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Magnitude 4.3 quake strikes Black Sea region of Turkey

No casualties, property damage reported, says governor

Ekber Turkoglu   | 21.09.2021
Magnitude 4.3 quake strikes Black Sea region of Turkey

TOKAT, Turkey 

A magnitude-4.3 earthquake jolted Tokat province in the Black Sea region of Turkey on Tuesday, according to the country’s disaster agency.

The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the quake occurred 14.3 kilometers (8.8 miles) below the surface in the Niksar district.

Governor Ozan Balci said the tremor continued for 10 seconds but there have been no reports of casualties or property damage.

*Writing by Ali Murat Alhas​​​​​​​

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