Light Earthquake Registered in SW Bulgaria

Environment | June 21, 2012, Thursday // 09:03|  views

The epicenter of the latest earthquake in Bulgaria is located 4 km west of the town of Simitli. File photo

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.5 points on the Richter scale has been registered in southwestern Bulgaria Thursday morning.

According to the European Seismology Center, the quake had an epicenter with a depth of 2 km and was followed by several lighter aftershocks. The epicenter is located 4 km west of the town of Simitli, 90 km southwest from the capital Sofia, and 17 km south of the city of Blagoevgrad.

There are no reports of casualties or damage.

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