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Bulgaria to Cope with Earthquake Damages - FinMin

Bulgaria has the financial resources to cope with the damages caused by the 5.9 earthquake on Tuesday and its aftermaths, the country's Finance Minister Simeon Djankov has stated.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 16:47 | Viewed: 305

Strong Storm Hits Western Bulgaria after Major Earthquake

A strong storm has hit Sofia and Western Bulgaria just hours after the major earthquake that rattled the same region.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 16:17 | Viewed: 1231

Bulgaria's Roads Intact after 5.9 Magnitude Quake

No damages have been observed in the Southeastern Bulgarian roads as a result of the earthquake that jolted the region early on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 15:46 | Viewed: 2549

7 Seismic Spots in Bulgaria Can Cause Earthquakes beyond 6.5

A total of seven seismic locations in Bulgaria have the potential to cause earthquakes with a magnitude of 6.5 or greater, according to scientists.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 15:42 | Viewed: 11411

Home Country's Quake Size Estimate is Most Accurate - Bulgarian Researcher

Experts at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) have said that the discrepancies in the figures cited by different media outlets about the quake that jolted parts of the country early on Tuesday are normal.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 15:24 | Viewed: 27219

Over 60 Aftershocks Jolt Bulgaria after Major Earthquake

Bulgaria's territory has seen over 60 weak aftershocks after the 5.8-5.9-magnitude it experienced early Tuesday morning, according to the Geophysics Institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 15:09 | Viewed: 484

Turkey Says Bulgarian Earthquake Had 6.4 Magnitude

Experts from Turkey's Istanbul-based Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute have stated that the earthquake that shook Bulgaria early on Tuesday had a magnitude of 6.4 on the Richter scale.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 14:56 | Viewed: 29771

Buildings in Bulgaria Can Withstand Stronger Quakes - Regional Devt Ministry

The earthquake that jolted parts of Bulgaria in the small hours of Tuesday was lighter than the buildings in Sofia and the rest of the country could sustain, according to a statement of the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 14:18 | Viewed: 32125

Pernik School, Church Most Damaged from W Bulgaria Quake

The "Saint Yoan Rilski" church and the "Marie Curie" high school in the city of Pernik have sustained the most serious damage from the strong earthquake that hit western Bulgaria overnight.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 13:29 | Viewed: 9881

Crows Attack Humans after Bulgarian Earthquake in Hitchcock-Style Scenario

Ravens reportedly started attacked people in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Tuesday, with local media suggesting the birds' unusual behavior may have something to do with the relatively strong earthquake that shook the city earlier that day.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 13:21 | Viewed: 2626

Heart Attack Victim Only Casualty of Quake in Bulgaria

The only victim so far of the strong earthquake that hit Bulgaria overnight is a 59-year-old woman from the western city of Kuystendil.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 12:56 | Viewed: 1987

Quake-Jolted Bulgaria to Experience Aftershocks for Months - Expert

The 5.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Bulgaria's capital early on Tuesday will be dying down over a long period of time, probably two or three months, according to Irena Alexandrova, seismologist at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS).

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 12:41 | Viewed: 12777

Earthquake Knocks Down Dozens of Chimneys in Bulgaria's Sofia

At least 63 fallen chimneys have been registered by Sofia authorities in the aftermath of the earthquake that rattled the Bulgarian capital early on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 11:58 | Viewed: 37934

Bulgarian Police: Quake Situation Is Under Control

The crisis headquarters all over the country are on full alert in the aftermath of the strong earthquake that hit western Bulgaria overnight, according to Deputy Prime Minister, and Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1382

Post-Earthquake Damage Assessment underway in Bulgaria's Sofia, Pernik

Authorities keep assessing the damages caused by the 5.8-magnitude earthquake that jolted Bulgaria's capital in the small hours of Tuesday.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 11:04 | Viewed: 34283

Sofia Mayor Assuages Quake Fears

The Mayor of Bulgaria's capital Sofia, Yordanka Fandakova, announced Tuesday morning that there is no reason to declare an emergency situation in the aftermath of the strong earthquake that hit western Bulgaria overnight.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 10:54 | Viewed: 1162

Pernik Declares Quake Emergency, Dam Wall Safe

Bulgaria's city of Pernik has declared emergency situation in the aftermath of the strong earthquake that hit western Bulgaria overnight.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 09:54 | Viewed: 2782

Post-Earthquake Infrastructure Inspections underway in Southwestern Bulgaria

Government officials, fire safety experts and engineers are conducting inspections in southwestern Bulgaria for damages caused by the 5.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 09:30 | Viewed: 1867

Quake-Jolted Bulgaria Rattled by over 15 Aftershocks in 1 h

More than 15 strong aftershocks have jolted Bulgaria in the first hour after the strong earthquake that hit the country at 2:58 am on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 06:10 | Viewed: 2939

Strong Aftershock Rattles Bulgaria's Sofia at 4:30 am

A strong aftershock has jolted the Bulgarian capital Sofia at 4:31 am on Tuesday, about 1.5 hours after the strong earthquake in Western Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 04:36 | Viewed: 3893

Bulgaria's Neighbors Serbia, Macedonia Feel Strong Earthquake

The strong earthquake that rattled Bulgaria at about 3 am on Tuesday has also been felt in Serbia and Macedonia, local media report.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 04:20 | Viewed: 2435
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