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Turkey : Earthquake : 2005/06/06

GLIDE:  EQ-2005-000082-TUR

Duration 2005/06/06
Country or District Turkey
Name Earthquake
Outline A strong earthquake that rattled southeastern Turkey Monday has injured at least 37 people while causing minor damage to buildings. The quake's magnitude was 5.7. It was centered near the town of Karliova in Bingol province.
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Reuters AlertNet 2005/06/06
A strong earthquake rattled eastern Turkey on Monday, slightly injuring 37 people and causing some damage to buildings, officials said.

VOA News 2005/06/07
At Least 37 Injured In Turkish Earthquake

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USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
A moderate earthquake occurred at 07:41:28 (UTC) on Monday, June 6, 2005. The magnitude 5.6 event has been located in EASTERN TURKEY.