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Magnitude 4.5 quake jolts Turkish capital

Magnitude 4.5 quake jolts Turkish capital
Quake’s epicenter located 13 kilometers below surface, according to country's disaster agency

By Muhammed Nuri Erdogan

ANKARA (AA) - Turkey’s capital was rattled by a magnitude 4.5 earthquake early Thursday, the country's disaster agency reported.

The Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) said in a statement that the quake’s epicenter was 13 kilometers (8 miles) below the surface in Ankara’s Akyurt district.

It struck at 06.54 a.m. (0354 GMT) local time.

Ankara Governor Vasip Sahin later announced that there were no casualties or material losses.

*Writing by Ali Murat Alhas

source: News Feed
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