2.8-Magnitude Aftershock Shakes Bulgaria's Pernik

Society » ENVIRONMENT | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 23:26| Views: | Comments: 0

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.

The new aftershock – which follows the May 22, 2012, earthquake in Western Bulgaria with a magnitude of 5.9 – occurred at 11:08 pm Tuesday night, according to the European Seismology Center.

The epicenter of the new earthquake was located 28 km west of Sofia and 5 km northwest of the western Bulgarian city of Pernik, at a depth of 1 km.

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