Bulgaria Safe from Greece Earthquake

Politics | June 9, 2003, Monday // 00:00

Bulgaria did not suffer from the earthquake that rattled Greece Monday morning, the Bulgarian Institute of Sciences announced, Deputy Director Emil Bptev announced.

A tremor measuring 2 on the Richter scale has been registered in Bulgaria, but animals and people can not feel earthquake with such a small magnitude.

An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale shook the central Greek city of Larisa early on Monday. The quake's epicentre was 20 km (12 miles) southwest of Mount Olympus, near Larisa.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

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