turkiye syria earthquakeThe world was shaken on February 28, 2023, when a powerful earthquake struck the border region between Turkey and Syria. The earthquake, which had a magnitude of 7.3 on the Richter scale, was felt as far away as Beirut, Tel Aviv, and Amman. The epicenter was near the Turkish city of Hatay, just north of the Syrian border. The earthquake caused widespread damage and loss of life in both countries.