Earthquake jolts Turkey

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Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 19


An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale occurred in the Turkish province of Van,

The earthquake occurred last night at 23:51 local time at a depth of 5 km, according to the Kandilli Observatory of Bogazici University and the Earthquake Research Institute. The epicenter was in the Akcift village, Van province.

The quake caused panic among local residents.

There were no victims or destruction, according to the preliminary data.

Translated by NH

Edited by CN

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