Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) stated on Tuesday that a 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit the town of Kırkağaç, western Turkey at around 19:09 pm local time.
No information on casualties or damage has been reported so far.
#Deprem— AFAD Deprem (@DepremDairesi) February 18, 2020
Büyüklük : 5.2 (Mw)
Yer : Kirkagaç (Manisa)
Tarih-Saat : 18.02.2020, 19:09:22 TSİ
Enlem : 39.0846 N
Boylam : 27.8386 E
Derinlik : 6.98 km
Detay : https://t.co/Kuy62x9bEC@afadbaskanlik @trthaber @anadoluajansi
#Shaking detected— Xy5Z89🇩🇪 (@Xy5Z89) February 18, 2020
5.0MB #Magnitude #Earthquake reported.#Karakurt, #Manisa, #Turkey 12km deep
18.02.2020/ 16:09:22 (UTC)
GPS: 39.11, 27.82
by #emsc #Seismicportal
recorded by Seismograph #AKS pic.twitter.com/YKkR1atDB5
The tremors come two weeks after a strong 6.8-magnitude quake hit Elazig Province, affecting the neighbouring province of Malatya.
According to AFAD, 228 aftershocks of magnitude 4.0 or higher were recorded in the aftermath of the earthquake.