At 14:51 local time on 30/10/2020, an earthquake of M 6.6 (Interior Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency) shook the third biggest city Izmir at a depth of 16.56 km.
It is reported that there are 24 ex and more than 804 wounded victims.
AKUT Emergency Management Immediately began monitoring developments as they unfolded, and the decision was made to deploy.
AKUT is participating in the search and rescue effort with 12 teams, 153 personnel and 3 search dogs at 4 different sites. AKUT extricated 7 living victims up until now.