Two Light Earthquakes Registered Near Sofia, Bulgaria

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Bulgaria: Two Light Earthquakes Registered Near Sofia, Bulgaria Two light earthquakes were registered south of Sofia, Bulgaria on Wednesday morning.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.0 on the Richter scale was registered in Bulgaria Wednesday, announced the European Seismological Center.

The earthquake occurred at 5.54 am local time on Wednesday and the epicenter was 15 km south of the town of Samokov and 58 km south of the capital city Sofia.

The Geophysical Institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) has also registered the earthquake and has reported of another earlier jolt with a magnitude of 2.0 on the Richter scale. It occurred at 5.46 am 64 km south of Sofia.

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