Turkiye earthquake 2023

07/02/2023 19/05/2023


  • Hatay
  • Kirikhan

Equipment deployed

  • C/Ku-band Flyaway Antenna Systems
  • C/Ku-band Flyaway Antenna Systems


On 6 February 2023, at 04:17 TRT (01:17 UTC), a Mw 7.8 earthquake struck southern and central Turkey and northern and western Syria. The epicenter was 37 km (23 mi) west–northwest of Gaziantep. The earthquake had a maximum Mercalli intensity of XII (Extreme) around the epicenter and in Antakya. It was followed by a Mw 7.7 earthquake at 13:24. This earthquake was centered 95 km (59 mi) north-northeast from the first. There was widespread damage with casualties of 50,783 deaths and 107,204 injured.

Luxembourg deployed its emergency.lu mobile satellite platform solution in the Hatay province of Turkey, a second unit was provided to the Belgian B-FAST (Belgian First Aid and Support Team).

Staff deployed

Alain Lang
Portrait of Joe Beckius Joe Beckius
Portrait of Christophe Fumanti Christophe Fumanti
Portrait of Manu Bourg Manu Bourg
Portrait of Guy Wagener Guy Wagener
Portrait of Paul Hilbert Paul Hilbert

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