Southeast Bulgaria Sees New Earthquake

Environment | January 24, 2011, Monday // 16:13|  views

A new minor earthquake occurred in Southeastern Bulgaria Monday afternoon after the region saw several similar tremors last week.

The new earthquake had a 3.4 magnitude on the Richter Scale, according to the Seismology Institute of the Geophysical Center of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

The epicenter of the earthquake was 170 km southeast of Sofia, and was felt in the town of Chirpan. There are no reports of damages or casualties.

Last week Southeastern Buglaria saw several earthquakes in the 3.0 Richter range.

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