He is in Sanliurfa, Turkey, about 15 miles east of the epicenter of the quake.

At four in the morning he was awakened by the ground shaking.

- We stood in the doorframes, it was not possible to stand up without holding on, he says.

The apartment he lives in is on the third floor of a residential building.

After the first strong tremor ended, he went out into the street together with the other relatives in the apartment.

Out in the street they experienced the second strong quake.

- It was quite surreal.

Hear Jonathan Wyssbrod tell more in the clip above.