A magnitude 3.8 earthquake hit Buffalo, New York, on the 6th, the largest earthquake in the area in 40 years.
(picture taken from USGS)
[Instant News/Comprehensive Report] At 4:17 a.m. local time on the 6th local time (9:17 a.m. Taiwan time) on the border between Turkey and Syria, a strong earthquake with a scale of 7.8 occurred, with a focal depth of only 17.9 kilometers. It was the largest earthquake in the region in a century On the same day, New York State in the United States was also not calm. A magnitude 3.8 earthquake occurred, the largest earthquake in the region in 40 years.
According to comprehensive foreign media reports, observations by the U.S. Geological Survey showed that a magnitude 3.8 earthquake occurred in Buffalo, New York State at 6:15 p.m. Taiwan time on the 6th, with a focal depth of only 3.0 kilometers. , There have been 24 earthquakes with a magnitude of 2.5 or more in the local area, of which this magnitude 3.8 earthquake is the largest earthquake in the region in 40 years.
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Many people in the area felt the tremors. Some people said that it felt like a car hit a house and made him jump out of bed. Experts said that in terms of the scale of the earthquake, 3.8 is not too big.
But that area is the old crust, and the efficiency of transmitting seismic waves will be more obvious than that of the sedimentary area.
The 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Turkey on the 6th was the strongest earthquake that the region has experienced in the past century. In 1939, an equally strong 7.8-magnitude earthquake occurred in eastern Turkey, killing more than 30,000 people. Another strong earthquake with a magnitude of 7.5 occurred at 24:00, which made the already severely damaged areas worse.
Data from the U.S. Geological Survey also showed that the earthquake was the strongest that Turkey has experienced in more than 100 years. In 1939, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake occurred in eastern Turkey, killing more than 30,000 people.