According to AFAD data, a 5.0 magnitude earthquake occurred in the Famagusta region of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus at 17.27.
Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya wished those affected by the earthquake fast recoveries.
Governor Yerlikaya stated on his social media account as follows:
“May our brothers and sisters who were affected by the #earthquake that took place in the #Famagusta region of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus recover fast.
May the God protect the Turkish Cypriot people from all kinds of disasters.
Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti’ nin #Gazimağusa bölgesinde meydana gelen #deprem 'den etkilenen kardeşlerimize geçmiş olsun.— Ali Yerlikaya (@AliYerlikaya) January 21, 2021
Allah her türlü afetten Kıbrıs Türk Halkını korusun.#KKTC @KKTCCB pic.twitter.com/XaSkC2hg2U