Eastern Turkey shook by 5.3 magnitude earthquake

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Sun, 2020-12-27 07:16

ISTANBUL: An earthquake with a 5.3 magnitude shook Elazig province in eastern Turkey on Sunday.
Turkey’s Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu tweeted there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
The quake struck at 09:37 a.m. (0637 GMT), Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Directorate said. It was felt in several neighboring provinces.
Turkey is crisscrossed by major fault lines and earthquakes are frequent.
In January, a 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck Elazig, killing 41 people in that province and neighboring Malatya.

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