Magnitude 5.1 earthquake shakes Turkey’s Hatay province


YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 17, ARTSAKHPRESS. A magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit Turkey’s Hatay province late Thursday, ten days since the catastrophic earthquakes which killed over 40,000 people in Turkey and Syria.

The epicenter of the new quake was the Mediterranean Sea, some 6 kilometers away from Arsuz, at a depth of 9.26 kilometers, Turkish media reported citing the Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD).

Hatay Governor Rahmi Doğan told Anadolu news agency that they haven’t received any reports about destructions following the new quake.

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