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Magnitude 4.8 earthquake shakes southwestern Turkey

Official data shows that the quake occurred at 3.30 a.m. local time at depth of 6 kilometers in the Aegean Sea.
12.10.2020 - 10:09

A magnitude 4.8 earthquake jolted Turkey's Aegean region early Monday, according to the nation’s disaster agency.

NO CASUALTIES OR DAMAGE HAVE BEEN REPORTED

The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the quake occurred at 3.30 a.m. local time (0030GMT) at a depth of 6 kilometers (3.7 miles).

It struck 173 kilometers (107 miles) off the coast of Datca district in Turkey’s southwestern province of Mugla.

A second earthquake with a 4.2 magnitude struck in the Aegean Sea at 3.44 a.m. local time, AFAD said.