4.8 Magnitude Earthquake Was Registered in Izmir

Environment | August 8, 2019, Thursday // 15:19|  views


Earthquake with a 4.8 magnitude on the Richter scale was registered earlier today in Izmir province. The earthquake occurred at 11:39 a.m.

The epicentre of the quake was about at a depth of 18.5 km  near Seferihisar city, located near the Kusadasi Bay, Izmir Region, BNR reported.

The earthquake was felt strongly in the port city of Izmir and many panic-stricken people left their homes and work places.

AFAD's Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Service said it was being checked for injured people and material damages.

Tags: Izmir, Earthquake, turkey


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