Mild Earthquake Registered in Southwest Bulgaria
An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.7 on the Richter scale has been registered in southwest Bulgaria at midnight on Tuesday, the European Seismology Center reported.
The epicenter of the earthquake was 4 km northwest of the village of Garmen, 72 km southeast of the town of Blagoevgrad and 125 km south of the capital Sofia with a 10 km depth.
Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences (BAS) Geophysical institute has also reported the earthquake, however with a magnitude of 2.3 on the Richter scale.
No casualties or material damage have been reported.
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