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.
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.
A total of seven workers have been injured as blasts took place in a private Bulgarian ammunition depot on Tuesday.
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".
A large majority of Bulgarians, 84%, are interested in the subject of natural environment, according to a recent poll of the MBMD agency.
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.
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.
Code yellow for potentially dangerous weather has been declared Tuesday for most of Bulgaria due to expected torrential rains and thunderstorms.
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.
Another shock with a magnitude of 2.2 points on the Richter scale has been registered in southern Bulgaria Monday morning.
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.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.4 on the Richter Scale has been registered in Southern Bulgaria late Sunday night.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A new jolt struck Bulgaria's capital Sofia Wednesday morning, shaking apartment buildings and reviving fearful memories of last week's strong quake.
A lightning bolt has stricken two women in a downtown park in the southern Bulgarian city of Kardzhali.
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