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An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale felt in Bulgaria

Submitted on Tuesday, 30 December 2008No Comment
An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale felt in Bulgaria

A new earthquake shook Bulgaria’s territory. The tremor was felt in Kardjali, Haskovo, Plovdiv and Sofia, and was followed by over 40 secondary tremors.

The earthquake’s magnitude is about 5 on the Richter scale and was registered near midnight on December 29th.

Scientists reveal the epicentre to be 300 kilometres to the Southeast of Sofia, outside Bulgaria’s territory – in the Aegean Sea. There is no data for casualties due to the earthquake. No earthquakes are to be expected soon on Bulgarian soil.