Izmir Rescuers Pull Survivors From Rubble

A strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea on Friday shook both Turkey and Greece. Footage showed at least one person being pulled from a collapsed building in Izmir, Turkey.
READ MORE: Officials in Turkey say at least four people are dead in western Izmir province following the powerful earthquake that struck Friday along the Turkish coast and the Greek island of Samos.

From his Twitter account, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca also reported that 120 people were injured. He said 38 ambulances, two ambulance helicopters and 35 medical rescue teams were working in the province.

The European-Mediterranean Seismological Center said the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 with an epicenter 13 kilometers north-northeast of Samos and 32 kilometers off the coast of Turkey. The United States Geological Survey put the magnitude at 7.0. It is common for preliminary magnitudes to differ in the early hours and days after a quake.

Multiple aftershocks struck the region.
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