THE STUDY ONLINE
A 7.9-magnitude earthquake that struck near South-Eastern Turkey early on Monday has killed almost 300 people.
The deadly 7.9 quake's epicenter was around 60 miles (90 kilometers) north of Gaziantep, close to the Syrian border.
India is prepared to help the earthquake victims in Turkey in any way possible, according to Prime Minister Narendra Modi today.
An earthquake causes the Earth's surface to shake violently. The Earth's outermost layer is moving, which is what's causing the shaking.
Due to the movements of tectonic plates they slide over one another, there is a cause of orogeny which results in earthquakes
The magnitude of Earthquake is measured by Richter scale. The magnitude is expressed in absolute numbers ranging between 0 and 10
THANKS FOR WATCHING Follow "THE STUDY ONLINE" for latest Government Job Alerts and Current Affairs News.