5 earthquakes shake Aegean Sea off Turkey's Mugla coast
1st quake occurred at 3.30 a.m. local time at depth of 6 kilometers
Five earthquakes jolted Turkey's Aegean region on early Monday, according to the nation’s disaster agency.
The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said a magnitude 4.8 quake occurred at 3.30 a.m. local time (0030GMT) at a depth of 6 kilometers (3.7 miles).
It struck 173 kilometers (107 miles) off the coast of Datca district in Turkey’s southwestern province of Mugla.
A second earthquake with a 4.2 magnitude struck in the Aegean Sea at 3.44 a.m. local time, AFAD said.
The Turkish agency reported another earthquake with a 5.0 magnitude in the Aegean Sea at 07.11 a.m. local time.
It said a total of five quakes -- three of them over magnitude 4 -- have occurred in the region since the first one struck at 03.30 a.m. Monday.
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