Earthquake: Turkey shaken by tremors, 50 people injured, magnitude 5.9
Earthquake tremors were felt in a city in Turkey on Wednesday morning.
According to the information given by the news agency ANI from the National Center for Seismology,
A magnitude 5.9 earthquake occurred 186 km west-northwest of Ankara, Turkey at 6.38 am on Wednesday morning.
The depth of the earthquake was 10 km below the ground.
The earthquake injured 50 people and damaged some buildings.
The epicenter of the earthquake was in the city of Golkaya in Duzse province, about 200 km east of Istanbul.
The tremors were also felt in Turkey's two major cities, Istanbul and the capital, Ankara.
Turkey lies on top of major fault lines and is frequently shaken by earthquakes.
The city of Dujah in Turkey was affected by a powerful earthquake in the year 1999,
About 800 people lost their lives in earthquake of 1999 in turkey.