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Turkey hit by 2 magnitude 5.3 quakes; 11 villages damaged

Two magnitude 5.3 earthquakes struck the Aegean Sea near Turkey’s western Çanakkale province on Monday morning, causing minor damage.

THE FIRST EARTHQUAKE WAS RECORDED AT 6.51

The first earthquake was recorded at 6:51 a.m. local time at a depth of 5.5 kilometers below the surface, while the second one was recorded at 13:58 local time, the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said.

It was felt in the neighboring Muğla, Aydın, Izmir, Bursa and Tekirdağ provinces, the Daily Sabah reported.

No injuries or casualties have been reported, but the earthquake caused minor damage to buildings.

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