Earthquake of magnitude 6 strikes western Turkiye region, tremors felt in Istanbul, Ankara

An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 struck Western Turkiye region on Wednesday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said, reports.

While the earthquake struck the Turkish city of Düzce, the tremors were felt as far away as Istanbul and Ankara.

The quake was at a depth of 2 km (1.24 miles), EMSC said.

Details about the damage or casualties were not known immediately after the earthquake. Duzce Mayor Faruk Özlü said power was out in parts of the city and internet services were disrupted, according to the local reports.

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