Earthquake of 5.1 magnitude hits Turkey's western coast - USGS

Text size Aa Aa

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 struck near the town of Canakkale on the Western coast of Turkey on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

It was not immediately clear whether anyone was injured. The quake struck some 20kms (about 12 miles) south of Canakkale, the USGS said.

(Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Writing by Sarah Dadouch; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

euronews provides breaking news articles from reuters as a service to its readers, but does not edit the articles it publishes. Articles appear on for a limited time.