“The earthquake did not occur in the tourist area, far from it.

There are no Russian organized tourists in these regions,” she told RIA Novosti.

According to the interlocutor of the agency, ATOR does not have information about the affected tourists from Russia as a result of a natural disaster.

The Russian embassy also received no appeals from Russian citizens in connection with the earthquake in southeastern Turkey.

Earlier it was reported that at least 51 people died as a result of powerful earthquakes in the south-east of Turkey.

Turkey has declared the highest level of alarm due to earthquakes.