2 Mild Earthquakes Felt in Southeastern Bulgaria

Society » ENVIRONMENT | February 10, 2012, Friday // 09:22
Mild Earthquake Felt in Southeastern Bulgaria: 2 Mild Earthquakes Felt in Southeastern Bulgaria Two light earthquakes were registered in southeastern Bulgaria Friday morning. File photo by BGNES

Two mild earthquakes were felt in the first hour of Friday morning in the area of the towns of Elhovo and Topolovgrad in southeastern Bulgaria.

The quakes measured 3.1 and 3.5 on the Richter scale respectively and were registered a little after midnight, about 260 km southeast of the capital Sofia, the National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy and Geography at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) said in a statement.

The tremor was lightly felt in a number of villages in the Tundzha municipality in the Yambol region. There are no reports of injuries and/or damage.

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