Second Light Earthquake in Southern Bulgaria within 15 Hours

Environment | January 14, 2011, Friday // 19:13|  views

A minor earthquake with a magnitude of 3 on the Richter scale was registered close to the city of Plovdiv in Southern Bulgaria on Friday.

The epicenter of the earthquake was 31 km east of Plovdiv and 9 km west of the town of Parvomay. The tremor occurred at 5:49 pm local time, according to the European Seismology Center.

Earlier on Friday, at 2.31 am, a light earthquake, measuring 3.1 on the Richter scale, was registered in Southeastern Bulgaria, near Yambol.

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