3.5 Earthquake Shakes Bulgaria's Razlog

Society » ENVIRONMENT | January 21, 2012, Saturday // 10:54| Views: | Comments: 0
3.5 Earthquake Shakes Bulgaria's Razlog: 3.5 Earthquake Shakes Bulgaria's Razlog A quake of 3.5 on the Richter scale was registered at 0:58 a.m. in Bulgaria's Pirin Mountain. File photo

A mild earthquake was felt in the first hour of Saturday in the town of Razlog, near the winter resort of Bansko in Bulgaria's Pirin Mountain in southern Bulgaria.

The quake measured 3.5 on the Richter scale and was registered at 0:58 a.m., the National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy and Geography at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) said in statement.

The tremor was felt in Razlog, even on lower floors of buildings, and was accompanied by a strong roar and a horizontal shock.

There are no reports of damages, injuries or panic among the town's residents.

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