The USGS has announced the powerful earthquake was of a magnitude 6.7. Other affected countries include parts of Syria, Georgia, and Armenia.
The epicentre of the earthquake has been confirmed to have occurred in Doğanyol, Malatya, Turkey.
Seismologists believe the quake originated 6 miles (10km) under the ground.
No reports of casualties or damage has yet been reported.
The quake is believed to have struck at 8.55pm local time (5.55pm GMT).
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