November 22, 2017 / 9:20 PM / 19 days ago

Quake magnitude 5.0 strikes southwest Turkey

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 hit southwest Turkey at 2022 GMT on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicentre was 31 km (20 miles) southeast of Mugla province, a popular tourist region on the Aegean Sea, at a depth of 10 km, the USGS said.

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage from the quake.

Reporting by Robin Pomeroy and Ali Kucukgocmen; Editing by Robin Pomeroy

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