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    The day before, a 4.2-magnitude hit the Sivrice region of Elazig Province in western Turkey at around 14:42 local time.

    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.

    The day before, a 4.2-magnitude earthquake hit the Sivrice region of Elazig Province in eastern Turkey at around 14:42 local time.

    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.

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