Earthquake Alert – U.S. Consulate General Istanbul, Turkey (September 26, 2019)

Location: Istanbul, Turkey

Event:  The U.S. Consulate General Istanbul received initial press reports of a 5.7 magnitude earthquake in Istanbul.  There are no reports of casualties or significant structural damage at this time.  Information on affected areas is available from Turkish authorities in English from the AFAD Website.

Actions to Take in the Event of Additional Tremors:

  • Seek secure shelter.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Notify friends and family of your safety.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.

U.S. Consulate General, Istanbul

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State Department – Consular Affairs:
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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