5.9 Earthquake Captured on Sofia Security Camera

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Bulgaria: 5.9 Earthquake Captured on Sofia Security Camera Pictured: Damages caused by Tuesday's earthquake in the Western Bulgarian city of Pernik. Photo by BGNES

A security camera in Bulgaria's capital Sofia has captured the strongest earthquake that has shaken the city since 1858.

The earthquake had a magnitude of about 5.9-6.0 on the Richter scale and struck at 2:58 am Tuesday morning. Its epicenter was about 6 km from the city of Pernik. The quake struck at a depth of approximately 9.4 kilometers.

The security camera video can be seen HERE.

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