EAST BRUNSWICK - After a 7.2-magnitude earthquake shook Eastern Turkey today, at least 200 people are confirmed dead and hundreds more are injured or still missing.

Family and friends in New Jersey are keeping a close eye on any news and contacting loved ones that are in Turkey and say they wish they were there to help.

Officials say the earthquake occurred near the boarder of Armenia.

There are rescue crews in Turkey that are continuing to look for people trapped underneath the rubble.