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Calm Urged as Quake Rattles Homes and Nerves in Sofia

Bulgarian seismologists have called for patience and calm after a 3.5 magnitude earthquake shook the capital Sofia on Friday, throwing many people into panic.

Society » Environment | September 10, 2010, Friday // 13:13 | Viewed: 2693

Earthquake in Sofia Results in 4 Fallen Chimneys

The 3.5 earthquake that shook Sofia on Friday has caused the falling of four chimneys in the Bulgarian capital.

Society » Environment | September 10, 2010, Friday // 11:36 | Viewed: 3975

3,5 Earthquake Hits Bulgaria's Sofia

The earthquake that shook the Bulgarian capital at 10:11 am on Friday had a magnitude of 3.5 on the Richter scale and its epicenter was 3 km southeast of Sofia.

Society » Environment | September 10, 2010, Friday // 10:42 | Viewed: 2855

Earthquake Rattles Bulgaria's Sofia

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.5 on the Richter scale shook the Bulgarian capital around 10:10 am on Friday.

Society » Environment | September 10, 2010, Friday // 10:32 | Viewed: 2956

Weak Earthquake Registered Near Bulgaria's Sofia

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.4 on the Richter scale was registered about 130 km southwest from Sofia.

Society » Environment | September 10, 2010, Friday // 09:15 | Viewed: 2523

Light Earthquake Rattles Bulgarian Capital Sofia

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.5 on the Richter scale was felt all around the Bulgarian capital Sofia Thursday afternoon.

Society » Environment | September 9, 2010, Thursday // 14:49 | Viewed: 1520

Experts Confirm Harmful Radiation at Bulgarian Beach

The sand from the Bulgarian Black coast bay "Vromos" is radioactive and harmful for beach goers, according to experts from the Environment and Health Ministries.

Society » Environment | September 2, 2010, Thursday // 16:14 | Viewed: 7435

Sofia University Takes over Bulgaria's Varna Botanical Garden

Bulgaria's Supreme Court of Cassations ruled Tuesday to confirm the rights of the Sofia University over the botanical garden near the Black Sea capital Varna..

Society » Environment | August 31, 2010, Tuesday // 19:13 | Viewed: 1581

Eco Activists Collect 2.5 T Trash from Seven Rila Lakes

The campaign for cleaning up the area of the famous Seven Rila Lakes in Bulgaria resulted in 2.5 tonnes of waste collected.

Society » Environment | August 30, 2010, Monday // 14:20 | Viewed: 1450

Bulgarian Eco Ministry Checks Bansko Ski Resort for Violations

The Bulgarian Ministry of Environment has staged a check about whether the territory on which the Yulen company operates ski tracks above Bansko is not larger than the one officially allowed.

Society » Environment | August 29, 2010, Sunday // 17:45 | Viewed: 1964

End of Summer as Temperatures Plummet in Bulgaria

Weathermen have pronounced end of meteorological summer in Bulgaria, as spells of cooler air are set to pass through the country Sunday, dropping temperatures by more than 10 degrees C.

Society » Environment | August 29, 2010, Sunday // 10:01 | Viewed: 1638

Bulgaria Broils on Last Hot Summer Day

The sizzling weather that swept Bulgaria during the whole summer will reach one of its peaks on Saturday, but forecasts say this will be the last hot day of the year before cold air sets in at the end of the weekend.

Society » Environment | August 28, 2010, Saturday // 10:40 | Viewed: 2437

September Brings Lower Temperatures, Winds to Bulgaria

The scorching weather that swept Bulgaria for the most part of August is coming to an end and the next month will bring lower temperatures and winds, forecasts say.

Society » Environment | August 27, 2010, Friday // 17:16 | Viewed: 1553

Scientists Assuage Bulgarians' Quake Fears

There will not be a devastating earthquake in Bulgaria in the next 2-3 years because the research has shown an activation of only weak ones, scientists claim.

Society » Environment | August 27, 2010, Friday // 16:00 | Viewed: 1298

Earthquake in Bulgaria Capital Rattles Homes and Nerves

Though it ranked low on the Richter scale, the 2.8 magnitude earthquake that shook Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Friday threw many people into panic.

Society » Environment | August 27, 2010, Friday // 15:38 | Viewed: 2285

Bulgarians Feel Light Quake Strong Due to Close Epicenter

The 2.8 magnitude earthquake that shook the capital was felt more strongly because its epicenter was shallow and close to Sofia, the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences has announced.

Society » Environment | August 27, 2010, Friday // 14:39 | Viewed: 1281

2.8 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Bulgaria Capital

A 2.8 magnitude earthquake shook the Bulgarian capital Sofia shortly after 13 pm on Friday, rattling homes and the nerves of many who were unsure of what they had just experienced.

Society » Environment | August 27, 2010, Friday // 13:47 | Viewed: 1497

First World Conference in Organic Beekeeping Kicks off in Bulgaria

The world's first ever conference in organic apiculture kicks off in Bulgarian Black Sea resort Sunny Beach Friday.

Society » Environment | August 27, 2010, Friday // 08:45 | Viewed: 2837

Bulgarian Oligarchs Invade Bulgarian Mountains

Notorious Bulgarian businessmen are pressuring the Bulgarian Tourist Union to transfer to them ownership rights to mountain huts and chalets, stated the Union's executive secretary.

Society » Environment | August 26, 2010, Thursday // 15:45 | Viewed: 3059

Sofia Chief Architect Denies Plans to Destroy Protected Area

Petar Dikov, the chief architect of Sofia, has denied reports of plans to finance the construction of a summer village, threatening a unique spot on the Bulgarian coast, the site of Irakli.

Society » Environment | August 25, 2010, Wednesday // 16:52 | Viewed: 1846

Bulgaria Late Banker Wife, Sofia Architect Eye Protected Area

The wife of a late Bulgarian top banker and Sofia chief architect plan to build a tourist complex on the beach of Irakli, a protected coastal area, which has turned over the last few years into an emblem of Bulgaria's nascent environmental movement.

Society » Environment | August 24, 2010, Tuesday // 10:49 | Viewed: 2349
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