Turkey

Magnitude 6 quake hits Turkey's Mediterranean region

No immediate reports of casualties, according to Disaster and Emergency Management Authority

Gozde Bayar   | 19.10.2021
Magnitude 6 quake hits Turkey's Mediterranean region

ANKARA

A magnitude 6 earthquake jolted Turkey's Mediterranean region on Tuesday morning, according to the nation's disaster agency.

The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the quake's epicenter was off the coast of the Kas district of Antalya province at 8.32 a.m. local time (0532GMT).

At a depth of 36 kilometers (22-mile), the tremors occurred 189 kilometers (117 miles) from Kas.

There were no immediate reports of casualties.

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