3.5 Magnitude Earthquake Registered in South Bulgaria

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Bulgaria: 3.5 Magnitude Earthquake Registered in South Bulgaria Bulgarian seismologists say that the 3.5 earthquake that occurred Thursday in southern Bulgaria may be followed by smaller quakes. Photo BGNES/ EPA

An earthquake with a 3.5 magnitude has been registered 110km to the south of the Bulgarian capital, reports BTA.

The information was released by the seismologist on duty at the Geophysical Institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAN).

The quake was registered at 5.15 pm Bulgarian time in the vicinity of the Bulgarian town of Gotse Delchev and the villages of Sarnitsa and Satovcha (to the south of the capital Sofia).

BAN experts explain that other, smaller quakes, may occur.

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