Deadly earthquake hits Turkey and Syria

On 6 February, a huge earthquake (地震) struck southern Turkey and western Syria. The quake occurred around 4 o’clock in the morning, with a magnitude (震級) of at least 7.8 on the Richter scale (黎克特制). Two very strong aftershocks (餘震) occurred nine hours after the main quake, sending shock waves (衝擊波) across hundreds of miles in both countries. There was widespread damage and tens of thousands of fatalities (死亡). The quake …Read More