A magnitude 4.0 earthquake has struck Eastern Turkey at a depth of 9 km ( 5.6 miles), the quake hit at 09:08:46 UTC Saturday 29th October 2011.
The epicenter was 32 km ( 19.8 miles) Northeast of Van, Turkey
Estimated 575 Dead - 2608 Injured and hundreds more Missing
over 200 Prisoners have escaped after setting fire to their cells as the guards refused to let them out.
** Over 600 aftershocks since the Initial earthquake