4.8 magnitude quake shakes Turkey

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
August 12, 2010 08:04




ANKARA, Turkey — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.8 struck a town in western Turkey Thursday, but there are no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The Istanbul-based Kandilli seismology center says the quake occurred at 5:23 a.m. (0223 GMT) Thursday, in the town of Balya, in Balikesir province.


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