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Tremor Jolts Turkey

February 09, 1988|Reuters

ISTANBUL, Turkey — An earth tremor measuring 3.3 on the open-ended Richter scale shook the western town of Izmit, a Turkish oil refining center, but no damage or casualties were reported, the Anatolian News Agency said Monday. A meteorological station quoted by the agency said the tremor hit Izmit, about 25 miles southeast of Istanbul, on Sunday.

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