5.4 magnitude quake strikes Mediterranean Sea

Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) said an earthquake took place in the Mediterranean Sea off southwestern Turkish shores on Jan. 28.

In a Twitter post, AFAD said: ""#EARTHQUAKE: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 occurred at 18.38 [1538GMT] in the Mediterranean Sea off [southwestern] Marmaris shores."

Flights resume at Sabiha Gökçen Airport after plane skid off

Regular flight operations resumed on Jan. 8 at Sabiha Gökçen Airport in the Turkish metropolis Istanbul after a hours-long suspension a day earlier.

Flights began as of early on Jan. 8 as scheduled, at 6 a.m. local time (0300GMT).

At 6.30 a.m. local time (0330GMT), a plane from Dalaman Airport in Turkey's western Muğla province landed at Sabiha Gökçen.

Turkey Sells Two of Its Islands

Islands near the southwestern province of Mugla and western Balikesir have been put up for sale online, Sabah reports.

Karaca Island off the Marmaris district of Muğla is listed at a price of 210 million liras ($36.7 million), put on sale on Sept. 22 by Turkish businesspeople living in the United States. 

Strong Еarthquake near Rhodes Island, it Was also Felt in Turkey

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale has been recorded in the Dodecanese Aegean region, according to the official website of the European Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC).

The epicenter of the quake was 35 km southeast of the Greek island of Rhodes and 106 km south of the southwestern Turkish province of Muğla, at a 10km depth.