Powerful magnitude 5.8 tremor
Apowerful magnitude 5.8 earthquake shook Istanbul on Thursday, causing momentary panic across the city.
The Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) said the shallow quake struck the southwest of Istanbul in the Marmara Sea at 2:00 p.m. (GMT+3). The tremor hit at a depth of 7 kilometers (4.34 miles), according to AFAD, but the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said the depth was 11.9 km.
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