Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec.25 / Trend, A.Taghiyeva /
An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale took place in the Turkish part of the Aegean Sea on Tuesday, TRT Haber TV channel reported on Tuesday.
Turkey is located in a seismically active zone. The most powerful vibrations of the earth's crust in this country occurred in the Marmara Sea in 1999. The magnitude of the tremors was 7.4. About 18,000 people were killed in the earthquake.