3-Magnitude Earthquake Registered near Bulgaria's Dospat

Environment | August 30, 2013, Friday // 09:50|  views

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A 2.9 point magnitude earthquake has been registered Friday near the southern Bulgarian town of Dospat, according to the site of the Geophysical Institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS).

BAS researchers reported that the jolt had been registered at around 7.14 am at a depth of 5 km.

The epicenter was 9 km southwest of Dospat and 140 km southeast of the capital Sofia

No injuries or material damage have been reported so far.

Just two days ago 4.0 point magnitude earthquake was registered in the same region.

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Tags: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, European Mediterranean Seismological Center, Earthquake, Dospat, epicenter, Geophysical Institute


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