Magnitude 4.1 earthquake strikes in Aegean Sea



A magnitude 4.1 earthquake struck in the Aegean Sea in the early hours of Monday, according to Turkey’s disaster agency.

The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the earthquake occurred off the southwestern part of Crete Island at 02.26 a.m. local time (GMT 00.26) at a depth of 4.95 kilometers (around 3.07 miles).

The quake’s epicenter was 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Marmaris district in Turkey’s southern Mugla province.

*Writing by Ahmet Gencturk


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