Following the quake, tsunami warnings were issued but these were subsequently retracted.
Aftershocks are predicted for the next week.
Saratoga County residents reported being woken up by a loud boom that felt like a truck crashing into a building.
The small earthquakes were recorded by the USGS near Greenback and Sweetwater.
The earthquakes currently happening in the Cuba region are unrelated to the quakes off southwest Puerto Rico.
The 6.8 magnitude quake hit the Elazig province, which is around 340 miles east of the capital Ankara, at around 8:55 p.m. local time on Friday.
Local residents took to social media to report light shaking felt across the region, but no injuries or damage were reported.
Puerto Rico was hit by a 6.4 magnitude earthquake Tuesday which left one man dead and hundreds of thousands without running water.
Tuesday's earthquake killed at least one person and injured multiple others.
Estimated economic losses are as high as 1 percent of Puerto Rico's GDP.
Scientists watch rare event unfold after unusual seismic activity was recorded in the Indian Ocean.
The "Window Beach" is located in the Boca neighborhood of Guanyanilla, between Cerro Toro and Punta Ventana, Puerto Rico.
The earthquake was the strongest to hit California so far this year, according to the Southern California Earthquake Data Center.
The quake is the latest in a series of tremors that have struck the region in recent months.
The weekend's series of ground shakes—which the newspaper Le Monde described as "very light"—occurred on the third weekend of Strasbourg's famous Christmas Market, a seasonal attraction that draws 2 million visitors annually.
Some of the destruction caused by the 6.4 magnitude earthquake was captured in photos and videos shared online.
Mild shakes were felt across parts of the Los Angeles area following another earthquake in California in the early hours this morning.
The epicenter of last night's quake was felt 0.7 miles northwest of Pleasant Hill and three miles west of the Concord fault.
"The quake was 10 kilometres deep and was felt in most of Punjab province, some parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The worst hit was Mirpur, Azad Kashmir," said Pakistan's chief meteorologist Muhammad Riaz.
Last week, southern California felt tremors that measured 7.1.
Two strong earthquakes hit Southern California on July 4 and 5.
The region has experienced an average of 30 earthquakes per hour following Friday night's swarm.
The quake struck while a baseball game was taking place at Dodger Stadium, sending some fans scrambling for the exits.
The tremor is stronger than the 6.4 quake on the Fourth of July.
The U.S. Geological Survey recorded a strong aftershock less than 24 hours after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake that struck California.
California residents who experienced the 6.4 magnitude earthquake shared footage online of their experiences as experts warn more powerful tremors may be yet to come.
Yesterday, the region experienced its strongest earthquake for two decades when a 6.4 magnitude tremor struck near the community of Ridgecrest.
The tiny rumble registered a magnitude of just 0.9.
Fortunately, the earthquakes were not powerful enough to cause any damage or injuries on the surface.