by Michael J. Shapiro | June 15, 2012

The Turkish government issued a statement Friday to assure travelers that the tourist destination of Fethiye is safe in the wake of Sunday's earthquake. A magnitude 5.8-6.0 quake struck the region on the Aegean Sea on June 10. No serious damage or deaths occurred, but according to local reports there was some panic regarding the possibility of a tsunami. No warnings have been issued, however, nor have authorities announced any travel restrictions. All flights and tours are operating on schedule, according to the government statement, and all services are operational.