5.3-magnitude quake rocks Aegean Sea
İZMİRA pair of earthquakes shook Aegean Sea, western Turkey late on June 17, according to the country's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD).
One quake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale hit at 10.33 p.m. local time while a second one measuring 5.3 struck 17 minutes later at 10.50 p.m. , AFAD said on its website.
No casualties or structural damage have been reported so far.
Effects of the quake were felt in İzmir and neighboring provinces.
The earthquake came only five days after the region was rattled by a 6.2-magnitude quake which struck İzmir's Karaburun district at 3.28 p.m. at a depth of 22.98 kilometers (14 miles).