Light Earthquake Registered in Southern Bulgaria

Environment | January 5, 2014, Sunday // 10:01|  views

The epicenter of the latest earthquake in southern Bulgaria is located 2 km east of the town of Yakoruda. File photo

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.9 points on the Richter scale has been registered in southwestern Bulgaria Sunday.

According to the European Seismology Center, the quake had an epicenter with a depth of 2 km. The epicenter is located 2 km east of the town of Gotse Delchev, 74 km southeast of the city of Blagoevgrad and 130 km south from the capital Sofia.

The tremor was registered at 6:51 am.

There are no reports of casualties or material damage.

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