11:48 GMT20 February 2020
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    On 24 January, a strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit Turkey's east leaving 22 people dead and about 1,030 injured, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Saturday, citing the national disaster agency.

    A 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit Elazig province at 16:30 p.m. GMT on 25 January, the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute reported.

    According to the report, the epicentre of the quake was located at a depth of 7.2 kilometres.

    There have been no immediate reports about casualties or material damages caused by the tremor.

    Turkey is located in a seismically active zone and often suffers from powerful earthquakes.​

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