OREANDA-NEWS. European Mediterranean Seismological Centre reports that an earthquake of magnitude 4.7 occurred in western Turkey.

Tremors were registered at 2:43 UTC (5:43 local time). The epicenter of the earthquake was located 56 kilometers northeast of the city of Manisa and 89 kilometers northeast of the city of Izmir, at a depth of 7 kilometers.

On February 23, an earthquake of magnitude 5.9 occurred on the border between Turkey and Iran. According to the head of the Turkish Ministry of the Interior, Suleyman Soylu, as a result of tremors in the province of Van, 9 people were killed, at least 37 were injured. In the villages affected by the earthquake, several houses were damaged, some of them were completely destroyed.