The earthquake struck the near the town of Sivrice in eastern Elazig province, the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency said.
The Kandilli seismology centre in Istanbul said the quake measured 6.5.
There was no immediate reports of any damage or injuries. Turkish media said the earthquake sent people running outdoors for safety. (AP) SCY
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