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Moderate Quake Jolts Wide Area of Eastern Mediterranean July 13, 2012
Quake Map of Turkey
A sharp temblor centered Monday afternoon beneath the Mediterranean just south of Turkey was felt widely from Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories to the Greek islands of the Aegean.

In the Turkish coastal town of Kalkan, one panic-stricken woman broke her leg after jumping from a first floor balcony.

The shaking also prompted many people to flee outside as items were knocked off of shelves.

Tremors were felt most strongly along the Mediterranean and Aegean coasts in the Turkish provinces of Antalya, Mugla and other areas.

The 5.7 magnitude quake struck at 4:55 p.m. local time about 70 miles southeast of the Greek island of Rhodes at a depth of 35 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.