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Just 41 Aftershocks Felt in Bulgaria Last Week

Even though the earthquake that shook Bulgaria last Tuesday has been followed by over 500 aftershocks, only 41 of them have been actually felt by people, an expert has explained.

Society » Environment | May 30, 2012, Wednesday // 13:44 | Viewed: 1009

Bulgaria Sees Quake Damage Bill of over EUR 2 M

A total of BGN 3 M (approximately EUR 1.52 M) would be necessary to repair public buildings in Bulgaria's Southwestern city of Pernik that was jolted by a 5.8-6 magnitude earthquake lest week.

Society » Environment | May 30, 2012, Wednesday // 11:24 | Viewed: 784

Fears Invade Bulgaria's Pernik over Quake Aftershocks

Residents of Bulgaria's western city of Pernik spent again the night in their cars in the aftermath of the 3.8 magnitude aftershock that rattled the region Tuesday, one week after the 5.9 quake.

Society » Environment | May 30, 2012, Wednesday // 10:33 | Viewed: 1114

New Tremor Rattles Bulgarian Capital Sofia

A new jolt struck Bulgaria's capital Sofia Wednesday morning, shaking apartment buildings and reviving fearful memories of last week's strong quake.

Society » Environment | May 30, 2012, Wednesday // 08:43 | Viewed: 2265

Lightning Bolt Strikes 2 Women in Bulgaria's Kardzhali

A lightning bolt has stricken two women in a downtown park in the southern Bulgarian city of Kardzhali.

Society » Environment | May 29, 2012, Tuesday // 17:58 | Viewed: 2043

Strong Aftershock Rattles Northern Italy after Tuesday's Earthquake

A second, 5.6 degree tremor has shaken the north of Italy Tuesday, after a 5.8 degree quake claimed the lives of at least 10.

Society » Environment | May 29, 2012, Tuesday // 14:33 | Viewed: 1949

Bulgarian Scientists Reject Link between Local, Italy Quakes

The Head of the Seismology Department at the National Institute in Geophysics, Geodesy and Geography, at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS, Emil Botev, firmly rejects any possible connection between local and Italian earthquakes.

Society » Environment | May 29, 2012, Tuesday // 14:32 | Viewed: 1864

Bulgaria Closely Monitors River Levels after Torrential Rains

The levels of the rivers Struma, Tundzha and Iskar in Bulgaria are being closely monitored after several days of heavy spring rains.

Society » Environment | May 29, 2012, Tuesday // 14:32 | Viewed: 789

Aftershock Hurdles High School Exam in Bulgaria's Pernik

The high school matriculation exam in Bulgaria's western city of Pernik has been terminated Tuesday after the latest earthquake aftershock hit the region.

Society » Environment | May 29, 2012, Tuesday // 12:39 | Viewed: 1012

Death Toll in Renewed Italy Quake Climbs to 10

At least ten persons are reported killed and dozens injured after a new strong earthquake shook northern Italy Tuesday, report agencies.

Society » Environment | May 29, 2012, Tuesday // 12:29 | Viewed: 1392

Downpours Trigger Landslides, Road Closures across Bulgaria

Several roads, among them some key ones, are partially closed across Bulgaria Tuesday due to landslides in the aftermath of long-lasting torrential rains.

Society » Environment | May 29, 2012, Tuesday // 11:41 | Viewed: 2604

At Least 3 Perish in Renewed Italy Earthquake

At least three persons are reported killed and dozens injured after a new strong earthquake shook northern Italy Tuesday, report agencies.

Society » Environment | May 29, 2012, Tuesday // 11:31 | Viewed: 1373

Aftershock Jolts Bulgaria 1 Wk after Earthquake

A 3.8 degree earthquake was felt in western Bulgaria Tuesday, one week after the region was shaken by a 5.9 degreee tremor.

Society » Environment | May 29, 2012, Tuesday // 10:53 | Viewed: 1869

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: 785

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: 571

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: 1005

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: 554

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: 2024

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: 973

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: 1782

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: 1535
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