ANKARA, Turkey — A magnitude-6 earthquake has struck in the Mediterranean Sea, south of the Turkish province of Antalya. No damage or casualties were reported. The tremor was felt also in northern Israel, in the coastal city of Haifa and the surrounding area.
The Istanbul-based Kandilli seismology center said the earthquake occurred at 17:21 p.m. Saturday, and was centered some 84 kilometers southwest of the holiday resort of Alanya. It was also felt in the neighboring province of Mersin and on the island of Cyprus.
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Center said the quake measured 5.9.