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Bulgaria Comes Up with Megaphone Alert System for Stronger Quakes

Bulgaria's police authorities will employ megaphones in order to alert the population in case an earthquake with a magnitude stronger than 4 on the Richter scale happens to rattle the country.

Society » Environment | May 28, 2012, Monday // 12:29 | Viewed: 763

EU Commissioner Georgieva to Visit Quake-Stricken Bulgarian Villages

Kristalina Georgieva, European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, is to visit her native Bulgaria on Monday in order to inspect the condition of two villages recently jolted by an earthquake.

Society » Environment | May 28, 2012, Monday // 08:03 | Viewed: 561

3 Jolts Detected Sunday after Bulgaria Strong Quake

Three light tremors have been registered in Bulgaria on Sunday, adding to the hundreds of jolts in the wake of the massive 5.9-degree earthquake that hit the western parts of the country in the wee hours on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | May 27, 2012, Sunday // 18:24 | Viewed: 999

2-Magnitude Aftershock Registered near Sofia

A light earthquake was registered southwest of Sofia early on Sunday, according to reports of Bulgaria's Interior Ministry.

Society » Environment | May 27, 2012, Sunday // 10:05 | Viewed: 541

Bulgarian Pernik's Earthquake Damages 'Worse than Expected'

Construction inspections have shown the condition of buildings in the Southwestern Bulgarian city of Pernik is worse than what was initially expected, according to the city's Mayor, Rositsa Yanakieva.

Society » Environment | May 26, 2012, Saturday // 19:43 | Viewed: 1999

Torrential Rains Raise Alert in Bulgaria

A total of 19 out of Bulgaria's 28 districts have been put on Code "Yellow" alert over torrential rains, the National Meteorology and Hydrology Institute said Saturday, reaffirming an earlier warning.

Society » Environment | May 26, 2012, Saturday // 11:44 | Viewed: 963

Over 400 Aftershocks Rattle Western Bulgaria in 4 Days

Over 400 aftershocks have been registered in Bulgaria since the strong May 22 earthquake, according to the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Society » Environment | May 26, 2012, Saturday // 10:55 | Viewed: 1756

4.0-Magnitude Romanian Earthquake Felt in Bulgaria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.0 on the Richter Scale has been registered in Romania early Saturday morning, and has also been felt in Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | May 26, 2012, Saturday // 10:27 | Viewed: 1519

2.3-Magnitude Aftershock Shakes Western Bulgaria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.3 on the Richter Scale has shaken Bulgaria's Pernik District Saturday morning.

Society » Environment | May 26, 2012, Saturday // 09:28 | Viewed: 686

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: 1526

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: 831

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: 1803

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: 1033

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: 2455

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: 875

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: 899

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: 2658

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: 935

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: 617

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: 488

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: 1049
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