A little more than 9 hours after the M 7.8 there has been a M 7.5 earthquake approximately 90 km to the NNE of the M 7.8 epicenter at a depth of 10 km. Significant and widespread damage is likely. More aftershocks will occur.
A 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck southern Turkey on Monday at 04:17 local time (01:17 GMT) at a depth of 17.9km (11 miles). Hundreds of buildings collapsed in this earthquake, which was felt in four countries, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon and Israel.
A magnitude 7.0 earthquake occurred in the Molucca Sea south of the Philippines on Wednesday 154 km (94 miles) northwest of Tobelo, Indonesia. There are no reports of damage or injuries. There are no tsunami warnings.
A magnitude 7.6 earthquake occurred 426 km (264.7 mi) SSE of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia at a depth of 95.2 km with no reports of damage or injuries.
A major earthquake struck in the southwest Pacific Ocean at a depth of 27.7 km (17.2 miles) beneath Espiritu Santo, the largest island in the Vanuatu island chain. The epicenter was 347.1 km (215.7 miles) NNW of the capitol Port-Vila. A tsunami warning was issued for the region but was withdrawn a few hours later. There are no reports of damage or injuries.