4-Magnitude Earthquake in Greece Felt in Bulgaria

Environment | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 08:11|  views

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An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale was registered Tuesday morning in Greece near the country’s border with Bulgaria, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).

The earthquake struck at 7:03 a.m. on Tuesday.

The epicenter was located 27 kilometers northeast of Drama and 40 kilometers southwest of Smolyan and 180 kilometers southeast of Sofia.

The earthquake depth was 0 kilometers.

According to estimates of the National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy, and Geography at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS), the earthquake measured 3.6 on the Richter scale and its depth was 15 kilometers.

The jolt was felt in Bulgaria’s southern city of Smolyan.

There have been no reports of injuries or material damage.

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Tags: European Mediterranean Seismological Centre, Earthquake, Geophysics Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Earthquake, Smolyan


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