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4.4-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Turkey’s Goksun; no victims reported

A of magnitude 4.4 struck 6 km southwest of the Goksun district on Saturday, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

The epicenter of the it was found at 37.974°N and 36.448°E respectively at a depth of 7 km.

According to the USGS, the took place at 10:44:29 (UTC+05:30).

No casualties have been reported so far.

In the Mediterranean region of Turkey, the city and district of Goksun are part of the province of Kahramanmaras.

it is still dealing with the loss from the huge earthquake that struck the country and Syria in the first week of February this year.

A devastating earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale struck the south in the early hours of February 6 (4:17 a.m.), with an epicenter in the Pazarcik district of the Kahramanmaras province.

The earthquake affected the neighboring provinces of Adiyaman, Hatay, Kahramanmaras, Kilis, Osmaniye, Gaziantep, Malatya, Sanliurfa, Diyarbakir, Elazig and Adana, where some 14 million people reside, including some 1.8 million Syrian refugees.

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