Earthquake jolts southeast of Turkey
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 23
An earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale occurred in Bodrum Province in southeastern Turkey, Anadolu Agency reported Jan. 22.
No victims or destruction was reported.
Turkey is located in a seismically active area and earthquakes that lead to loss of human life frequently occur.
The strongest fluctuations in the earth's crust in Turkey were registered in 1999 in the Marmara Sea. At that time the magnitude of the tremors was 7.4 and caused the deaths of about 18,000 people.