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    Magnitude 5.2 Quake Hits Near Western Turkey Coast

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    A 5.2-magnitude earthquake has struck near the coast of western Turkey, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre said Monday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The tremors were recorded at 03:51 GMT on Monday. The epicenter of the quake was centered 26 kilometers (16 miles) to the west of the Turkish town of Ayvacık and 156 kilometers (about 97 miles) to the northwest of Izmir, and hit at a depth of two kilometers (1.2 miles).

    No data on victims or damage, as well as no tsunami threat has been recorded yet.


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