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Earthquakes, Dead Fish Causes Panic In Western Turkey


İZMİR – Doğan News Agency – “Locals in Izmir’s Tahtalı district are in a panic due to the appearance of dead fish in the area. Şaşal Village locals believe fire extinction planes, which are currently being used in the area for trial flights, are the cause behind the dead fish.

Many dead fish have washed up on shore around the village due to waves and wind, said locals speaking to Doğan news agency.

‘This is the first time that we have experienced such an event here. Sometimes the river basin becomes the area for test fligths. We think that this is affecting the current situation of dead fish.'” Source – Hurriyet Daily News.

4.4-magnitude quake hits western Turkey – “A magnitude 4.4 earthquake has struck Western Turkey at a depth of 35 km (21.7 miles), the quake hit at 17:10:10 UTC Thursday 3rd May 2012. The epicenter was 14 km (8.6 miles) East of Simav, Turkey. No Reports of Damage or Injuries at this time.” Source – Coming Crisis.

5.1-magnitude quake hits western Turkey – “A 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit the Kutahya province in western Turkey, the Istanbul-based Kandilli seismology center reported. The quake occurred at 6:20 pm local time with its epicenter in Tokat village of Hiharcik town in Kutahya, according to the seismology center affiliated to Bogazici University. The epicenter, with a depth of 3.1 km, was felt in some towns near Hiharcik and many citizens ran out of their houses in the province with panic.” Source – YNet News.

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