Maxar Technologies has released satellite images from the Turkish city of Antakya, which was hit by

an earthquake.

Photos shared by Maxar Technologies on Twitter.

The company notes that the pictures were taken on February 8.

These are photos of the areas of the city of Antakya in Turkey that were badly affected by the recent earthquake.

Photo: Maxar

"Damage can be seen all over the territory," the company clarifies, adding that a particularly large number of high-rise buildings collapsed.

We will remind, on the morning of February 6, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 occurred in Turkey.

An earthquake in southern Turkey killed more than 15,000 people and damaged a UNESCO site.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared a three-month state of emergency in the 10 provinces most affected by the earthquake.

The country also announced seven days of mourning in connection with the tragedy.

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