikes Syria's Latakia

A 3.9 magnitude earthquake struck Syria's Latakia Friday, according to the Syrian News Agency (SANA).

The National Center for Seismology reported that the earthquake occurred at 11:17 am west of Latakia.

Monday, Feb. 6, 2022, a 7.8-magnitude quake struck Turkey and Syria as people slept, flattening thousands of structures, trapping an unknown number of people, and potentially impacting millions.

Whole rows of buildings collapsed, leaving some of the heaviest devastations.

As of Friday morning, the death toll following Monday's earthquake exceeded 22,000 in both Turkey and Syria.