Light Earthquake Registered in Southern Bulgaria

Society » ENVIRONMENT | February 10, 2014, Monday // 10:42
Light Earthquake Registered in Southern Bulgaria: Light Earthquake Registered in Southern Bulgaria The epicenter of the latest earthquake in southern Bulgaria is located 2 km east of the town of Yakoruda. File photo

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.9 points on the Richter scale has been registered in southern Bulgaria Monday.

According to the European Seismology Center, the quake had an epicenter with a depth of 2 km. The epicenter is located 12 km east of the town of Yakoruda, 48 km southwest of the city of Pazardzhik and 88 km southeast from the capital Sofia.

The tremor was registered at 00:31 am Monday.

There are no reports of casualties or material damage.

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