Light Earthquake Registered in Bulgaria's Pernik

Environment | September 14, 2012, Friday // 15:15|  views

A light earhtquake shook Bulgaria's Pernik on Friday. Photo by BGNES

A light earthquake with a magnitude of 2.6 on the Richter Scale was registered in the western Bulgarian city of Pernik on Friday.

The earthquake occurred at 1:32 pm EET, the European Seismology Center reported.

The epicenter of the tremor was 22 km west of Sofia and 3 km northeast of Pernik, at a depth of 11 km. There is no data about damages.

On May 22, 2012, Pernik and the Bulgarian capital Sofia were rattled by an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8-6.0, which caused serious damages in the former.

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