Magnitude 5.0 earthquake shakes Turkey's west coast 

  03 October 2019    Read: 893
  Magnitude 5.0 earthquake shakes Turkey

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 struck Mediterranean sea, off the coast of western Turkey on Thursday, according to the country's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD), AzVision.az reports citing Daily Sabah.  

The quake struck at a depth of 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) at 7:44 a.m. local time (0444 GMT) off Greece's Rhodes island and 57-kilometer off Turkey's southwestern Muğla province.

The quake was felt in some districts of Muğla and in neighboring provinces.

Muğla Governor Esengül Civelek said no damage or injuries were reported.

Last week, Turkey's most populous city Istanbul was shook by a 5.8-magnititude earthquake, causing eight injuries and momentary panic across the city.


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