In defence of The Last Of Us Part 2 – Reader’s Feature

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Scenes from Izmir earthquake— Ouzo Papadopoulos (@DIAS) October 30, 2020 VIDEO — Footage shows building destroyed by powerful tremor that struck western Turkey— DAILY SABAH (@DailySabah) October 30, 2020 The extent of the wreckage seems commensurate with the size of the earthquake. According tothe US Geological Survey, an agency that monitors seismic activity around the world in real time, the quakestartedsix miles below ground and triggered extensive flooding in Izmir. US Geological Survey Location where the 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck. In an interview with local media outlet NTV,Izmir MayorIsmail Yetiskin said sea levels had risen following the quake: “There seems to be a small tsunami.” A video posted by the Daily Sabah, a Turkish news agency, showed floodwaters in a town near Izmir washing away furniture and other debris. VIDEO — A small-scale tsunami floods streets in the town of Sığacık in Izmir’s Seferihisar district after earthquake— DAILY SABAH (@DailySabah) October 30, 2020 Turkey wasn’t the only nation hit.The impact of the earthquake was also felt in nearby Greece, where two teenagers lost their lives on the Greek island of Samos after a wall fell in on them. Samos was also inundated with flooding. Fortunately, it doesn’t look like the island or the country has sufferedany further deaths. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to offer his condolences. “Whatever our differences” — a reference to Greece and Turkey’s decades-long history of conflict — “these are times when our people need to stand together,” he said. France has also offered immediate aid to both countries. Pakistan, Italy, Germany, and Canada also offered words of support. I just called President @RTErdogan to offer my condolences for the tragic loss of life from the earthquake that struck both our countries. Whatever our differences, these are times when our people need to stand together.— Prime Minister GR (@PrimeministerGR) October 30, 2020 Turkey and Greece are located on or near many active fault lines, so earthquakes are fairly common in the region. The area within 150 miles of where today’s quake struck has seen more than 29 earthquakes of a 6.0 or greater magnitude in the past 100 years. As Vox’s Umair Irfan has explained, earthquakes can quickly arise on faults like these: An earthquake occurs when massive blocks of the earth’s crust suddenly move past each other. These blocks, called tectonic plates, lie on top of the earth’s mantle, a layer that behaves like a very slow-moving liquid over millions of years. That means tectonic plates jostle each other over time. They can also slide on top of each other, a phenomenon called subduction. The places on the planet where one plate meets another are the most prone to earthquakes. The specific surfaces where parcels of earth slip past each other are called faults. The most recent major earthquake to hit Turkey occurredin January in the country’s eastern province of Elzaig, killing more than 30 people. The last earthquake of a similar strength to today’s quaketo hit Greece occurred in the Ionian Sea in October 2018, causing damage to buildings; no injuries were reported. But while Turkey and Greece are unfortunately used to dealing with natural disasters, that doesn’t make Friday’s earthquake, or the recovery efforts still underway, any easier. Help keep Vox free for all Millions turn to Vox each month to understand what’s happening in the news, from the coronavirus crisis to a racial reckoning to what is, quite possibly, the most consequential presidential election of our lifetimes. 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