A 5.0 magnitude earthquake hit central Turkey late Sunday, The Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency of Turkey (AFAD) stated. No casualties have yet been reported from the area.
The epicenter of the quake was declared as the Çiçekdağı district of central Kırşehir province.
The tremor was also felt in neighboring Kırıkkale and the capital Ankara, AFAD addded.
In Turkey, earthquakes are scaled by Boğaziçi University's Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute. The observatory and AFAD keep record of every earthquake in and around the country.
Kandilli Observatory also offers a webpage
listing the last 2000 earthquakes that took place in mainland Turkey, its islands, territorial waters or surrounding regions.
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