5.2 Earthquake in Turkey



25.07.11.eZemletryasenie capacity of 5.2 registered on Monday evening in the European part of Turkey.

As reported seysmoobservatoriya Bosphorus University, the epicenter of the earthquake that occurred in 20.57 local time (21.57 MSK), located in the Marmara Sea in the province of Tekirdag at depth 8.4 km.

Quake was felt throughout the area of the Sea of Marmara, including Istanbul, sent to the local news channels.
Earthquakes in Turkey, much of which is located in areas of seismic activity, occur frequently. In August and November 1999 in the Marmara were two powerful magnitude 7.4 earthquake, which killed more than 17,000 people, RIA "Novosti".


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