An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 occurred in central Turkey, reports the European Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC).
The tremor was recorded on Tuesday at 03:13 UTC (07:13 Armenia time).
The epicenter of this quake was located five kilometers from the Golbasi district of the Ankara Province, and at a depth of two kilometers.
To note, an earthquake of magnitude 7.4 occurred in Kahramanmaras Province of Turkey early Monday morning, as a result of which 2,921 people were killed and 15,834 were injured. The Syrian governorates of Aleppo, Latakia, Hama, and Tartus were also affected. There, according to the latest data, 711 people were killed and 1,431 were injured.
At approximately 14:25 Armenia time on the same day, another earthquake occurred with a magnitude of 7.6. According to Turkish seismologists, one of the most affected cities is Gaziantep.
Later, seismologists recorded three dozen aftershocks, and in the middle of the day—new strong tremors with a magnitude of 7.7. The earthquake was felt also in Lebanon, Iraq, Israel, Georgia, and Abkhazia, and small aftershocks were recorded in Sochi, Russia.