Quake hits 123 km west-northwest of port city in Turkmenistan

by Reuters
Saturday, 7 June 2014 06:41 GMT

LONDON, June 7 (Reuters) - An earthquake with a 5.5 magnitude struck in Turkmenistan on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake was centered about 123 kilometres west-northwest of the port city of Turkmenbasy, or Krasnovodsk, at a depth of 12.2 kilometres.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. (Reporting by David Holmes)

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