ANKARA, Turkey 

A magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck Turkey’s central Aksaray province, the country’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said early Thursday.  

AFAD said the quake occurred at 04.01 a.m. local time (GMT0101) and was centered in Aksaray. 

Its epicenter was 2.67 kilometers (1.65 miles) below the surface. 

No casualties have been reported so far.  

*Writing by Fahri Aksut

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