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Bulgaria's Pernik Still Collects Rubble afer Earthquake

Regular life in western Bulgarian city of Pernik has still not resumed, after it was shaken by a close to 6-degree earthquake early Tuesday.

Society » Environment | May 24, 2012, Thursday // 12:20 | Viewed: 929

No Injuries, Damages in Bulgaria Quake Aftershock

No one is reported injured and no significant damage is said to be inflicted by the 4-magnitude aftershock felt in Bulgaria at 1 am Thursday.

Society » Environment | May 24, 2012, Thursday // 10:35 | Viewed: 978

Strong Aftershock Shakes Bulgaria's Sofia

A strong aftershock shook Bulgaria's capital Sofia at exactly 1 am on Thursday, almost 48 hours after the 5.8-6.0-magnitude earthquake that jolted Western Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | May 24, 2012, Thursday // 01:03 | Viewed: 2755

Quake Rocks Greece, Neighboring Bulgaria Still Rattling

A 4.5-magnitude quake struck Greece on Wednesday, just a day after neighboring Bulgaria was hit by a strong tremor, sending people running into the streets.

Society » Environment | May 23, 2012, Wednesday // 17:50 | Viewed: 971

3 Slight Aftershocks Felt in Bulgaria Wednesday

Two new slight aftershocks were felt in Pernik and Sofia on Wednesday afternoon after the 5.8 magnitude earthquake that shook Bulgaria early on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | May 23, 2012, Wednesday // 16:05 | Viewed: 766

Bulgarian Roads, Dams Safe after Tuesday's Quake, Govt Assures

Bulgaria's Lyulin and Struma highways, as well as the roads in the Pernik region, have not suffered damages as a result of the 5.9 magnitude earthquake that struck near the city of Pernik, according to Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova.

Society » Environment | May 23, 2012, Wednesday // 15:24 | Viewed: 543

Bridge Collapses in Southern Bulgaria

A bridge over the Struma River in southwestern Bulgaria between the towns of Sandanski and Petrich, near the village of Ribnik, collapsed Wednesday morning.

Society » Environment | May 23, 2012, Wednesday // 10:46 | Viewed: 1178

Emergency Situation in Bulgaria's Pernik Lifted at Noon

The residents of the western Bulgarian city of Pernik spent another sleepless night outside on the streets, some in their automobiles, in the aftermath of the strongest earthquake to hit Bulgaria in the last 100 years.

Society » Environment | May 23, 2012, Wednesday // 09:52 | Viewed: 630

3 New Aftershocks Rattle Western Bulgaria

Three new aftershocks have been registered after 9 pm Tuesday in Bulgaria's western city of Pernik.

Society » Environment | May 23, 2012, Wednesday // 09:34 | Viewed: 512

2.8-Magnitude Aftershock Shakes Bulgaria's Pernik

A new earthquake with a magnitude of 2.8 on the Richer scale has been registered near the Bulgarian capital Sofia and the western city of Pernik.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 23:26 | Viewed: 933

3.5-Magnitude Aftershock Jolts Sofia, Western Bulgaria

A new earthquake with a magnitude of 3.5 on the Richer scale has been registered near the Bulgarian capital Sofia, following shortly an aftershock of 3.1.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 20:22 | Viewed: 529

3.1-Magnitude Aftershock Rattles Bulgaria's Sofia, Pernik

A new earthquake with a magnitude of 3.1 on the Richer scale has been registered near the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 19:56 | Viewed: 511

Quake-Jolted Sofia Flooded by Torrential Rains

Parts of Bulgaria's capital Sofia have been flooded by torrential rains, just hours after the city and the rest of Western Bulgaria experienced their strongest earthquake in 154 years.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 18:33 | Viewed: 1417

5.9 Earthquake Captured on Sofia Security Camera

A security camera in Bulgaria's capital Sofia has captured the strongest earthquake that has shaken the city since 1858.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 17:52 | Viewed: 1018

Scientists: Bulgaria Got Very Lucky during Sofia Earthquake

Bulgaria has been "very lucky" during the 5.9-magnitude earthquake that hit Sofia and other western regions early Tuesday morning, according to the head of a scientific team at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 17:14 | Viewed: 1213

Western Bulgaria Earthquake Strongest for Sofia since 1858

The earthquake that the Bulgarian capital Sofia experienced at 3 am on Tuesday has been the strongest in its history since 1858, i.e. in 154 years, historical records indicate.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 16:52 | Viewed: 9910

Bulgaria to Cope with Earthquake Damages - FinMin

Bulgaria has the financial resources to cope with the damages caused by the 5.9 earthquake on Tuesday and its aftermaths, the country's Finance Minister Simeon Djankov has stated.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 16:47 | Viewed: 386

Strong Storm Hits Western Bulgaria after Major Earthquake

A strong storm has hit Sofia and Western Bulgaria just hours after the major earthquake that rattled the same region.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 16:17 | Viewed: 1320

Bulgaria's Roads Intact after 5.9 Magnitude Quake

No damages have been observed in the Southeastern Bulgarian roads as a result of the earthquake that jolted the region early on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 15:46 | Viewed: 3631

7 Seismic Spots in Bulgaria Can Cause Earthquakes beyond 6.5

A total of seven seismic locations in Bulgaria have the potential to cause earthquakes with a magnitude of 6.5 or greater, according to scientists.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 15:42 | Viewed: 16109

Home Country's Quake Size Estimate is Most Accurate - Bulgarian Researcher

Experts at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) have said that the discrepancies in the figures cited by different media outlets about the quake that jolted parts of the country early on Tuesday are normal.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 15:24 | Viewed: 27501
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