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Magnitude 6.0 quake hits off-coast of southwestern Turkey

10 June 2012 16:25 (Last updated 10 June 2012 16:55)
Magnitude 6.0 quake hits off-coast of southwestern Turkey

MUGLA

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck off the coast of Turkey's southwestern Mugla province on Sunday, the country's Kandilli Observatory said.
The observatory said the trembler occurred at 3:44 p.m. Turkish local time and it had an epicenter 19 kilometers beneath the sea floor off-coast of Mediterranean Sea near Mugla's popular resort town of Oludeniz.
The Mugla quake was initially reported as a magnitude 6.1 and the Kandilli Observatory later downgraded it. 
The quake was followed by two aftershocks with magnitudes of 4.9 and 3.6 
No damage or casualties were reported.

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