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On Sunday 10/23/2011, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hits Ercis, eastern Turkey.
At least 270 people was killed and more than 1000 people were injured.
This is a very powerful earthquake.
The quake struck at 1:41 p.m. (1041 GMT; 6:41 a.m. EDT).
The earthquake destroyed buildings and vehicle.
This is a disaster.