Flash news – Earthquake in Balikesir 5.7 at 17.01

The earthquake was felt from Bolu to Istanbul and all around that area. This is the second earthquake felt in Istanbul since a couple of days awakening fears amongst the population. More information will be given as soon as we are provided with them.

Edit 17:27: The center of the earthquake was situated at the Gemlik bay in the Marmara sea and was of 5.2 intensity.

2 Comments so far

  1. sven holmström (unregistered) on October 24th, 2006 @ 10:03 pm

    The quake a couple of days ago was the first I ever have felt in my entire life. Today another one.

    When it happened a few days ago I thought I had become sick at first, but then I saw the shadow of the lamp shield moving along the wall. We don’t have those things at home.

  2. erato (unregistered) on October 25th, 2006 @ 9:38 am

    we live with “those things” in the mediteranean… but we still get scared…

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