Turkey: A powerful earthquake shook Turkey today. The quake measured 6.6 on the Richter scale.
Turkish rescue workers said: “A strong earthquake shook Turkey today (Friday). The quake measured 6.6 on the Richter scale.
The earthquake, centered on the Aegean Sea, is 16.5 km.
There are reports of an earthquake in Izmir, Turkey. But there have been no casualties so far, the Turkish government said.
There have been reports of earthquakes not only in Turkey but also in Greece.
The media reports that tsunami waves have hit the Turkish coast.
So far, 18 people have been killed in last January’s earthquake in Turkey. More than 500 people were injured.
A previous earthquake in 1999 killed 17,000 people in Turkey.