2.6 Earthquake Felt in Southern Bulgaria

Society » ENVIRONMENT | October 17, 2011, Monday // 09:37| Views: | Comments: 0
2.6 Earthquake Felt in Southern Bulgaria: 2.6 Earthquake Felt in Southern Bulgaria The epicenter of the earthquake, which hit at 7:18 am Monday, was located 250 km southeast of the capital Sofia. File photo

A light earthquake with a 2.6-magnitude on the Richter scale has been registered in southern Bulgaria Monday morning.

The information was reported by the Geophysics Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS. The shock occurred at 7:18 am Monday.

The quake has been felt by residents in the area of the southern city of Yambol, mainly in the Tundzha municipality.

The epicenter was 250 km southeast of the capital Sofia.

There are no reports of material damages or injuries.

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