Rescue teams working through the night pulled 45 people from collapsed buildings, Turkey’s disaster authority said on Sunday, as the death toll from a powerful earthquake in the country’s east rose to 35.
A magnitude 5.6 earthquake hit the southern Mexican state Oaxaca, close to Salina Cruz, on Thursday, the country’s National Seismological Center reported.
Ten years ago, Haiti was devastated by an earthquake that killed over 200 000 people and destroyed 250 000 homes.
Haiti commemorates the January 12, 2010 earthquake that killed hundreds of thousands of Haitians and 102 United Nations staff.
Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vazquez has declared a state of emergency after a series of earthquakes killed at least one person, toppled buildings and knocked out power to nearly the entire island of more than 3 million people.