A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook central Turkey early Monday and was followed by another strong temblor.

Iran PressAsia: A 7.8 magnitude earthquake has shaken central Turkey.

The quake was centered about 20 miles from Gaziantep, a major city and provincial capital. It was about 16 miles from the town of Nurdagi.

It was centered 11 miles deep, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. A strong 6.7 temblor rumbled about 10 minutes later.

Details on potential damage or casualties from the quake early Monday local time were not immediately available. 219