Magnitude 5.0 quake strikes southwest Turkey


ISTANBUL: An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 hit southwest Turkey at 2022 GMT on Wednesday, the US 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.


  1. The earth’s rotating slowly could have devastating effects on the tectonic plates, rain and ocean hydrology. our scientists and policy makers should ponder about these changes to our echo system which may be artificially created by nefarious terrorist governments undermining third world and specially Muslim counties. In Pakistan water shortages and wastages are not taking seriously as the bulk of the nation is busy elsewhere.

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