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3 earthquakes rattle Turkey's Çankırı

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Three earthquakes with magnitudes of 4.7, 4.8 and 4.3 struck central Turkish province Çankırı on Saturday as the tremor was felt in capital Ankara, witnesses said.

Three earthquakes with magnitudes of 4.7, 4.8 and 4.3 jolted the Turkish capital Ankara on Saturday.

According to the Disaster Management Agency (AFAD), the epicenter of two quakes on Saturday morning was Çankırı district -- 140 kilometers (87 miles) northeast of Ankara -- at the depth of 13.66 and 4.13 kilometers (8.4 and 2.5 miles).

The third earthquake in the afternoon also hit Çankırı district at the depth of 7 kilometers (4.3 miles).

Neighboring provinces also felt tremors and there were no reports of casualties.

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