Strong earthquake hits Turkey’s İzmir

Strong earthquake hits Turkey’s İzmir

İZMİR
Strong earthquake hits Turkey’s İzmir

An earthquake with a magnitute 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.

There was no damage or injuries according to initial reports.

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