Last Updated: Saturday, July 27, 2013

Earthquakes today: Bulgaria hit by several earthquakes

Update 04:05 UTC
Two more light earthquakes have hit Bulgaria. Recent ones are slightly stronger with magnitude 4 plus. Magnitude 4.3 earthquake hit 13 km S of Bansko at 03:22 UTC.

The twin earthquakes today hit Bulgaria's Blagoevgrad area, European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre reported.

The tremors in Bulgaria - with magnitudes of 3.9 and 3.5 hit in an interval of around 20 minutes.

The first 3.9-magnitude quake struck at 01:24 UTC located 11 km SE of Blagoevgrad and the second, measuring 3.5-magnitude, hit in the same region at 01:48 UTC, according to the EMSC. Both Bulgarian earthquakes today were 7.7 miles deep.

No damage or injury has been reported from Bulgaria earthquakes.

Recent study has found at least seven seismic spots in Bulgaria which can cause earthquakes beyond magnitude 6.5.

Epicenter Location
9 km NE of Simitli, Bulgaria
11 km SE of Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
84 km S of Sofia, Bulgaria

Original post: Natural Disasters List July 27, 2013

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