Magnitude 5.3 quake strikes Turkey's Antalya

Magnitude 5.3 quake strikes Turkey
# 05 January 2022 10:10 (UTC +04:00)

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake shook Turkey's southern resort province of Antalya early Wednesday, the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said Wednesday, APA reports citing Daily Sabah.

The epicenter of the earthquake, which took place at 6:21 a.m. local time (9 a.m. GMT), was the Alanya district, according to AFAD.

It took place at a depth of 39.52 kilometers (24.56 miles).

AFAD noted that there have been no reports of damage or casualties following the earthquake.

Alanya District Governor Fatih Urkemezer told Anadolu Agency that they are investigating if there has been any damage.

"The wardrobes and chandeliers were shaking. We woke up with horror and I ran to my children's room immediately," Antalya resident Mahir Yildiz told Anadolu Agency (AA).

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