Light Earthquake Registered in SW Bulgaria

Environment | October 18, 2013, Friday // 13:39|  views

A 2.2 point magnitude on the Richter scale earthquake has been registered near the southwestern Bulgarian town of Simitli in the Blagoevgrad region.

The Geophysical Institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) reports the jolt had been registered at around 8:01 am Friday morning.

The epicenter was 90 km southeast of the capital Sofia and 14 km southwest of the city of Blagoevgrad.

No injuries or material damage have been reported.

The tremor has not been felt by locals.

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Tags: magnitude, Richter scale, Earthquake, Simitli, Blagoevgrad region, Geophysical Institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS


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