İzmir Seferihisar Earthquake Current Situation 79 Dead, 962 Injured and 1136 Aftershocks

İzmir Seferihisar Earthquake Current Situation 79 Dead, 962 Injured and 1136 Aftershocks
İzmir Seferihisar Earthquake Current Situation 79 Dead, 962 Injured and 1136 Aftershocks

On Friday, 30.10.2020, at 14.51 o'clock, after the 6,6 magnitude earthquake off the Aegean Sea Seferihisar, a total of 4 aftershocks were experienced, 43 aftershocks over 1136 magnitude.

According to the information received from SAKOM, 79 of our citizens lost their lives. 962 of our 743 citizens who were injured were discharged and the treatment of 219 citizens continues.

Search and rescue work is currently being carried out in 8 buildings in İzmir.


A total of 7.828 personnel, 21 search and rescue dogs and 1.111 vehicles from AFAD, JAK, NGOs and municipalities were assigned for the ongoing response and improvement works in the region.

After the earthquake felt throughout the Aegean Region, field scanning studies continue in all provinces affected by the earthquake, especially in İzmir. Aerial scanning and image transfer studies are carried out by the Gendarmerie, Police and TSK with the support of JIKU, helicopters and UAVs.

After the earthquake, all Ministry and Provincial Disaster and Emergency Management Centers were on alert; Search and rescue personnel from 41 AFAD Provincial / Union Directorates were dispatched to the region. The dispatch of personnel and vehicles with 7 cargo aircraft belonging to the General Staff was carried out with 19 sorties. Search and rescue teams of JAK and non-governmental organizations were dispatched to the region. Coast Guard Command participates in search and rescue activities with 186 personnel, 15 coast guard boats, 3 helicopters and 1 diving team.

According to the information received from the Coast Guard Command, 22 boats sank after the earthquake, 23 boats and 1 land vehicle were rescued by the Coast Guard Command teams, and 43 boats were stranded. Rescue efforts are continuing by the Coast Guard Command.


In order to meet the urgent need for shelter, 3.545 tents, 57 general purpose tents, 24.382 blankets, 13.280 beds, 5.500 sleeping sets, 2.657 kitchen sets and 4 shower-WC containers were dispatched to the region by AFAD and Turkish Red Crescent.

There are 850 units in İzmir, including 120 in Aşık Veysel Recreation Area, 210 in Ege University campus area, 194 in Bornova Eskişehir Stadium, 152 in Buca Hippodrome, 90 in Buca Stadium, 248 in Seferihisar district Sığacık area and 1.864 in various points. tent setup has been completed. 2.038 tents are under construction.


Within the scope of nutrition service, 220.559 people / meal service was provided in the region. In addition, 34.698 hot drinks, 7916 cold drinks, 118.083 catering items and 68.414 water were distributed.

A total of 910 personnel, 256 from the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization and 1.166 from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, were assigned for damage assessment studies in the region.

269 ​​personnel from the psychosocial working group participated in the field work with 25 vehicles, and 522 people in 1.542 households were interviewed. In addition, 2 mobile social service center vehicles were dispatched to the region.

245 personnel including 32 riot police and 277 traffic personnel from the security and traffic working group were directed to the scene. A total of 279 construction equipment and 317 personnel work within the scope of technical support and supply.

112 vehicles and 234 personnel from UMKE and 835 Emergency Aid teams were assigned in the region. According to the information provided by the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, there is no negative situation in the communication infrastructure. A total of 3 mobile base stations were shipped to the region from 38 different operators and 30 of them were installed.


13.000.000 TL, Family, Labor and Social Services, by AFAD Presidency to be used in studies. Look. 5.000.000 TL was transferred by the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization, and 6.000.000 TL was transferred by the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization.


30.000 TL material aid per household will be provided to citizens who cannot afford their belongings for demolished or demolished buildings. The Governorships of our citizens who lost their lives in the earthquake started to pay 1 TL as of 2020 November 10.000. In the earthquake in İzmir, 13.000 TL for the owners of the destroyed, emergency demolished and heavily damaged houses, and 5.000 TL for the tenants who are in this situation will be provided with moving and rent aid. According to the damage assessment studies carried out in Seferihisar, partial payments will be made by the Governorship in proportion to the tradesmen according to the damage situation.

According to Turkey Disaster Response Plan, search and rescue, health, in order to run without interruption of support work, the Interior Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) in coordination with all the working groups, was activated by the 7 day 24 hour operation basis.


Damaged buildings in the disaster area should never be entered. Support should be given to infants, children, elderly and disabled people who may need assistance.

Developments and earthquake activity in the region are monitored 7/24 by the Ministry of Interior AFAD.

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