Magnitude 3.9 earthquake jolts Istanbul

Magnitude 3.9 earthquake jolts Istanbul
# 19 June 2021 17:50 (UTC +04:00)

A 3.9 magnitude earthquake occurred in Turkey’s metropolis Istanbul, said the country's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) on Saturday, APA reports citing Anadolu Agency.

AFAD said the quake occurred at 3.07 p.m. local time (1207GMT) and was centered at the Kartal district of the Anatolian side of Istanbul.

Its epicenter was 7.06 kilometers (4.38 miles) below the surface.

No casualties or damage have been reported so far, Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya said.

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