Magnitude 6.5 earthquake hits Turkey’s southwest

File photo of People looking at a damaged car following a sea surge caused by an earthquake on July 21, 2017 in Bodrum, southwestern Turkey. (File photo: AFP)

An earthquake of 6.5 magnitude rocked Turkey’s southwestern city of Denizli, the country’s earthquake observatory said on Thursday.

It wasn’t immediately clear if there were any casualties.

The Kandilli observatory said the earthquake took place 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) underground.

The USGS said the earthquake had a magnitude of 5.8.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:54 - GMT 06:54