Magnitude 5.1 earthquake hits Aegean Sea near Turkey - ednews.net

18 January, Tuesday

Magnitude 5.1 earthquake hits Aegean Sea near Turkey

Quake occurs off Izmir's coast, no casualties reported so far

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A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck the Aegean Sea early Tuesday, according to Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD).
 
The quake occurred in the western Izmir province at 7 a.m. (0400 GMT) local time, AFAD said.
 
The epicenter of the quake was 56.18 kilometers (34.90 miles) from Urla district, with a depth of 3.97 kilometers (2.46 miles).
 
AFAD also reported that a magnitude 4.3 aftershock was recorded. The aftershock reportedly occurred at a depth of 7.16 kilometers (4.44 miles).
 
No casualties have been reported so far.

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