Turkey Syria Earthquake: An earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale occurred in Turkey at around 4 am on Monday. This has caused havoc in Turkey. So far more than 550 people have died. The death toll is expected to rise further. Condolences are being expressed from all over the world on this terrible natural disaster. Meanwhile, a shocking claim has also come to the fore.
A researcher had warned about this terrible natural disaster three days before the earthquake in Turkey. The researcher had warned about this on his Twitter account. Now this tweet is going viral. Social media users are discussing the viral tweet. Users say that ignoring the warnings given by the geological or geology department can be serious.
Sooner or later there will be a ~M 7.5 #earthquake in this region (South-Central Turkey, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon). #earthquake pic.twitter.com/6CcSnjJmCV
— Frank Hoogerbeets (@hogrbe) February 3, 2023
3 days old tweet of frank hugger beats viral
SSGEOS Frank Hoogerbeits, a researcher working in the institution, predicted an earthquake on 3 February. This tweet of his is being discussed because the magnitude of the earthquake predicted by Frank Hoogerbeats in his tweet is almost the same.
He tweeted that in the near future, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake will occur in south-central Turkey, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon. Along with his tweet, he also shared a map showing the epicenter of the earthquake.
According to the United Geological Survey, the epicenter of this earthquake was about 14.1 km below the Earth’s surface. Like Turkey, Syria has also suffered a lot due to this severe blow. Many buildings have collapsed in the cities of Aleppo and Hama. Rescue teams have launched a massive rescue operation and work is on to rescue civilians trapped under the debris of buildings.
Prime Minister Modi expressed condolences
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his condolences on this terrible natural disaster in Turkey. Along with this, Modi has promised all possible help to Turkey through a tweet. PM Modi said that India stands firmly with the citizens of Turkey in this natural calamity. Modi said that we are ready to provide all possible help.