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Turkey Says Bulgarian Earthquake Had 6.4 Magnitude

Experts from Turkey's Istanbul-based Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute have stated that the earthquake that shook Bulgaria early on Tuesday had a magnitude of 6.4 on the Richter scale.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 14:56 | Viewed: 30104

Buildings in Bulgaria Can Withstand Stronger Quakes - Regional Devt Ministry

The earthquake that jolted parts of Bulgaria in the small hours of Tuesday was lighter than the buildings in Sofia and the rest of the country could sustain, according to a statement of the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 14:18 | Viewed: 32200

Pernik School, Church Most Damaged from W Bulgaria Quake

The "Saint Yoan Rilski" church and the "Marie Curie" high school in the city of Pernik have sustained the most serious damage from the strong earthquake that hit western Bulgaria overnight.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 13:29 | Viewed: 9971

Crows Attack Humans after Bulgarian Earthquake in Hitchcock-Style Scenario

Ravens reportedly started attacked people in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Tuesday, with local media suggesting the birds' unusual behavior may have something to do with the relatively strong earthquake that shook the city earlier that day.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 13:21 | Viewed: 2743

Heart Attack Victim Only Casualty of Quake in Bulgaria

The only victim so far of the strong earthquake that hit Bulgaria overnight is a 59-year-old woman from the western city of Kuystendil.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 12:56 | Viewed: 2048

Quake-Jolted Bulgaria to Experience Aftershocks for Months - Expert

The 5.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Bulgaria's capital early on Tuesday will be dying down over a long period of time, probably two or three months, according to Irena Alexandrova, seismologist at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS).

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 12:41 | Viewed: 12884

Earthquake Knocks Down Dozens of Chimneys in Bulgaria's Sofia

At least 63 fallen chimneys have been registered by Sofia authorities in the aftermath of the earthquake that rattled the Bulgarian capital early on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 11:58 | Viewed: 37990

Bulgarian Police: Quake Situation Is Under Control

The crisis headquarters all over the country are on full alert in the aftermath of the strong earthquake that hit western Bulgaria overnight, according to Deputy Prime Minister, and Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1450

Post-Earthquake Damage Assessment underway in Bulgaria's Sofia, Pernik

Authorities keep assessing the damages caused by the 5.8-magnitude earthquake that jolted Bulgaria's capital in the small hours of Tuesday.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 11:04 | Viewed: 34383

Sofia Mayor Assuages Quake Fears

The Mayor of Bulgaria's capital Sofia, Yordanka Fandakova, announced Tuesday morning that there is no reason to declare an emergency situation in the aftermath of the strong earthquake that hit western Bulgaria overnight.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 10:54 | Viewed: 1245

Pernik Declares Quake Emergency, Dam Wall Safe

Bulgaria's city of Pernik has declared emergency situation in the aftermath of the strong earthquake that hit western Bulgaria overnight.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 09:54 | Viewed: 2967

Post-Earthquake Infrastructure Inspections underway in Southwestern Bulgaria

Government officials, fire safety experts and engineers are conducting inspections in southwestern Bulgaria for damages caused by the 5.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 09:30 | Viewed: 1923

Quake-Jolted Bulgaria Rattled by over 15 Aftershocks in 1 h

More than 15 strong aftershocks have jolted Bulgaria in the first hour after the strong earthquake that hit the country at 2:58 am on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 06:10 | Viewed: 3051

Strong Aftershock Rattles Bulgaria's Sofia at 4:30 am

A strong aftershock has jolted the Bulgarian capital Sofia at 4:31 am on Tuesday, about 1.5 hours after the strong earthquake in Western Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 04:36 | Viewed: 3992

Bulgaria's Neighbors Serbia, Macedonia Feel Strong Earthquake

The strong earthquake that rattled Bulgaria at about 3 am on Tuesday has also been felt in Serbia and Macedonia, local media report.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 04:20 | Viewed: 2527

No Casualties in Bulgaria in Massive Earthquake

No casualties or injuries have been registered in Bulgaria as a result of the strong earthquake that jolted the country at 2:58 am on Tuesday, the Civil Protection Service reported.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 03:50 | Viewed: 2331

Strong Earthquake Rattles Bulgaria, Sofia

An earthquake with a 5.8 magnitude on the Richter scale has rattled Bulgaria and the capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 03:28 | Viewed: 11636

Eastern Bulgaria under Code Yellow over Downpours

Code yellow for potentially dangerous weather has been declared Saturday for 14 Bulgarian regions due to the forecast for torrential rains.

Society » Environment | May 19, 2012, Saturday // 11:16 | Viewed: 1153

Bulgaria on Highest Alert over Looming Floods

Codes red and orange have been issued over upcoming floods for the river of Maritsa in southern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | May 17, 2012, Thursday // 14:17 | Viewed: 1621

Bulgaria under Code Yellow over Persistent Rain

Code yellow for potentially dangerous weather has been declared Thursday in central northern and southern Bulgaria due to expected new heavy rains.

Society » Environment | May 17, 2012, Thursday // 08:22 | Viewed: 911

Bulgarian NGO Breeds Extinct Saker Falcon

The Bulgarian NGO Zeleni Balkani ("Green Balkans") and its wildlife rescue center have been successful in breeding saker falcons, which are extinct in the wild in Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | May 16, 2012, Wednesday // 19:23 | Viewed: 1634
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