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Twin quakes rocks Turkish capital

Two earthquakes, the strongest registering a preliminary magnitude of 4.8, rocked Turkey's capital Ankara in the early hours.
14.09.2019 - 11:06

Various shots from central Cankiri province after two earthquakes with magnitudes of 4.7 and 4.8 jolted the Turkish capital Ankara on Saturday morning.


According to the Disaster Management Agency (AFAD), the epicenter of the quakes was Cankiri district -- 140 kilometers (87 miles) northeast of Ankara -- at the depth of 13.66 and 4.13 kilometers (8.4 and 2.5 miles).

Neighboring provinces also felt tremors quakes and there were no reports of casualties.