Magnitude-6 earthquake shakes Turkey's Mediterranean coast; no damage reported

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Associated Press

Posted on December 28, 2013 at 11:32 AM

Updated Saturday, Dec 28 at 12:03 PM

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A magnitude-6 earthquake has struck in the Mediterranean Sea, south of the Turkish province of Antalya. No damage or casualties have been reported.

The Istanbul-based Kandilli seismology center says the earthquake was centered some about 52 miles (84 kilometers) southwest of the holiday resort of Alanya. It was also felt in the neighboring province of Mersin and on the island of Cyprus.

The European-Mediterranean Seismological Center said the quake measured 5.9.

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