Light Earthquake Registered near Bulgaria's Burgas

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Light Earthquake Registered near Bulgaria's Burgas: Light Earthquake Registered near Bulgaria's Burgas The epicenter of the latest earthquake in Bulgaria is located 24 km southwest from the Black Sea city of Burga. File photo

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.1 points on the Richter scale has been registered near the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas Wednesday afternoon.

According to the European Seismology Center, the quake had an epicenter with a depth of 5 km, near the village of Sredets. The epicenter is located 24 km southwest of Burgas and 252 km south from the Romanian capital Bucharest.

The tremor happened at 1:09 pm.

There are no reports of casualties or damage.

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