In eastern Turkey earthquake magnitude 5.2

Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred on Wednesday in eastern Turkey

Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred on Wednesday in eastern Turkey, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 40 kilometers south-east of the city of Elazig, his focus lies at a depth of 10 kilometers.

No casualties or damage were reported.

One of the most devastating earthquakes in Turkey occurred on 17 August 1999 in the area of the Sea of Marmara. Natural disaster, according to official figures, killed about 18,000 people. Total damage from the earthquake authorities estimated at 8.5 billion dollars.

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