Magnitude 6 quake hits Turkey's Mediterranean region 

  19 October 2021    Read: 200
Magnitude 6 quake hits Turkey

A magnitude 6 earthquake jolted Turkey's Mediterranean region on Tuesday morning, according to the nation's disaster agency, reports citing the Turkish media. 

The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the quake's epicenter was off the coast of the Kas district of Antalya province at 8.32 a.m. local time (0532GMT).

At a depth of 36 kilometers (22-mile), the tremors occurred 189 kilometers (117 miles) from Kas.

There were no immediate reports of casualties.

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