Magnitude 3.7-earthquake rocks Aegean Sea

Magnitude 3.7-earthquake rocks Aegean Sea

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Magnitude 3.7-earthquake rocks Aegean Sea

A magnitude-3.7 earthquake rocked the Aegean Sea on Dec. 27, according to the data released by Boğaziçi University’s Kandilli Observatory.

Following a series of quakes in the Aegean, the quake, which happened by the Greek island of Lesvos occurred at a depth of 10 kilometers at 1:08 p.m. local time, the data showed.

There was no damage or injuries, according to initial reports.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.8 hit the Aegean province of İzmir early on Dec. 25.

The center of the quake was İzmir’s Foça district, but tremors were also felt in İzmir’s city center and the Karaburun district, according to the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD).

The quake occurred at a depth of around 11 kilometers at 8:13 a.m. local time, AFAD stated.

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake rattled the Aegean Sea early on Dec. 8, according to an official statement, and a magnitude 5 hit the Aegean province of Muğla late on Nov. 22.

None of the previous quakes caused damage or injuries according to reports.

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