Southeast and Central Mediterranean Earthquake, Turkiye

Event:  Southeast and Central Mediterranean Earthquake, Türkiye (February 6, 2023)

There was an earthquake in the Turkish Southeast and Central Mediterranean regions with an epicenter in Gaziantep. 

Individuals in need of immediate, emergency assistance should call Turkish authorities using the phone number 112.

We suggest all citizens avoid damaged areas and do not enter damaged buildings until Turkish authorities deem them safe.

All inquiries regarding U.S. citizens impacted by the earthquake should be directed to U.S. Embassy Ankara at


U.S. Embassy (Ankara, Türkiye)1480 Sok No:1Cukurambar MahCankaya, Ankara 06530Tel: +90-312-294-0000Ankara-ACS@state.gov 

U.S. Consulate General IstanbulPoligon Mahallesi, Sariyer Caddesi No: 75İstinye 34460 Sariyer, Istanbul, Türkiye+90-212-335-9000ACS_Istanbul@state.gov 

U.S. Consulate AdanaGirne Bulvari No:212 Guzelevler Mah.Yuregir, Adana – TÜRKİYETel: +90-322-455-4100CA-Adana@state.gov 

U.S. Consular Agency 

State Department – Consular Affairs1-888-407-4747 or 1-202-501-4444 

Türkiye’s Country Page

Türkiye’s Travel Advisory 

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