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Magnitude 7.0 Earthquake Strikes Aegean Sea, Killing At Least 27

A strong earthquake struck in the Aegean Sea between the Turkish coast and the Greek island of Samos as the magnitude 6.6 earthquake was centered in the Aegean at a depth of 16.5 kilometers, or 10.3 miles.

October 31, 2020

Members of rescue services with sniffer dogs search in the debris of a collapsed building for survivors in Izmir, Turkey. Rescue teams continue ploughing through concrete blocs and debris of collapsed buildings in Turkey's third largest city in search of survivors of a powerful earthquake that struck Turkey's Aegean coast and north of the Greek island of Samos, Friday Oct. 30, killing dozens Hundreds of others were injured.

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A member of rescue services with a dog, walks past a destroyed building in Izmir, Turkey. Rescue teams continue ploughing through concrete blocs and debris of collapsed buildings in Turkey's third largest city in search of survivors of a powerful earthquake that struck Turkey's Aegean coast and north of the Greek island of Samos, Friday Oct. 30, killing dozens Hundreds of others were injured.

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Damaged building are seen after an earthquake at the port of Vathi on the eastern Aegean island of Samos, Greece.

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Rescue workers and local people try to save residents trapped in the debris of a collapsed building, in Izmir, Turkey. A strong earthquake struck Friday in the Aegean Sea between the Turkish coast and the Greek island of Samos, collapsing buildings in the city of Izmir in western Turkey, and officials said at least six people were killed and scores were injured.

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Seawater covers a square after an earthquake at the port of Vathi on the eastern Aegean island of Samos, Greece.

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Members of rescue services search for survivors in the debris of a collapsed building in Izmir, Turkey.

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Rescue workers try to save residents trapped in debris of a collapsed building, in Izmir, Turkey.

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Seawater covers floods a square after an earthquake at the port of Vathi on the eastern Aegean island of Samos, Greece.

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Members of rescue services search for survivors in the debris of a collapsed building in Izmir, Turkey.

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Damaged building are seen after an earthquake at the port of Vathi on the eastern Aegean island of Samos, Greece.

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Rescue workers try to rescue residents trapped in debris of a collapsed building, in Izmir, Turkey.

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Members of rescue services remove a body of a victim from the debris of a collapsed building in Izmir, Turkey.

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Members of rescue services search in the debris of a collapsed building for survivors in Izmir, Turkey.

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People work on a collapsed building, in Izmir, Turkey, after a strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea has shaken Turkey and Greece. Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency said Friday's earthquake was centered in the Aegean at a depth of 16.5 kilometers.

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Rescue workers try to save residents trapped in debris of a collapsed building, in Izmir, Turkey. Rescue teams on Saturday ploughed through concrete blocs and debris of eight collapsed buildings in search of survivors of a powerful earthquake that struck Turkey's Aegean coast and north of the Greek island of Samos, leaving unknown numbers of dead and injured.

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Rescue workers try to save people trapped in the debris of a collapsed building, in Izmir, Turkey. A strong earthquake struck Friday in the Aegean Sea between the Turkish coast and the Greek island of Samos, killing several people and injuring hundreds amid collapsed buildings and flooding, officials said.

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Members of rescue services search for survivors in the debris of a collapsed building in Izmir, Turkey.

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Rescue workers try to save residents trapped in debris of a collapsed building, in Izmir, Turkey.

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A woman rests outside her home for fear of strong aftershocks as rescue workers try to rescue residents trapped in debris of a collapsed building, in Izmir, Turkey.

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