The Hellenic Radio (ERA): News in English, 08-09-03
From: The Hellenic Radio (ERA) <www.ert.gr/>
 Moderate Quake Hit Turkey
Moderate Quake Hit Turkey
03 Σεπ 2008 10:35:00
Authorities announced that a 5,1 magnitude quake hit the southeastern
province of Adiyaman, Turkey on Wednesday. It said the quake occurred
at 05:22 a.m. (0222 GMT) with its epicentre in the district of Samsat.
There were no immediate reports of casualties.Officials said that
residents have panicked because deadly quakes hit Turkey often. In
November and August 1999 two quakes killed 20.000 people in the
industrial part North West of Turkey.
Translated by Sofia Gartziou