09:08 GMT24 February 2020
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    According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, the epicentre of the quake was located at a depth of 2 km 99 km to the north-east of Izmir.

    A 5.4-magnitude quake hit off Turkey's southern coast near the town of Marmaris, the country's Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) said. 

    Also, the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center (CSEM) has reported that a 5.2-magnitude quake hit off the Greek archipelago of the Dodecanese in the Aegean Sea.   

    Earlier in the day, the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul reported that a 5.1 - magnitude earthquake hit Turkey's provinces of Manisa and Izmir.

    According to the country's Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency​ (AFAD), the quake's magnitude stood at 4.8 on the Richter scale. 

    Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said that, according to preliminary information, no casualties or damage were reported in the quake-hit area.

    This comes days after a 6.8-magnitude quake hit Turkey's Elazig province, claiming the lives of 41 people and injuring more than 1,000. 

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