Wednesday, Nov 13

Magnitude 3.9 earthquake caused panic among Istanbulities

Earlier Thursday, a 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck Istanbul and was centered in the Sea of Marmara at 1.59 p.m. local time.
27.09.2019 - 09:16

A magnitude 3.9 earthquake shook the Turkish metropolis Istanbul on Thursday, according to Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD).

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AFAD said a 3.9-magnitude earthquake centered in the Sea of Marmara hit at 23.20 p.m. (2020GMT).

The earthquake, off Silivri district, occurred at a depth of 7.2 kilometers (4.4 miles), some 21.2 km (13.1 mi) from Silivri.