Two moderate quakes hit Sea of Marmara

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.7 struck Marmara Ereglisi and the same region was soon after hit by another quake with a magnitude of 4.1.

Two moderate quakes hit Sea of Marmara

 

The Sea of Marmara was shaken by two moderate earthquakes on Wednesday morning.

According to a statement made by the Prime Ministry's Disaster and Emergency Management Directorate (AFAD), an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.7 struck Marmara Ereglisi, near the city of Tekirdag at 6:21 a.m. and the same region was soon after hit by another quake with a magnitude of 4.1.

The statement added that earthquakes are observed 24/7 in the region and that the epicenter of Wednesday morning's quake was 20 kilometers off of Marmara's Ereğlisi coast. There have not been any casualties reported in the quakes.

Cihan

Last Mod: 27 Kasım 2013, 16:01
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