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    Silviq Koleva

    Earthquake in Blagoevgrad region.

    The quake was at a depth of 4 kilometers
    A slight earthquake was registered today at 00:47 Bulgarian time on the territory of one of the most seismic areas of the country – Blagoevgrad. The quake occurred 6km southeast of Simitli.

    According to the National Seismological Center of NIGGG, the earthquake has a magnitude of 2.9 and a depth of 4.2 km.


    The earthquake shook Blagoevgrad.

    An earthquake was registered on the territory of Blagoevgrad last night. The quake had a magnitude of 3.5 on the Richter scale.

    The quake was reported at 2:31 a.m. Monday night.

    The epicenter was 9 km southwest of Blagoevgrad and 85 km from the capital. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km.

    So far, there is no evidence that the quake was felt by locals. No damage was reported.


    Six earthquakes registered in Bulgaria in last 24 hours.

    They were in Smolyan region
    Six earthquakes have been registered in Bulgaria’s Smolyan region in the last 24 hours.

    According to data from the National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy and Geography (NIGGG) of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, the strongest earthquake had a magnitude of 2.9 on the Richter scale and was recorded at 1.20 a.m. on May 13. Its epicenter was 9.1 km to the northeast of the town of Dospat and 137 km from Sofia.

    There was one more 2.1-magnitude earthquake in Dobrich that was recorded at 7:18 a.m. on Thursday morning.

    There was also a slight tremor in the region of Dospat at 7:30 a.m. – 2,7 on the Richter scale.


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