Turkey: Magnitude-4.6 earthquake strikes Aegean Sea

Alaturka Amerika ABD Haberleri

By Orhan Onur Gemici

ANKARA (AA) – A magnitude-4.6 earthquake struck Turkey's Aegean Sea, the country's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said early Monday.

AFAD said the quake occurred at 7.12 a.m. local time (0412GMT) at the depth of 37.57 kilometers (23 miles).

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The closest settlements to the epicenter were 17 kilometers away from the Mt. Athos region in northeastern Greece and 109 kilometers (67 miles) off the coast of Gokceada district in Turkey’s northwestern Canakkale province.

No casualties or damage have been reported.

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