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Munition Explosions Caused 4.5-Magnitude Quake in Bulgaria, Fire Brigade Chief Claims

The incident in which an ammunition depot exploded near the city of Sliven in Southeastern Bulgaria Tuesday afternoon has caused a 4.5-magnitude earthquake on the Richter Scale, Nikolay Nikolov, the head of the Bulgarian Fire Brigade Service, declared.

Society » Environment | June 5, 2012, Tuesday // 18:46 | Viewed: 1698

Ammunition Depot Explosions Cause Earthquake in Bulgaria

The incident in which an ammunition depot exploded near the city of Sliven in Southeastern Bulgaria Tuesday afternoon has caused a minor earthquake in the region, the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences announced.

Society » Environment | June 5, 2012, Tuesday // 18:31 | Viewed: 3048

Bulgarian Ammunition Depot Blasts Injure 7, 2 Critical

A total of seven workers have been injured as blasts took place in a private Bulgarian ammunition depot on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | June 5, 2012, Tuesday // 17:33 | Viewed: 1019

Explosions Blast Ammunition Depot in Southern Bulgaria

Explosions have occurred at a private ammunition depot near the Southeastern Bulgarian village of Lozenets, forcing local authorities to temporary close the the major Bulgarian road junction known as "Petolachkata".

Society » Environment | June 5, 2012, Tuesday // 16:14 | Viewed: 1927

84% of Bulgarians Care about Environment - Poll

A large majority of Bulgarians, 84%, are interested in the subject of natural environment, according to a recent poll of the MBMD agency.

Society » Environment | June 5, 2012, Tuesday // 15:04 | Viewed: 1129

Most Bulgarians Would Flee Buildings if Quake Hits - Poll

Some 58% of Bulgarians would escape the buildings they are situated in and move to at a safe distance if an earthquake occurs, according to a poll conducted by the local National Center for Study of Public Opinion.

Society » Environment | June 5, 2012, Tuesday // 12:41 | Viewed: 858

Bulgarians to Witness Unique Venus Transit

A remarkable event will be observed in the skies above Bulgaria early morning on Wednesday June 6, when Venus will pass across the face of the sun — a phenomenon known as a transit.

Society » Environment | June 5, 2012, Tuesday // 08:40 | Viewed: 1531

Half Bulgaria under Code Yellow over Downpours, Thunder

Code yellow for potentially dangerous weather has been declared Tuesday for most of Bulgaria due to expected torrential rains and thunderstorms.

Society » Environment | June 5, 2012, Tuesday // 08:06 | Viewed: 1860

Hailstorms in Bulgaria Caused BGN 43 M Worth of Damage in 2011

Bulgaria suffered hailstorm damages worth BGN 43 M in 2011, according to Nikolay Nikolov, Director of the Hail Suppression Agency at the Ministry of Agriculture and Food.

Society » Environment | June 4, 2012, Monday // 13:04 | Viewed: 1296

New Quake Registered in Southern Bulgaria Monday

Another shock with a magnitude of 2.2 points on the Richter scale has been registered in southern Bulgaria Monday morning.

Society » Environment | June 4, 2012, Monday // 11:55 | Viewed: 1036

New Quake Registered in Southern Bulgaria

Another shock with a magnitude of 3.2 points on the Richter scale has been registered late Sunday evening in southern Bulgaria, just minutes after the 3.4 one.

Society » Environment | June 4, 2012, Monday // 08:14 | Viewed: 1239

3.4-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Southern Bulgaria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.4 on the Richter Scale has been registered in Southern Bulgaria late Sunday night.

Society » Environment | June 4, 2012, Monday // 01:50 | Viewed: 1293

Sofia to Repair Schools, Kindergartens in Quake Aftermath

Emergency repair works will be carried out in a total of 11 schools and 7 kindergartens in Bulgaria's capital Sofia in the aftermath of the 5.

Society » Environment | June 3, 2012, Sunday // 15:15 | Viewed: 927

50% Chance of New Strong Aftershocks in Bulgaria, Chief Scientist Predicts

There is a 50% chance of Bulgaria experiencing a new strong aftershock in the wake of the May 22 earthquake, according to Prof. Nikolay Miloshev, head of the Geophysics Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Society » Environment | June 2, 2012, Saturday // 17:39 | Viewed: 1279

Bulgarian Scientist: Pernik Quake Is Phenomenal Globally

The mechanism of the 5.8 magnitude on the Richter scale earthquake that shook western Bulgaria on May 22 is phenomenal on a global scale.

Society » Environment | May 31, 2012, Thursday // 10:41 | Viewed: 1702

New Light Tremor Detected in Bulgaria

A new light tremor has been registered in Bulgaria on Thursday, adding to the hundreds of jolts after last week's massive 5.9-degree earthquake.

Society » Environment | May 31, 2012, Thursday // 10:29 | Viewed: 811

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: 1032

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: 801

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: 1137

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: 2292

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: 2076
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