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5.8 Degree Earthquake Hits New Zealand

A strong earthquake was registered Saturday in the ocean off the eastern coast of New Zealand, with no reports of casualties and destruction.

Society » Environment | July 21, 2012, Saturday // 10:14 | Viewed: 1134

Dangerous Scorcher Returns to Bulgaria

Code yellow has been declared for 11 Bulgarian regions for Friday over the forecast for dangerous heat.

Society » Environment | July 20, 2012, Friday // 10:27 | Viewed: 1142

4 More Temperature Records Set in Bulgaria

The ongoing heat wave in Bulgaria broke the temperature records for the date in four Bulgarian locations Sunday.

Society » Environment | July 16, 2012, Monday // 20:40 | Viewed: 1189

Cooler Air Brings Relief in Bulgaria, Code Yellow in 17 Regions

Cooler weather is expected in Bulgaria as a Code Yellow alert is declared for 17 Bulgarian regions Monday.

Society » Environment | July 16, 2012, Monday // 08:36 | Viewed: 1140

Hellish Summer Heat Breaks 30 Temperature Records in Bulgaria

The climaxing heat wave that has gripped Bulgaria for weeks now has broken the temperature records for the date in 30 Bulgarian locations Sunday.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2012, Sunday // 19:44 | Viewed: 3567

Buildings to Be Demolished After Quake Aftershock in Bulgaria

4 houses have suffered structural damages and will have to be demolished after the 4.5-degree earthquake that hit Bulgaria's western Pernik region Saturday.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2012, Sunday // 15:50 | Viewed: 1180

First Code Red over Dangerous Heat Issued in Bulgaria

A Code Red alert is declared for 3 Bulgarian regions on Sunday, while the rest of the country is under code orange over the forecast for scorching heat.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2012, Sunday // 10:37 | Viewed: 1772

Bulgaria's Quake-Rattled Pernik Enjoyes Calm Night

Only one light aftershock has been registered overnight in the area of the capital Sofia and the western city of Pernik, in the aftermath of the Saturday afternoon's 4.5-magnitude jolt.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2012, Sunday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1052

Chief Secretary of Interior Dispels Worries after Quake in W Bulgaria

Chief Secretary of the Interior, Commissar Kalin Georgiev, has assured that there is no cause for panic after the quake that struck Western Bulgaria Saturday afternoon.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 19:53 | Viewed: 1092

4.5-Magnitude Quake near Bulgaria's Pernik Felt in Macedonia

The 4.5-magnitude jolt which struck Western Bulgaria Saturday afternoon was also felt in eastern and northeastern Macedonia.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 19:32 | Viewed: 1035

Bulgarian Geophysicists Rule Out New Strong Quake

Experts at the Geophysical Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) have rejected the possibility of a stronger earthquake occurring after Saturday afternoon's 4.5-magnitude jolt

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 19:00 | Viewed: 973

Aftershocks Expected after 4.5-Quake in Western Bulgaria

The 4.5-magnitude earthquake which hit Western Bulgaria on Saturday afternoon may be followed by lighter aftershocks.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 18:25 | Viewed: 828

Calm Urged as Quake Rattles Homes, Nerves in W Bulgaria

Bulgarian seismologists have called for patience and calm after a 4.5 magnitude earthquake shook western Bulgaria on Saturday, throwing many people into panic.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 18:18 | Viewed: 766

Bulgaria New Tremor Aftershock of May Strong Quake - Expert

The relatively strong tremor that threw into panic people in Bulgaria's capital Sofia and nearby Pernik is an aftershock of the 5.8-magnitude quake at the end of May, according to experts.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 18:04 | Viewed: 1733

Firefighters, Police Sent to Quake-Hit Western Bulgaria

Teams of firefighters and police officers from three Bulgarian cities have been dispatched to the sites where Saturday's 4.5-magnitude earthquake felt strongest.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 17:54 | Viewed: 933

Bulgarian Town in Panic after New Quake

The 4.5-magnitude earthquake that struck the town of Pernik near the capital Sofia, shook apartment buildings, rattled windows and caused residents to rush into the streets.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 17:35 | Viewed: 938

Mayor of Bulgaria's Pernik Headed for Quake-Hit Area

Rositsa Yanakieva, Mayor of the western Bulgarian city of Pernik, has said that the 4.5-magnitude quake, which struck the region on Saturday afternoon, has not caused any casualties or collapsed buildings.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 17:34 | Viewed: 680

4.5 Quake Rocks Bulgaria's Capital Sofia Too

The 4.5- magnitude earthquake that struck Western Bulgaria on Saturday afternoon was felt in Pernik, Sofia, Samokov, Montana and Plovdiv.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 17:20 | Viewed: 951

4.5-Magnitude Quake Jolts Bulgaria's Pernik

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck western Bulgaria at 3.52 p.m. on Saturday, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 16:18 | Viewed: 3892

Bulgaria Braces for Record Heat, Code Orange for Saturday

A Code Orange alert was declared once again for all Bulgarian regions on Saturday.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 10:20 | Viewed: 822

Wildfire near Bulgaria's Arbanasi Extinguished

The wildfire, which broke out Thursday near the historic Bulgarian village of Arbanasi, has been extinguished.

Society » Environment | July 13, 2012, Friday // 09:25 | Viewed: 878
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