Strong Earthquake Rattles Bulgaria, Sofia

Society » ENVIRONMENT | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 03:28| Views: | Comments: 0
Bulgaria: Strong Earthquake Rattles Bulgaria, Sofia

An earthquake with a 5.8 magnitude on the Richter scale has rattled Bulgaria and the capital Sofia.

According to preliminary data, the epicenter of the earthquake was between Sofia and Pernik, some 9 km north of the latter.

The earthquake has been felt all over Bulgaria, there are no initial reports of damages, casualties, or injuries but it has led the entire population of Sofia to exit their homes, spending the night in the streets.

The earthquake has also been felt in Bulgaria's western neighbors - Serbia and Macedonia.

Environment » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: Earthquake, sofia, Pernik
Advertisement
Advertisement
Expats.bg All Are Welcome! Join Now!
Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria