5.6 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Northern Türkiye’s Tokat Province

An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale jolted northern Türkiye's Tokat province, according to reports from seismologists. The Turkish Emergency Management Agency (AFAD) confirmed the seismic event.

The earthquake struck around 18:11 local time, with its epicenter near the city of Sulusarai. Its depth was recorded at approximately six kilometers. Thankfully, there have been no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

This seismic activity comes shortly after Japan was rocked by a magnitude 6.4 earthquake on the night of April 18. The quake caused minor injuries to at least eight individuals in Aichi, Kochi, and Osaka prefectures, mainly resulting from falls. Strong aftershocks were felt in the southwest region of Japan.


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