Pressure drops caused a sudden displacement of the coastline of the Marmara Sea in Istanbul
Istanbul, Turkey, 14 February 2023, 01:48 — REGNUM In Turkey, a displacement of the coastline of the Sea of Marmara was recorded in the Avcilar region of Istanbul province in Turkey. The water receded by 15-20 meters and exposed the rocks, the Kandilli Observatory reported.
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They called the reason that the sea receded, pressure drops. Seismic activity did not affect the movement of the coastline, meteorologists are sure. They emphasized that such phenomena occur regardless of earthquakes.
Video footage from drones has been published in the media, which shows that the bottom of the Sea of Marmara is partially exposed, the water has gone.
As reported IA REGNUM, On February 6, two earthquakes hit Turkey, killing more than 20,000 people. A series of tremors occurred in 11 provinces of the country.