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Magnitude 5.9 quake hits northwest Turkey, inflicting panic


ANKARA, Turkey — A magnitude 5.9 earthquake hit a city in northwest Turkey early Wednesday, inflicting widespread panic however there was no speedy report of main harm, Turkey’s Catastrophe and Emergency Administration Presidency mentioned.

The earthquake was centered within the city of Golkaya, in Duzce province, some 200 kilometers (125 miles) east of Istanbul. It struck at 04:08 a.m. (01:08 GMT) and was felt in Istanbul, within the capital Ankara and different components of the nation. Not less than 35 aftershocks had been recorded.

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