Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Rattles Sea of Marmara, Felt in Istanbul and Bursa

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck the Sea of Marmara, causing tremors that were felt in both Istanbul and Bursa, TuraNews.kz reports citing TRT.

The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) revealed that the epicenter was located at a depth of 5.1 km in the Bursa province in the southern region of the Sea of Marmara. The tremors reverberated across various areas in Istanbul and Bursa.

Fortunately, there have been no reports of damage or casualties resulting from the earthquake, providing a measure of relief in the affected regions. Authorities are closely monitoring the situation to ensure the safety and well-being of residents in the aftermath of this seismic activity.


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