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Moderate quake shakes Turkey, no damage

A moderate earthquake shook Turkey's Aegean port city of Izmir on Monday.

india Updated: Jun 12, 2006 15:46 IST

A moderate earthquake shook Turkey's Aegean port city of Izmir on Monday, a seismology centre said. There were no reports of any damage or injuries.

The quake, with a preliminary magnitude of 4.2, was centred in the Aegean sea, just off the town of Seferihisar, some 60 kilometers from Izmir, the Istanbul-based Kandilli Observatory said. It struck at 11.07 am.

Earthquakes are frequent in Turkey which lies on active fault lines.

First Published: Jun 12, 2006 15:46 IST