Quake magnitude 5.0 strikes south-west Turkey

An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 hit south-west Turkey.
An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 hit south-west Turkey. PHOTO: USGS

ISTANBUL (REUTERS) - An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 hit south-west Turkey at 2022 GMT on Wednesday (Nov 22), the US Geological Survey said.

The epicentre was 31km south-east 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.

(This story is developing.)