Massive quake of magnitude 6.9 rocks Turkey
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  • 22:25 24 January 2020

Massive quake of magnitude 6.9 rocks Turkey

A massive earthquake with a magnitude of 6.9 rocked the eastern Turkish province of Elazığ on Friday evening, APA reports.

According to Turkey's Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute, the quake struck Elazığ's Sivrice district at 8:55 p.m. (1755 GMT) from a depth of 10 kilometers.

According to initial reports, the quake was also felt across several neighboring provinces in eastern Turkey.

There are no immediate reports about damages or casualties due to the earthquake.

 

Faig Mahmudov

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