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In Antalya felt new earthquakes in the south-east of Turkey.

In Antalya felt new earthquakes in the south-east of Turkey.

New earthquakes in the south-east of Turkey were also felt in the resort of Antalya, but this did not affect the rest of Russian tourists, the governorship of the province said.

The authorities of the Turkish coastal provinces of Antalya and Mersin, after new earthquakes in southeast Turkey, urged citizens not to approach the seashore after new earthquakes in the southeast of the country, as there was a risk of rising water levels. There is no risk of a tsunami after new earthquakes in southeastern Turkey, the warning has been lifted, Vice President Fuat Oktay said later.

“Yes, there was a corresponding warning after the earthquakes, which we also felt here. This is a standard, such warnings are being made,” the governor’s office said.


According to the interlocutor of the agency, the earthquake in the south-east of the country did not affect the rest of tourists.

“At least, we have not received any reports of any panic and discontent. Russian tourists love Antalya and know that they are always welcome. Starting from March, our season begins, we hope that the influx of tourists, including Russian This difficult stage in the country’s history will be overcome,” the representative of the local authorities said.

The Disaster Management Authority (AFAD) reported two earthquakes in Hatay Province on Monday, three minutes apart and with magnitudes of 6.4 and 5.8. The province was previously visited by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, but at the time of the earthquakes he was in another province, Kahramanmarash. According to the latest data, as a result of new earthquakes, six people died and about 300 were injured. After the earthquakes on February 6, part of the streets of the city of Iskenderun were flooded due to rising sea levels.