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4 Jolts Detected Friday after Bulgaria Strong Quake

Four light tremors have been registered in Bulgaria in the first twelve hours on Friday since a massive 5.9-degree earthquake hit the western parts of the country in the wee hours on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | May 25, 2012, Friday // 12:31 | Viewed: 1476

Northern Bulgaria under Code Yellow over Downpours

Code yellow for potentially dangerous weather has been declared Friday for the whole of Northern Bulgaria due to expected torrential rains.

Society » Environment | May 25, 2012, Friday // 10:01 | Viewed: 783

50 Buildings to Be Demolished in Wake of Bulgaria Earthquake

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov gave a briefing Thursday detailing future work on the part of the state in the aftermath of Tuesday's 5.8-degree earthquake in western Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | May 24, 2012, Thursday // 16:59 | Viewed: 1773

Bulgarian Police to Be Mobilized for Earthquake Warning

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov held a technical meeting with Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Geophysical Institute chair Prof. Nikolay Miloshev following the strong earthquake in western Bulgaria Tuesday.

Society » Environment | May 24, 2012, Thursday // 16:11 | Viewed: 981

333 Aftershocks Detected Following Bulgaria Earthquake

A total of 333 aftershocks have been registered through Thursday morning, since a massive 6-degree earthquake hit western Bulgaria in the wee hours Tuesday.

Society » Environment | May 24, 2012, Thursday // 13:15 | Viewed: 2409

Bulgaria's Pernik Still Collects Rubble afer Earthquake

Regular life in western Bulgarian city of Pernik has still not resumed, after it was shaken by a close to 6-degree earthquake early Tuesday.

Society » Environment | May 24, 2012, Thursday // 12:20 | Viewed: 821

No Injuries, Damages in Bulgaria Quake Aftershock

No one is reported injured and no significant damage is said to be inflicted by the 4-magnitude aftershock felt in Bulgaria at 1 am Thursday.

Society » Environment | May 24, 2012, Thursday // 10:35 | Viewed: 856

Strong Aftershock Shakes Bulgaria's Sofia

A strong aftershock shook Bulgaria's capital Sofia at exactly 1 am on Thursday, almost 48 hours after the 5.8-6.0-magnitude earthquake that jolted Western Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | May 24, 2012, Thursday // 01:03 | Viewed: 2608

Quake Rocks Greece, Neighboring Bulgaria Still Rattling

A 4.5-magnitude quake struck Greece on Wednesday, just a day after neighboring Bulgaria was hit by a strong tremor, sending people running into the streets.

Society » Environment | May 23, 2012, Wednesday // 17:50 | Viewed: 886

3 Slight Aftershocks Felt in Bulgaria Wednesday

Two new slight aftershocks were felt in Pernik and Sofia on Wednesday afternoon after the 5.8 magnitude earthquake that shook Bulgaria early on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | May 23, 2012, Wednesday // 16:05 | Viewed: 566

Bulgarian Roads, Dams Safe after Tuesday's Quake, Govt Assures

Bulgaria's Lyulin and Struma highways, as well as the roads in the Pernik region, have not suffered damages as a result of the 5.9 magnitude earthquake that struck near the city of Pernik, according to Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova.

Society » Environment | May 23, 2012, Wednesday // 15:24 | Viewed: 439

Bridge Collapses in Southern Bulgaria

A bridge over the Struma River in southwestern Bulgaria between the towns of Sandanski and Petrich, near the village of Ribnik, collapsed Wednesday morning.

Society » Environment | May 23, 2012, Wednesday // 10:46 | Viewed: 941

Emergency Situation in Bulgaria's Pernik Lifted at Noon

The residents of the western Bulgarian city of Pernik spent another sleepless night outside on the streets, some in their automobiles, in the aftermath of the strongest earthquake to hit Bulgaria in the last 100 years.

Society » Environment | May 23, 2012, Wednesday // 09:52 | Viewed: 473

3 New Aftershocks Rattle Western Bulgaria

Three new aftershocks have been registered after 9 pm Tuesday in Bulgaria's western city of Pernik.

Society » Environment | May 23, 2012, Wednesday // 09:34 | Viewed: 382

2.8-Magnitude Aftershock Shakes Bulgaria's Pernik

A new earthquake with a magnitude of 2.8 on the Richer scale has been registered near the Bulgarian capital Sofia and the western city of Pernik.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 23:26 | Viewed: 753

3.5-Magnitude Aftershock Jolts Sofia, Western Bulgaria

A new earthquake with a magnitude of 3.5 on the Richer scale has been registered near the Bulgarian capital Sofia, following shortly an aftershock of 3.1.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 20:22 | Viewed: 438

3.1-Magnitude Aftershock Rattles Bulgaria's Sofia, Pernik

A new earthquake with a magnitude of 3.1 on the Richer scale has been registered near the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 19:56 | Viewed: 369

Quake-Jolted Sofia Flooded by Torrential Rains

Parts of Bulgaria's capital Sofia have been flooded by torrential rains, just hours after the city and the rest of Western Bulgaria experienced their strongest earthquake in 154 years.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 18:33 | Viewed: 1250

5.9 Earthquake Captured on Sofia Security Camera

A security camera in Bulgaria's capital Sofia has captured the strongest earthquake that has shaken the city since 1858.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 17:52 | Viewed: 819

Scientists: Bulgaria Got Very Lucky during Sofia Earthquake

Bulgaria has been "very lucky" during the 5.9-magnitude earthquake that hit Sofia and other western regions early Tuesday morning, according to the head of a scientific team at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 17:14 | Viewed: 1059

Western Bulgaria Earthquake Strongest for Sofia since 1858

The earthquake that the Bulgarian capital Sofia experienced at 3 am on Tuesday has been the strongest in its history since 1858, i.e. in 154 years, historical records indicate.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 16:52 | Viewed: 8127
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