An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale occurred in Kulu, which is a border district of Konya to Ankara, according to the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD). The earthquake took place at 02:14, at a depth of 7.86 kilometers. The surrounding districts felt the tremor, but initial reports suggest that there were no casualties, injuries, or structural damage.
The earthquake caused temporary panic among residents, who rushed outside of their homes following the tremor. However, the situation quickly stabilized as officials assured residents that there was no danger.
Although earthquakes are not uncommon in Turkey, the country is equipped with advanced technological systems to monitor seismic activity and coordinate emergency response efforts when necessary. The AFAD quickly responded to the situation, and the relevant authorities are continuing to monitor the situation.
Despite the fact that there were no casualties or serious damage this time, earthquakes can be unpredictable and can occur at any time. As such, it is important for residents of areas prone to seismic activity to remain vigilant and be prepared for any emergency situation that may arise.