4.8 quake shakes Black Sea
KOCAELİAn earthquake with a magnitude of 4.8 magnitude struck Black Sea on Oct. 15 and was felt in Istanbul.
There were no reports of casualties or serious material damages.
The epicenter of the quake, which took place at 11:18 a.m. was 11.4 kilometers below the Earth’s surface and occurred 192 kilometers northeast of Istanbul.
Some local residents in the Kandıra district of the northwestern province of Kocaeli reportedly went outside their residences after panicking during the moments of the quake.
Meanwhile, the 4.8 magnitude quake was also felt in Istanbul.